Hattie as a puppy

cocker-spaniel-2130398_1280When I first met Hattie she was an innocent, playful but nippy little puppy.   She’s a black working Cocker Spaniel with long, curly ears and soft, velvet paws.  On a good day she won’t tug on the lead, jump up on the table when we’re eating or dig up the flowers but on a  bad day she does all of those things!  To escape her snappy jaws I ran up the stairs or climbed on the sofa.  When she’s being particularly naughty I tell her to go to her bed and tell her firmly not to do it again.

A few days after I met her there was an incident in the park.  Hattie chased some female deer while I shouted at her to stop.  Fortunately, a few minutes later I managed to catch her and attach her to the lead.  I couldn’t stay cross with her for too long because of the way she snuggled up to me and licked me all over the face.  What a funny dog!

 

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6 thoughts on “Hattie as a puppy

  1. Rayann says:

    Hello, grandma and grandpa and uncle Stefan here
    Excellent writing, we look forward to further instalments.

    Happy holidays

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    • Thank you. I’m looking forward to seeing who else comments on my blog. So far, I’ve had four people from Britain look at my blog, and three people from Australia.

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  2. sketcher563 says:

    Hi Grace, Hattie sounds lovely, but naughty. A bit like my dog Suzie who goes out on patrol at night looking for rats. She’s 14 and she’s got no teeth, so I don’t know what she would do if she caught one! Looking forward to more stories.

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