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Friday, May 27, 2011

mes chiens.

it's been a while since you had a pupdate.

buxton is just shy of six months.  he's still piddling in the house from time to time {on the puppy pad which has become our new doormat by the back door}.  he's a whiner & refuses to jump ONTO the couch, but he will not hesitate to jump OFF of he couch.  he still hoards toys.  he still annoys frisco.

we had a scare a couple weekends ago.  after his first trip to the beach, we noticed that his left eye was red & he was squinting.  after a trip to the emergency vet, two eye stains, a few photos {yes, the vet took pics of his cuteness!} & a prescription of drops, the diagnosis was conjunctivitis.  go figure.


once upon a time, we were strictly a cat family.  now we have two dogs.  go figure.

 {can you see some of the red in frisco's coat?  his color is technically black & white although he looks a little seal - black coat with a red glimmer - to me every now & again!}

frisco is just weeks away from his second birthday.  i can't believe he's almost two already.  he's been doing well.  his eye isn't giving him any issues & the scar doesn't bother him.  {remember his blue eye? if so, then you understand why we were so paranoid about buxton's eye.}  frisco's eye may not be bothering him, but we HAVE dealt with some allergy issues.  last week, adam called me at work.  he was frantic.  frisco was covered in welts & his face was swollen.  after a phone call to the vet & two doses of benadryl {12 hours apart}, he was fine.  from what i understand, boston terriers are notorious for allergies, especially contact allergies.  go figure.


as you know {or maybe you didn't}, frisco & buxton have the same father.  buxton looks more like their daddy {red bull}.  you would think that they would be similar in personality, right?  wrong.  buxton is a tap dancer.  he will prance & wiggle at your feet.  it's hilarious.  he can't wag his tail, but he can shake his rump. frisco, on the other hand, will jump on you, get in your face & find a way to violate you with his tongue.  

what do both dogs have in common?  they like to sleep.  preferably, on a king size bed.  go figure.

{ could you resist that face??}

life with two dogs is fun.
life with two boston terriers* is pure chaos.  but, we wouldn't trade it for the world.

go figure.

*not to start a debate {because i don't want to & will not entertain one}, but for the boston terrier purist, buxton doesn't really fit the bill because of his reddish coat.  but, as he grows, he's becoming more brindle.  for what it's worth, his momma is black & white. he looks all boston to me and we love him just the same.

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Blogger La Creative Latina Diva said...

OMG OMG OMG...could Buxton be any cuter. They both are gorgeous doggies, but that last pictures pulls my heart strings.

May 27, 2011, 3:25:00 PM  
Blogger Susannah said...

Okay they are both freaking adorable! Buxton takes the cake though-totes adorbs!!!

May 27, 2011, 8:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seriously...if your pups were any cuter I don't know what I'd do with myself LOL.

On a side note, I love the pics you've been posting on your blog...very well done!!

May 29, 2011, 4:22:00 PM  
Blogger Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

They are adorable! I loved reading this post because it reminds how much caring for a dog is like caring for a child...potty training, visits to the doc (I can say that because we had dogs for eight years before we had a child).

May 31, 2011, 9:49:00 AM  
Blogger MommaKiss said...

big pooch lover here, those dudes are adorable!

May 31, 2011, 10:34:00 AM  

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