Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:34 pm by thr62
Yesterday was the first day I met Arthur, he was a bit apprehensive when I first met him and whilst out walking he kept looking round at Charlie for reassurance, after a quick walk Charlie went on her way so we carried on exploring - near the farm we came across a couple of wayward hens but.....Arthur didn't even give them a second glance
On the way back his lead became caught around his back leg, I did manage to untangle but only after Arthur had a little growl as he didn't really know what was going on.
Back at the kennels I sat in his pen for around 10 mins with Arthur firmly seated on my lap, he clearly didn't want to be left alone.
What a difference a day makes!
Collected Arthur today, he was a bit reserved when I entered his pen however once he saw who it was he soon came out tail wagging.
Rachel was waiting in the car park, after a brief introduction we were on our way. He had more of a spring in his step today, he seemed a bit anxious when we heard a dog barking in the distance but he soon forgot about it, we passed a garden with two loose dogs in the front who started yapping away but good old Arthur, didn't even give them a second glance.
A few photos from today:
Something ahead obviously caught his eye:
Enjoying the sunshine (for the brief time it appeared)
We then went into the enclosed area for a run around, I think as he'd only just met Rachel he wasn't too sure about being cuddled but was quite happy to be stroked by her obviously once he gets to know you he certainly show's he trusts you as the following photos will show:
Time for a face wash...
He even let me pick him and and give him a cuddle
In the enclosed area we also had a little run around without Arthur's lead and he wouldn't leave my side
Apologies for the quality but it was taken on a camera phone but hopefully you'll see how good he is on focusing on me
I have seen two sides to Arthur, a scared, growly little dog to a trusting and very lovable dog who I know will be a very local companion.