In Life: I Got A Puppy

Sorry for the lack of blog posts but I have a good reason; it’s story time!

I lost my last dog six months ago and ever since then there has been something missing from my family, we all felt it. Myself and my mother started looking for dogs maybe a couple of months ago but there were no Labrador puppies or any puppies available in Ireland from a responsible breeder. Our last two dogs had been from responsible breeders and they were great dogs so that’s the avenue we went down first.

Around the start of February there was a news story that would change our outlook on how we looked for a dog. There was a new story about 116 puppies that had been seized at Dublin port that were on their way to England to be sold. When my mother saw the article she said she wanted one of the beagle puppies. We were all in agreement that a beagle would be a great dog for us, they are intelligent, cheeky and great for people who run and hike.

There was a problem, the puppies couldn’t be adopted because of the investigation, we didn’t know when they would be available so we started to look at other dogs in the DSPCA in the hope of a puppy. We took a couple of trips up and one Sunday morning…we found this little girl. She was one of the 116 puppies! We got to rescue her within 4 days and she is perfect!DSC_2714 copyThis is Tiffin (like the biscuit cake) she is a 15 week old Beagle pup and I love her. She is boisterous and mischievous! She is really smart and really well behaved for a puppy! She knows that she has to sit down to get back inside and she has just learnt lie down.DSC_2666 copyShe loves outside! She loves to explore and find sticks, nibble on plants and dig in the dirt (yes I am correcting all of these things) I can’t wait to bring her to the park! That’s this weeks adventure! DSC_2680 copyShe has the most beautiful face! Her big ears are just adorable. I love that she runs to me when I hunker down. That she curls up in my lap and snuggles. That she has already mastered her crate. She is wonderful. She has also learned how to get up on the kitchen table, which is so bold but I can’t help but laugh (but I am correcting her, I know it’s bad) DSC_2729 copyI love that this little girl is in my life. I am so excited for her to be my adventure buddy. If anyone wants a post on my experience rescuing from the DSPCA let me know in the comments.

So Beans, welcome Tiffin!

Happy Travels!