Pumpkin's first week

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 9 September 2010 | 7 Comments


I thought I would send you an update on my new life. My new owners, Alex and Emma, picked me up last Saturday. They are really lovely people and I am settling in nicely. I have also changed my name to Bear (much more me!) and am quickly learning to respond to it.

At the beach

On Saturday afternoon I spent all afternoon with lots of people watching hockey and going shopping for more toys and bones on Sunday, as well as lots of walks. I have met and played with lots of other dogs and am now very happy to socialise with all dogs. I am getting lots of walks every day (2 even before Emma and Alex leave for work and another at lunch time plus a couple in the evening!) and as they live next to a park I get the chance to run around and play with my new four legged friends – and there are lots of those. When I am not being walked I am sleeping! I am not used to so much exercise but I am really enjoying it.

I am trying really hard to fit in and as a result am getting lots and lots of cuddles. The only thing I do that they are not too happy about is weeing in the house when I am left. I know that I am doing wrong and am really trying hard to stop doing it. Alex and Emma seem to understand that it is only a matter of time for me to get over this little hiccup and give me lots of praise when I don’t make a mess. Apart from this they seem to love me loads and are really pleased with me – I keep getting told what a good boy I am!

Having a rest
Lots of love
And another rest

Bear (aka Pumpkin)

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  • Hi,
    Very sorry to have to report that Bear died on Sunday night, 16 March 2014, following diagnosis of a severe case of Fibrocartilaginous embolism, which meant he would not have led a fullfilling life and hence following the advice of the vet, Bear was put to sleep. Sox, previously Hazel of the refuge, is missing him very much.

    Posted by Alex, 19/03/2014 1:15pm (5 years ago)

  • he is a handsom dog and bear is a much better name for him hes lucky dog

    Posted by lynda, 27/09/2010 10:47am (8 years ago)

  • A talking and web savvy hound!!?? - we need him back as a novelty exhibit. Those precious plants make great pillows dont they?

    Posted by Bill from the City Pound, 20/09/2010 5:44pm (8 years ago)

  • love it!....too cute :-)

    Posted by Felicity, 14/09/2010 4:44pm (8 years ago)

  • very cute!

    Posted by Emma, 10/09/2010 5:32pm (8 years ago)

  • Oh beautiful, so happy Bear has found a loving home and is getting lots of cuddles. He always was such a cuddly boy at the refuge.

    Posted by Melanie Yarnall, 10/09/2010 10:47am (8 years ago)

  • Hello Bear!
    Be a good boy in the garden today!

    Posted by Alex, 10/09/2010 10:10am (8 years ago)

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