Charlie Blue Gets Attacked

Two weeks ago, our sweet Charlie Blue was attacked. It was a scary experience, but we are thankful that she is healthy, happy, and just as sweet as she’s always been.

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IMG_20131116_144151Two weeks ago the unimaginable happened. Something happened that that we never thought about, and certainly never worried about. Two weeks ago, our sweet Charlie Blue was attacked by an off leash dog.

My husband, Ian, took Charlie for a walk in the evening on the Greenbelt, which is a path that runs along the Boise River. He took her to one of our favorite spots by the river—a spot that we often fish at with our two young children. A jogger came to this spot with her off leash dog. Charlie was on leash. Ian said it happened so fast, and before he knew it the other dog was on Charlie’s back. Charlie didn’t fight back. Ian had to kick the other dog to get it off of her.

It was dark by the time Ian and Charlie returned home. We didn’t realize how serious her injuries were until…

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Charlie Blue is a busy girl

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Charlie Blue is One Year Old!20140321_173045

Hi Shela and Cliff!

Here’s a little update with a bunch of photos …

Charlie Blue’s first birthday was in February. We can’t believe our baby Weim is already one! She is still best buds with our two-year-old daughter. They play together so well 🙂

Our six-year-old son has decided that he wants to be a police officer and he wants Charlie to be his K-9 police dog 🙂

Some of Charlie’s favorite activities are chasing leaves blowing in the wind, going down slides with the kids at the park, retrieving softballs, bringing home the biggest sticks she can find on our walks, and trying to play with the cats (they are never interested).

I love you; where did you go? I love you; where did you go?

We love her so much! We are excited for another summer of camping, fishing, and canoeing with our best pal—Charlie Blue.

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Charlie Blue · Weimaraner

Charlie Blue’s First Summer

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Charlie Blue had a fantastic summer. We took her fishing, swimming, camping, and canoeing. We also took her to Oregon to visit family and friends.IMAG4548-1-1 We learned how well she gets along with other dogs even when they don’t warm up to her right away.

IMAG4558-1She does well in the water, but if she gets into deep water she panics a little and tries to climb onto the closest person. I was hoping she would go dock diving with the rest of the family, but she didn’t want to. Maybe next time 🙂IMAG4560-1-1

IMAG4672-1We were amazed at how well Charlie Blue did on her first canoe ride. She is angel when the whole family is in the canoe. It was a completely different experience when my husband took her fishing by himself. She paced back and forth, she barked, and she jumped out several times. I guess she does…

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Charlie Blue · Weimaraner

Featured Weimaraner — Charlie Blue

From dinner time to tubby time, our Weim never ceases to amaze us…

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Full of Surprises

581915_10201077028348895_449730690_nCharlie Blue has definitely developed a different relationship with each member of our family. IMAG3867-1-1She is buddy-buddy and gentle with our fourteen-month-old daughter. IMAG3911-1-1She is rowdy and always wants to play with our five-year-old son (he often gets her riled up and doesn’t enjoy the consequences—jumping and nipping). She listens to and respects my husband the most. IMAG3937-1-1-1She is calm and relaxed around Grandad. And she snuggles with me in the evening after she is worn out.IMAG3925-1

Only thing is for certain—she surprises all of us. We thought the angel food cake was far enough back on the counter that Charlie couldn’t reach it. Boy, were we wrong. Poof! Angel food cake gone, just like that. One night, after I finished drying Charlie off from her bath she escaped down the hallway to the bathroom and jumped back in the tub. I took her out and dried…

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Charlie Blue · Mama's Purse Book Tour · Weimaraner

Featured Weimaraner — Charlie Blue

We have been very busy welcoming the newest member of our family–little miss Charlie Blue! I do have several book signing events coming up. In fact, there is one tomorrow (Saturday, April 6th) at the Fairview & Cole Hastings in Boise. I will be signing copies of Mama’s Purse from 4-8 pm. Come down and color a Mama’s Purse coloring sheet with me! I also have free bookmarks and maroon balloons for the kiddos 🙂 Hope to see you there!

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Charlie Blue is doing better than we expected!

Our sweet little Charlie Blue has settled right in at her new home. She loves to play with the kids and her toys, especially her pink bird. 🙂 Crate training and potty training are going better than we expected. She fussed the first few days when we put her in the crate, but she doesn’t throw a fit anymore. 🙂 We put bells by the front door to help with potty training.


Charlie Blue loves her human siblings!

Our five-year-old son enjoys helping with training and taking her for walks around our yard. Our one-year-old daughter isn’t crazy about doggy kisses yet, but we’re sure she’ll come around.IMAG3284-1-1

Two babies keep me busy!

IMG_20130330_164514The baby and the puppy keep me on my toes because they both want to put everything in their mouths! We are working on limiting her puppy biting and…

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