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Offline EmmaH

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Happy Birthday Luca!
« on: August 01, 2016, 11:57:18 AM »
Well today its Luca's first birthday, he's really starting to grow up! Even though he isn't with me today, I am going to visit him at the boarding facility and play with him for a couple of hours. I'm going to bring him a bully stick too as a treat, since I won't have to smell it :biggrin: I haven't seen him in a month...

This dog has been so much more than I ever expected. He's my best friend, my partner, and I've been blessed to watch him grow and learn. He's come so far, and I'm so proud of him.

From a puppy who just wanted to nap:
http://s1104.photobucket.com/user/EmmaH19/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160801_093705_zpsplnk9tze.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
And chew on everything:
http://s1104.photobucket.com/user/EmmaH19/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20151008_200840_zpsja2rapfs.jpeg.html?sort=3&o=0
To now:
http://s1104.photobucket.com/user/EmmaH19/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160704_195049_zpscigu0os9.jpg.html?sort=3&o=2

Happy Birthday Alucard, I can't wait to see what the next year brings!


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Re: Happy Birthday Luca!
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2016, 03:55:32 PM »
He's so handsome! Happy birthday, Luca!
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Re: Happy Birthday Luca!
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2016, 08:00:47 PM »
Thanks Ariel, he's gotten even bigger since the last time I saw him! His chest is deepening and he's filling out. I told him he's getting to be very manly :smile:

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Re: Happy Birthday Luca!
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2016, 09:10:10 PM »
Jubi's chest is doing the same. It's very interesting raising a puppy. I've never raised a young puppy before and did not watch my childhood dog like I do Jubi. Please take and post new pics of Luca when he comes home!
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Re: Happy Birthday Luca!
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2016, 11:10:45 PM »
I shall! I've been thinking about teaching him to stack. He's got a really great body shape. I know you taught Jubi, any tips.

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Re: Happy Birthday Luca!
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2016, 11:17:59 PM »
I'm still not heavily experienced, but just teaching her to take a step forward with each of her front paws and then also stay when you pick up and place each foot down. Grab front feet by the elbow, not by the foot.
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