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Category Archives: Pets & Animals

Chita’s Adventures: Downtown

On our quest to expose Chita to lots of new things while she’s a puppy, we took her downtown. There were lots of new things for her to see and smell (including too many cigarette butts on the ground; something I didn’t notice until trying to keep them out of her mouth that day.) Here more »

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puppy pirate

Chita’s on her second harness; she had a small but got upgraded to a medium the other day. We had never got her a regular collar and we decided that it would be easier than a harness for quick trips outside. This is the collar we decided on, we looked for a pink one but more »

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Chita’s Adventures: Nature Trail

Elyse is always looking for something new to do with Chita. The other day when we were driving to our friends house, we decided to pull over at this little nature trail and take Chita for a walk. It was her first time being in the woods and she did really good. She stayed on more »

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Chita @ the Lake

Last weekend we took Chita to the lake. Here we are making our way down the path to the lake. This was her first time visiting the lake, so we were interested to see how she would react to it. Her reaction was funny! Chris and I stepped into the lake (less than ankle deep) more »

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Car Ride

Here’s baby Chita on a car ride! We’ve been trying to take her to new places several times per week so she is used to more things in life. P.S. For those of you who are concerned about her safety, don’t worry! We have since bought her a proper travel crate for the car, we more »

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Chita Training

It’s been over a week since we’ve had baby Chita! She has done great adjusting to her new home. She sleeps very well at night and doesn’t bark or whine in the night. Here’s a cute picture of her in the yard: She loves to play with us inside! Here she is “tackling” Chris! She more »

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Meet Miss Chita

We got a puppy! We had decided a while back that when we moved into the house and had a yard we would get a puppy. We looked online at a lot of dogs for adoption, went to the SPCA, and also went to several dog adoption events in nearby towns where local humane societies more »

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Bye-Bye Baby

Well, these past couple days have been very sad for us. We realized soon after we got Dexter that Chris is allergic to cats. It’s weird, because he didn’t used to be, but we found out the hard way that allergies can develop in adults. Chris tried to tough it out for a while, but more »

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