Reese Feb 2016 Reese at Rona1Hi Everyone

Winter in Calgary is kinda long and dreary.  I love the snow, but I’m not so keen on the cold temperatures.  But there are Chinooks here that melt the snow once in a while and that’s really fun because it makes mud in the yard.  I like running through the mud and getting my paws all wet and dirty. (No one can tell, because I have black fur, right?)

Most of the time I have to stay clean, though.  I am working hard on sitting still for pictures.  Do you think I look like my dad, Pride?  I sure do!

The sun is warming things up even more now in the garden, and that means plants are growing and bugs are starting to walk around.   I found where the tulips were starting to sprout and ate all the tips.  No one was impressed, but they DID taste SO good.  Reese Feb 2016 Reese in gardenThen I snuffled in the dead leaves under the hedge and something there found ME!  I don’t know what it was, but I got hives ALL over my eyes and muzzle.  That was NOT fun, and I had to go to the vet to get some pills to make me feel better.

We’ve been going on more field trips for puppy class, and I like to work for other handlers too.  I always sit nicely and look attentively at them so they will remember their training and give me treats.   They do really well at remembering to give us puppies treats!

Submitted by our PADS Puppy-in-Training, Reese, and her Volunteer Puppy Raisers, Wendy & Peter Proudlock.