I wish to thank Ember the Fox Red Labrador for gifting me with my puppy and also to thank Edenshot Labradors for making all of this possible. Ember is such a great mum and now she will be glad to not have 8 puppies hanging off her feeding!
When I arrived at Edenshot Labradors amazing plot, Angela was already outside with all eight puppies. One came running over to me and started chewing my shoes. (it had a yellow collar) I had forgotten how sharp their little teeth are. Then one came over and started biting the back of my ankle. Note to self, I should have worn my muck boots! I thought perhaps yellow collar may be the one because he ran up to me first. I kept a good eye on him.
Angela put the females back in their stable bed and between the two of us we carried two pups each into the house out of the rain. They were given treats and I knelt on the floor with them, trying to get a sign that one was to be mine. Geoff recommended interacting and playing with them, I did and yellow collar and purple collar came and sat on my knee playing. I tapped my chest and gestured for one to come closer and purple collar was determined to get the closest to me. I then thought perhaps purple collar was to be mine. Angela told me at that point that it was purple collar that had pooped on me when I first met them.
I knew it was a choice between purple and yellow collar but which one? Angela gave them a raw bone from the butchers and purple collar bounded into the group of puppies, grabbed it and tottled off with this huge bone all to himself under the table. None of the others tried to take it back from him. I knew this was to be my puppy. He made me laugh. He was confident and mischievous.
He comes to his new home in a few weeks. 🤗 Wish me luck! Do you think he looks mischievous or like an angel?! Maybe he will be like me! 😇
The dream always included two dogs. My Chocolate Labrador Flint is 12.5 years old so I decided it is time for me to finally get the second dog I have longed for, 12.5 years late!
So on my 42nd Birthday I decided that would be the perfect birthday treat, to go meet my puppy, a fox red Labrador.
Ember, the puppies mum had 8 puppies, 4 boys and 4 girls. Flint tells me he would like a brother so we are getting a boy.
They are only 3 weeks old so I shall return at 6 weeks when they are doing more than just sleeping, to choose one of four boys.
Meeting them all for the first time was magical. They are bundles of pure joy and gorgeousness. Mum Ember is such an amazing mum. We also met Bomber from another litter, he is so handsome.
Angela Ember’s mum put all 4 boys onto my lap, I was in puppy heaven… until one decided to poop all over my brand new birthday jeans! We have put a collar on the culprit and maybe that is a sign to either choose him or to not choose him!
It was a struggle to leave them all, I am counting the days until I go see them again.