Three years ago this weekend, a certain Pointer came home with us for the first time — can’t believe that it’s been that long already.

My favorite is the picture of her exploring our tiny yard. She was a puppy not any bigger than a hose-pot. That, and the Victory Lap.

Stevil

Well — that was quick.

To really get PuppyQuest-2009 going, The Beloved and I went up to a dog show outside of LA this past weekend so that we could meet and greet some of the breeds we were considering for our next dog.

While we were there, we ran into several Pointers from a breeder not too far from where we live.  They were all very sweet dogs — attentive, friendly and pretty relaxed.  After talking with a couple of people from the breeder (and a couple of people that owned their dogs), they invited us to see their puppies they had remaining.  As you might expect being puppies, they were incredibly cute and friendly — afterall they are puppies.

So, we thought and thought about it and researched the breed and compared them to the breeds that we had thought we'd liked (but after meeting a couple were…

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  1. I had a feeling when I read the title that this was about your dog.
    I am still thinking (scheming, I guess, if you will) on how I will get a dog of my own. Well, to be honest, the kids would be thrilled. Not quite a possibility right now, though.

    • jaklumen — we were really lucky (in an odd way) that I was laid-off right before we got Penny, so I got to hang with her for the whole summer. That made training and bonding pretty easy.

  2. Oh, how exciting to add a new family member! And look at Penny! What a beauty! Love seeing pics of her, and can’t wait to hear more about pupppppiiiiiesssss!

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