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08-28-2005, 11:08 AM
GRANT!! Yes, I have added a new furkid to the family. The original thread about his story is here. (http://petoftheday.com/talk/showthread.php?s=&threadid=86722/) I have been meaning to make his intro thread for a few days but work had me held up and my camera batteries needed to charge. Well without further ado, let me introduce Grant. He's a blue merle ACD and he's 1 1/2. Ok on with the pics.....

Hey Pet Talk!!! (He's not too great about pics yet so excuse my arm as I had to hold his head so I could take a pic)

Side view (Excuse my hand, again. :o )

Walking and sniffing

More coming.

08-28-2005, 11:15 AM
Hello Ladies :)

Givin' me some lovin' (Please pay no attention to me, I worked last night, 13 hours, so I look less than beautiful and this is the first time my pic has been on here, really I don't look that bad when I am not tired and cleaned up :o )

Another view of the handsome guy, look at that tongue. It gives lots of kisses and big slurpy ones too :eek:

Showing Mr. Lion who's boss by ripping off his shirt. I fear Mr. Lion might not be with us much longer. :o Grant is a pretty tough chewer and ripper upper.


08-28-2005, 11:23 AM
Playing with the girls. He and Sadie chase each other around while Maggie is the ref and barks as they go by. I think she knows better than to get in the mess as he will run her over. He tries to herd her in the yard. :eek:

"Oooooo, aaaahhhhhh" Mom scratches my belly so good.

"See my pretty teeth PetTalk and my tongue that loves to give kisses" (He's got beautiful teeth, nice and white. He's also got a beautiful bite, no over or under bite here.) He gnaws on me to play but we are trying to break that habit as he's got some big teeth and a big mouth so he doesn't need to be biting or gnawing on anyone.


08-28-2005, 11:30 AM
Playing with some toys. Yep, that's a snake. It's about 3 feet long and it rattles and hisses. :D

Grant greeting his friend, Eddie. I believe Eddie is a Jack Russell. See his hair standing up, LOL. He always does that when we go by, even with Sadie and Maggie. He's not mean, just trying to be tough.

Some of the neighborhood pups. The Rotties hardly barked but the little Jack carried on.

Few more...

08-28-2005, 11:49 AM
Ok everyone thanks for meeting Grant. He's going to be a wonderful addition to the family. :)

But....I can't let you all go without posting some of my princess girls.

My most beautiful, gentle and loving Sadie Anne. She will always be my baby. She was my first dog and she is my heart. I love the rest of them just as much, but she is special.

And my Maggie May, the world's fiercest squirrel hunter. :) At least she thinks she is and that's all that matters. :D She is much more loving than when we first got her, she loves for me to carry her around and cuddle her.

My girls together. I will try and get all 3 together but that is proving to be quite the challenge. Ok people, that does it. Hope you all enjoyed seeing my babies.


08-28-2005, 12:03 PM
Amber, Grant is just wonderful! What a handsome baby boy. Like I told you on AIM he looks sooooo puppyish! Him and Ki would love eachother. We really need to get them together. They could help eachother get over their fears. ;)

I hope everything runs smoothly with him and the girl, which by the way are as precious as ever. :)

Sadie is such a sweetheart and Maggie sounds like such a personaility.

08-28-2005, 12:09 PM
Welcome to Pet Talk, Grant! He is such a handsome boy!! He has pretty eyes too, love his coloring. I'm glad he's been fitting in well with your family. Thanks for the photos, it's great to see Sadie and Maggie again too, what cuties. I didn't realize Sadie was that much bigger than Maggie!

08-28-2005, 12:19 PM
Originally posted by wolf_Q
Welcome to Pet Talk, Grant! He is such a handsome boy!! He has pretty eyes too, love his coloring. I'm glad he's been fitting in well with your family. Thanks for the photos, it's great to see Sadie and Maggie again too, what cuties. I didn't realize Sadie was that much bigger than Maggie!

Grant and I thank you Amy. LOL...Sadie weighs 3 times as much as Maggie. So Grant and Maggie....you can imagine what they look like next to each other. :eek:

08-28-2005, 12:19 PM
Congrats!! :) What a lil' cutie!! :)

08-28-2005, 12:23 PM
He is a beautiful dog

08-28-2005, 12:54 PM
Welcome to PT Grant!! I loved the pictures, he is sooo handsome! The girlies are just as gorgeous as ever! I'm so glad everything is working out now, he looks like a big goofy guy!

08-28-2005, 01:34 PM
Grant is so handsome! Congrats! :D

08-28-2005, 01:57 PM
Originally posted by gemini9961

OMGzz... this picture says a million words of how he feels about his new home. I'm so proud of you guys, Maggie and Sadie too! This really made my day, it's such a nice success story about how good any pup can be with the right love and training.

Grant is SO handsome! If I lived anywhere near Florida I would be harassing you guys constantly about meeting the little man :p he is one of the cutest ACD's I've ever seen!! His facial markings are adorable, and he's soooo cute and stocky xD... *steals*. Great job with Grant-y, I can't wait to see more pics of him and his sisters playing, I'm sure they'll only love eachother more and more every day :D

hrm... I also see him with that ball. I think we have a future Flyball/Agility dog!!! ;)... oh and, for the chewing, bitter apple or tabasco sauce and screeching when the behavior starts should help fix that. Teach him bite inhibition by holding treats between your fingers with only a little bit of the treat sticking out... he can gently lick or chew on only the treat, if he nips your fingers you screech and the treat goes away and doesn't come back for a few minutes. That helped Gonzo a LOT! Herding pups are generally super-sensitive and just want to make you happy :) also, once he gets good at that, playing tug with ropes and plushies and every once in a while sliding your hand near his mouth will help with bite inhibition. you probably already know this.... just tips ^.^. I'm really happy with all that you've done for this boy! oh yeah...


08-28-2005, 05:00 PM
oh Wow. I am glad I didn't miss this thread. Welcome to PT Grant! You are such a cutie. You look so happy and so relaxed in your new home already. Sadie and Maggie always take beautiful photos. Congrats on your new addition to your family too.

08-28-2005, 05:24 PM
Welcome to pet talk Grant! You are so handsome!!

08-28-2005, 08:24 PM
Congratulations! You have a very handsome boy there. ACDs are such loyal dogs, too. I know you will enjoy him.

08-28-2005, 08:36 PM
Welcome to pet talk, Grant!!!!! You are a handsome guy!!! :) ;)

08-28-2005, 08:45 PM
Oh Grant!!! ***** SWOON******
You are Gorgeous!!!!!
And Have Found Such a Wonderful Home!!!!
A Forever Home!!!
Congratulations Gorgeous Grant!!!
You Deserve That Beautiful Smile!!!

08-28-2005, 11:28 PM
Good choice, Amber! I'm SO happy you added Grant to your crew! He already looks so happy and well adjusted! Congratulations! Your girls are so precious! Your place must be zooming now! (ps..Logan is up for competition on squirrel chasing! :D :D )

08-29-2005, 02:22 AM
:eek: Im still in sock here.
what a cute dog! looks like hes settled in really well already

and i too am shocked at much smaller Maggie is next to Sadie!

Ginger's Mom
08-29-2005, 05:51 AM
I am so glad to hear that things have worked out so well. :) He is a very handsome boy, and your girls are adorable as always. I am sure they are keeping you very busy. Please give them all hugs for me.

08-29-2005, 07:53 AM
Oh gosh, he's gorgeous! His coloring is outstanding, and I love those big brown eyes! Enjoy that new boy of yours (great name for him, too!).

08-29-2005, 08:33 AM
wow, grant is so cute! congratulations to you both

08-29-2005, 10:47 AM
Originally posted by K9karen
(ps..Logan is up for competition on squirrel chasing![/COLOR] :D :D

Thank you so much everyone!!! It is a FULL house for sure now. It's very busy. And I always have 3 pups following me around wherever I go, LOL. Karen, Maggie says she would be excited for Logan to come over and help chase squirrels. Erica, thanks as always for the great advice. I will try the treat tip because he does like to grab my hand for a treat and he's not to gentle so I'll have to break him of that. I will keep everyone updated. The kids and me thank everyone again for the nice comments. :)


Daisy and Delilah
08-29-2005, 11:29 AM
Wow!! Welcome to Pet Talk handsome Grant!! What a looker you are boy!! We hope you enjoy life in your new home with your adorable sisters!!:D

Love, Terry, Daisy and Delilah:)

Buddy Blaze Lover
08-29-2005, 01:22 PM
Awwww!!!:D Congrats on your new baby, Grant!:D He's beautiful, I love ACDs!!:D;) Those pics are great, he looks SO sweet!!:)

08-29-2005, 01:26 PM
Congrats on the new family member!:D Grant is a great looking dog. Welcome to PT Grant!:)