10 years ago today, a very special and sweet little doggie came to live at my house. Little Pepper was adopted from the Tacoma-Pierce County Humane Society on February 19, 2003, just a day or so away from....well let's not talk about that. Suffice to say that we rescued her just in time. She had only been an outdoor dog with her prior family, didn't know how to walk up or down stairs and she had no idea what toys were. She would take her treats and run to the other side of the yard to hide & eat it. She fuzzed her way right into my heart. During 2004 when the ex was undergoing chemotherapy for his Hepatitus C, Pepper really bonded with me. She definitely became my baby girl. She was a champ on our cross country trip too.
She was not happy about this photo. That's why I added the thought bubble.
When we lost power for those 6 days in December 2006, she was so freaked out that she started to sleep on my bed. I was so grateful for the extra warmth too! When the power came back on, she had already decided that bedtime meant 'mommy's room'. If I had the door shut she'd scratch at it till I let her in.
Giving me her 'I hate having my picture taken so stop it!' look.
Princess Pepper P. Puppington of the Bonney Lake Puppingtons says, 'We are NOT amused'. I have like a million nicknames for her. She basically responds to anything I call her. I'm not sure she even knows her name is 'Pepper'.
She loves romping in the snow!
"Really, mom? Really?"
Stealing my chair and snuggling with her lambchop toy. "Don' touch. Iz mine".
"Ai haz a duck! Iz mai duck!"
I love my sweet little Beandog!!!!!!! I can't imagine my life without her. She's about 12 now and still spry, despite her greying muzzle. And has me wrapped around her fuzzy paw and she knows it too. She cries piteously if I leave the house without her. I'm relieved that Sagan is here for many reasons, but at least to keep her company because I can't always take them both with me, especially during the hot summer months.
Happy 10th anniversary Teeny Tiny Beanie Weenie!!! Mommy lubs you! Oh yes she does! Oh yes she does!!!