Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB ?2010 Gatwick Kenns

Post by anne » Thu May 03, 2018 6:20 pm

Grace and I had a wonderful time in the paddock this afternoon. Grace was beautifully behaved while we were waiting for our turn in the paddock. She was calm and relaxed eating grass and watching Oscar dog in the paddock while I chatted to Diana. Then once off the lead she happily chased me around in the paddock, barking with delight at the game. So wonderful to see her happy and enjoying life.
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Look at that smile!
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB ?2010 Gatwick Kenns

Post by anne » Fri May 04, 2018 6:58 pm

Sorry folks but I don't think there can ever be too many photos of this wonderful girl playing and looking carefree and happy. I believe she has bagged herself bed, breakfast and cuddles with Sarah this weekend so hopefully many more photos to come. woo.gif]
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Sat May 05, 2018 12:12 pm

Yes, I'm the lucky one to have this beauty in foster over the bank holiday weekend and a sunny one too, how good can it get :D
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Well what can I say, Grace is amazing, absolutely loves home life and has been good as gold with none of her kennel anxiety in evidence at all - it really is a privilege to see the true character of these beauties emerge, and in Grace's case it was instant - I can honestly say it feels as if she's been here an age rather than one night - and bear in mind I'd only briefly said hello to Grace before she hopped into my passenger seat and travelled home with me last night after walking.

Grace travelled really well, interested in where we were going and tummy and ear tickles too thumbs.gif On arrival she was keen to get inside and to my surprise (given how the big wide world seems to phase her at kennels) keen to explore my garden - with a real joy in her step woo.gif]
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I think you can sense her joy in this photo :0)
After that cuddles and snoozing on the sofa were in order after enjoying her dinner ofcourse. Grace has also proven herself house trained, out for bedtime 'business' last night and all good until this morning when we popped to the garden at 6.30 where she obliged again and then back to bed for more snoozies and a lovely long Saturday lie in :D
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and demonstrating her love of tummy tickles too !!!
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and snoozing and cuddles ...
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Morning sleepy snuggles xxx
The conservatory doors are now open and its lovely to see Grace being her independent self, exploring when she wants to, playing with a ball, coming and going outside and in and absolutely relaxed and a total joy to be with love4.gif Grace is one adorable, loving, lovely, gentle, kind and beautiful girl with an equally beautiful nature love4.gif love4.gif love4.gif
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And time for some upside down rolling too thumbs.gif
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Seeing her like this makes you realise how challenging kennel life is for Grace and also what a resilient, amazing girl she is to trust so quickly and lose all those anxieties the moment she returned to a more normal doggie life, totally LOVE her :D love4.gif :D

Come on Grace's new family, she'll fit right in and bring happiness in bounds into your life love4.gif thumbs.gif love4.gif
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Sat May 05, 2018 12:20 pm

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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Sat May 05, 2018 8:42 pm

A few more pics snapped on my phone :D
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Sat May 05, 2018 10:55 pm

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loving the freedom to go in and out when she likes :0)
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sunbathing !
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and rolling !!!
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back to sunbathing !!!
And some time to snooze ...
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crossed paws xxx
:crossfingers.gif: may Grace's home come soon xxx
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Giving me those 'pleeeease' eyes as I ate my lunch ! Grace rather fancied some of my cheese !
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Cuddles xxx
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"More tickles please !" :D
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"Play now please !!!"
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Bless little Grace, mid afternoon I thought I'd see if this lovely little lady would like a walk (she puts the brakes on at the kennels) - looking enthusiastic as I popped on her lead and harness and keen to get out the front door, down the front steps, and along the pavement ...
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... but it was still too soon for her, the brakes suddenly went on 3 houses down the pavement and bless, she just wanted to come back... so we did :D
Recalling the lovely Rowan who is now homed with the lovely JoJo I wondered whether if we drove a short way that would be easier for Grace, so we drove up to the common - still too much too soon for dearest Grace but we sat on the common and had cuddles instead love4.gif
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And then did the same from the car, all to try to build up Grace's confidence thumbs.gif
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Bless her she was very pleased to get back to my front door and get inside love4.gif
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Sun May 06, 2018 7:18 pm

Mornings with Grace, she's quite a lazy girl in a morning !!!
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And quite lazy when she'd got up too 0002.gif]
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But then it really was too hot to do anything else today xxx
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Mon May 07, 2018 11:33 am

Grace enjoyed a bit of an adventure last night thumbs.gif

She went to the pub :cool.gif:

Given how Grace is very uncertain of the big outside world we weren't sure how she would cope ... but what a success :D
Charlie & Bill collected us enroute and we parked in the pub car park, out jumped Grace and we were in the pub garden - despite it being very different to my garden, not that enclosed and lots more people around Grace was very very happy indeed, she just knew it was a garden and garden's are great places she enjoys woo.gif]
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It's ok here isn't it Grace :0)
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Oh yes, I like it here :0)
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Kisses and cuddles for me xxx
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"Mmmmm that looks good" said Grace !!! she was drooling watching Charlie tuck into her scallops !!!
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"Quite like the look of your fishcake too Sarah !!!" 0002.gif]
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"I'm a good girl" said Grace - oh yes a very very good girl xxx
We all had a lovely evening thumbs.gif
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Well done beautiful Grace xxx angel13.gif]
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Re: Grace Staffie x DofB 2010? Oxted W/E Foster

Post by Sarahk » Mon May 07, 2018 12:11 pm

Another lovely morning with my foster girl Grace, LOVE HER xxx love4.gif
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Errr, can you help me reach that Sarah !!! I did help ofcourse !!!
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kisses xxx
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more play please !!!
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Love ya xxx
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Really love ya !!!
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