Monday, February 28, 2011

He's A Handful!

I guess I really forgot how much work it is to train a new puppy.  Jet, our new little (not for long though) Giant Schnauzer is truly a handful.  He's testing his limits with us every step of the way.  It's tempting to go the easy route and simply give-in, but we know better.  Slowly but surely, we are making progress with him.  The most difficult thing has been teaching him to walk in a controlled manner on a loose leash.  This will probably take a few weeks.

With his favorite squeaky toy.

Taking a drink of water, with his toy nearby.

And basking in the sun without a care in the world.  Probably dreaming about his toy.  Yes, he is very relaxed and his legs are spread wide open.  No shame.


Pricilla said...

Warming up!

Rather like kittens. I think they are cute so you DO forget how much energy they have.

cindy shake said...

That sleeping pose is EXACTLY how Nimbus and Tauzer sleep!!! hahaha! soon as you and Rick get Jet to walk well on a leash, come and teach Nimbus better manners! :o) They just want to check AT ALL TIMES to see who is boss. Tauzer is great, but the big guy oi-vay... -maybe it is a guy thing?! What a sweetie Jet is -you have a keeper. xo

Brandi said...

Yeah, but he's sooo cute! Handful, smandful.

shari said...

We all should be so at ease with ourselves! I love how animals just ARE. They are so cute for that very reason!

Jet is adorable! I love him with his squeaky toy! I miss having a dog... but as J Boo follows me around quite a bit, and climbs into my lap when I'm at the computer, it almost feels like having a dog! Except that cats are potty trained! (ha hahahaha) Sorry, not trying to rub it in.... ;-)

Brenda's Jewelry Box said...

awww..he really is a cutie patooty! He seems like he's got a very playful and loving personality, and he really loves his squeeky toy! So adorable!

LaVerne said...

How cute he is. Living life without a care in the world, knowing he will be cared for!

Diane said...

He is so precious, Vicki! Love the one of him soaking up the sun:>)