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Big news in the shangrila household!
« on: April 05, 2008, 12:28:43 am »
I haven't been around BPO much the past couple weeks because I was too heartbroken after Zoey's passing, but I have some big news I wanted to share with BPO. The past couple weeks I have been feeling more open to the idea of bringing another puppy into our home, but I didn't really plan on getting one until this summer. Well...

Today a little fluffball sort of fell into our laps. She's a new year's baby, so she's four months old, and she's a saint bernard (although she has so much white in her coloring I wouldn't be suprised it she's a mix). We have named her penny (lost fans will appreciate that we got the idea for her name from the love of desmonds life, penelope whitmore).

She's very mellow so far and seems pretty nervous to be in a new home. She spent the evening cuddling with me and dan, and not really exploring the house much. She also wasn't eating or drinking, so I started to worry about hypoglycemia. I rubbed some karo on her tongue and gums, and a couple minutes she walked around the room, and then ate a treat we left down for her, and then another treat that we gave her  :) She still hasn't had anything to drink, which worries me, but at least we're moving in the right direction eating the treats. I'm going to pick up some nutri-cal tommorow morning in case she still isn't eating her food.

My camera is MIA, so for now y'all will have to settle for a cameraphone picture  ;) So without further ado, introducing Penny...
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008, 12:57:26 am »
Congrats she's cute.  I am sure she will drink when she settles in a bit.  Butler was the same way when I brought him home.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2008, 01:54:28 am »
awww congrats :) she is SUCH a cutie! i'm sure she'll settle in soon,  ;D

here's a picture of a saint from puppydogweb.co m she may be purebred :P guess we'll see when she gets a little bigger


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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2008, 08:24:39 am »
Oh my goodness!  Penny is just as cute as can be!  Congratulation s!  I can't wait to hear all about her!

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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2008, 08:50:19 am »
OMG!!! I am so happy for you guys :)
Penny is definitely a cutie! :-* :-* :-*
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2008, 08:53:41 am »
Such happy news! I'm so glad that you and Penny have found each other, she's adorable.  :)
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2008, 09:09:10 am »
Aw - that is wonderful news! And yes, do tell the rest of the story!
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2008, 09:18:35 am »
aw!!!! Congratulation s on the new bundle of poop -I mean joy! Penny is gorgeous! She looks pretty pure saint to me but I guess we will know for sure in the later months  ;D how exciting! Lucca wants her as his bride, but insists he needs more pictures  :P
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2008, 10:07:48 am »
If my calculations are right, though, being a new year's baby makes her three months old, not four, so that could be part of her timidity....Ho w did she "fall into your laps"?!?!?! 

OMG - I was totally thinking that since april is the 4th month she's 4 months old, but you're totally right she's only 3 months old lol  :D

I'll put it this way - she sort of fell into my lap more than she fell into dan's (who has been sending secret phone calls and emails, lol  :D)
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2008, 11:47:32 am »
Penny is beautiful - in a fuzzy, blurry kind of way. Can I send you a camera so you can take more pictures?? What a wonderful surprise. I'd say Dan is a "keeper" for organizing this surprise for you.
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« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2008, 11:51:37 am »
Congratulation s on your new arrival, she is beautiful. And, it's true, the amount of white she has is no indication of the purity of her breeding. It just indicates she's probably a 'splash' coat rather than a 'mantle'. Whichever, she looks just adorable! Much joy, health and long life to your new baby girl.  
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« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2008, 02:19:43 pm »
Congrats on your darling little girl. ;D She is one big ball of fuzzy fur  :D She will settle in and be drinking out of your toilet in no time. ;)
Congrats and we can't wait to see MORE pictures  :-*

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« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2008, 03:05:56 pm »
Awwww, congratulation s!!!  She is adorably soft & snuggly looking.  I can't wait to see more pics of her sweet baby face and hear more of her story.  BTW, your hubby sounds like a sweetheart to surprise you with a puppy to love.  ;D
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« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2008, 04:39:53 pm »
That's wonderful news!  :D Congratulation s! She's adorable!
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Re: Big news in the shangrila household!
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2008, 08:16:36 pm »
Aww! I love her Heather. She is beautiful & I am so glad your home will soon be full of more smiles & lots of fur. Congratulation s!!!
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