Settling In

Popcorn and Tango just chillin' together

Popcorn and Tango just chillin’ together

Whilst I had thought I’d have a few quiet weeks settling in once selling Sydney and moving all my worldly goods into the Convent, life has a way of taking its own course.

My daughter’s arrival the day after the removalists, along with the rambunctious Popcorn, meant a different but very welcome change of pace. My two small dogs have settled in to Convent life easily and now they are both around six years old, they are pretty relaxed. However they didn’t anticipate Popcorn arriving and unsettling the status quo.

Popcorn loves his shoes - stilettos being his favourite. He also likes the odd leather boot and Reebok

Popcorn loves his shoes – stilettos being his favourite. He also likes the odd leather boot and Reebok

Whilst still young at eight months old, he is also very big and active. However he is smart and anxious to please. Quickly he has learnt not to invade little dog space or try to make them play with him. They are getting to know each other and becoming more comfortable together. Little Roxy isn’t up to joining in games but loves to watch and encourage Popcorn from the sidelines. Tango has managed to work out a bitey type game with Popcorn that they both love. Whilst they may not interact directly together much, they are often exploring and chilling together. I now seem to have a “pack” of dogs on the property.

Despite Popcorn’s gardening efforts and that he will chew anything he can get hold of, he’s a good boy and is responding well to training. He is already enrolled and attending a local training class and may get to do agility at some point.

I have a feeing the Convent animal family may grow some more as I start to explore chickens as a next stage.

You clown! That's the bathroom bin lid on your head!

You clown! That’s the bathroom bin lid on your head!

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