Every puppy will encounter some situation at some point that intimidates them. Cosmo’s big one happened to be crossing the Brazos River at Dinosaur Valley State Park. The first time I took Cosmo to the river and started hopping rocks across it, he made a scene! He whined and yipped trying to get his courage … Continue reading Puppy conquers the Brazos River
At the end of November, the big day finally came. Cosmo was coming home! It seemed to be the longest seven weeks ever waiting for him to be ready to come home. Once I got him home and opened up his kennel in the back yard, the little guy just popped right out like he … Continue reading Introducing Cosmo vom Dopheide!
Nine months after Lizzie passed, I was finally ready to try again with another pup. You can never replace a dog, and each dog is unique. I had to wait until I was ready to accept a dog that wasn’t Lizzie, and not before. On September 27, 2013, I was sitting at brunch with friends … Continue reading Choosing my new puppy!
I have always wanted a German Shepherd since I can remember. I don’t know what actually started my fascination with the breed; I just know I always wanted one. When I was a child, I dreamed of having a strong, noble, and loyal German Shepherd that would always be by my side, my best friend. … Continue reading Lizzie’s First Months