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Friday, November 21, 2014


Henry and Cupid

After Benny and Luna passed, Henry has been trying to have Cupid join his pack. So far, Cupid has been sending him mixed messages.

Cupid is more than happy to be part of Henry's pack when it comes time to eat. Whenever we feed Henry, Cupid comes right up and eats right next to Henry just like Benny and Luna used to do.

But, when it comes to snuggling and lounging around, this is the best Cupid can do. In her mind, they are totally cuddling right now.

Thursday, November 20, 2014



It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just one week away! This year, Henry received an invitation to come to Thanksgiving dinner from Grammy. In previous years, the pugs have stayed at home while the humans went to Grammy's and hung out with the family. But Grammy knows how Henry has been having some separation anxiety and how Henry, by himself, is a really good boy. So, she gave him the green light to come on over for Thanksgiving dinner.

We are super excited to be able to bring Henry to Thanksgiving. Now, he just needs to live up to that good boy part wink

Monday, November 17, 2014

King of the Hill


On Henry's Sunday adventure he conquered this big hill. Which says a lot because it is really hard to find hills in Florida.

In case you can't spot Henry in the first picture here is a closer look.


What was Henry's favorite part of climbing up this big hill? That it was off the path. Henry isn't much to sticking to the beaten path. He'd much rather blaze his own trail.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Old Habits


The sun has been shining and that means that Henry has become a permanent fixture in the yard. The only way to get him back into the house is to pick him up and carry him. And even then he practically turns himself inside out to avoid being picked up.

I know he enjoys the sun, but I think he is also drawn to rolling around in the dirt and grass because he just got a bath this week. He has to do something to get that clean feeling off of him. We'll see if we can't do something this weekend that will dirty him up a bit.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Weekend Adventures


The weather this weekend would be considered cold by many Floridians, but for Henry, it was awesome pug weather. And since Henry is feeling so much better we took full advantage of our time together this weekend.

The weekend kicked off with Henry taking a long walk around the neighborhood on Friday night. We were able to get out before it got dark and Henry really liked that. He did the whole loop around our neighborhood, which is about 1.25 miles. It has been a long time since Henry has been able to walk that far without being carried or getting a "ride" home. We watched Henry closely for any signs that he was getting tired, but he easily finished the walk and bounded up the driveway at the end to get home for dinner.

Henry rested up on Saturday morning and by Saturday afternoon he was ready to get out and about again. This time we went to one of our favorite parks that has lots of shade. Henry got a nice walk in there and met a few other dogs too.

Sunday was an overcast day, but Henry was ready to get out for his usual Sunday morning jaunt. This time we went to a local shopping center that has a lake with a little fitness trail. Henry did the whole trail and a few little extra bump outs. After that he rode with his head out the window the whole way home.

It is so awesome to see Henry feeling so much better and happy to be out and about.

Friday, November 7, 2014

I Spy


As many of you already know, we are a bit over the top when it comes to the pugs. After Benny and Luna passed, Henry is a bit more anxious and doesn't really like to be left alone. So, when we leave Henry home alone, we like to be able to check in on him from time to time to make sure he is resting comfortable. So we decided to get a wifi camera and put it in his crate room. Then we can pull up the feed on our phone and see how Henry is doing. Crazy, but it sure does make us feel better knowing we can check in on him at anytime.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

It’s Growing on Him


Henry still isn't crazy about the stroller, but he is starting to learn to like it. If he is tired enough he will concede and agree to ride in it. Of course he would rather be carried than pushed, but he is way too heavy to be carried any real distance. It's a slow process, but Henry is learning to like the stroller.

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