Sunday, July 27, 2008
We swear we are not running a dog-fighting ring.
Bailey and Jay in combat.
Something has caught their attention.
It's a stick! The chase is on.
Finally these two are starting to have some quiet moments of play.
Nope! Back to tug-of-war! But it used to be they were so into wrestling each other that they paid no attention to any sort of toys we brought out.
And some more wrestling to finish off the day.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
At one point, he was scared of them, but now Bailey LOVES chasing pigeons! He is also beginning to be intrigued by squirrels.
Bailey loves going home. He used to try to TEAR home as fast as he could. He'd be so happy to go outside, but once there, he'd try to run back home. Once we were 1–2 blocks away, he gave in until we started heading home, at which point he practically pulled us there. Now he's gotten over that. But he's still plenty happy to go inside again.
This is the suspicious-gaze-with-head-hanging-out-of-bed position. Bailey likes his nice bed but also likes sleeping on the floor. Sometimes half of him is in the bed, and half of him is on the floor. He also likes attacking the bed, and taking the pillow out and sleeping on that on the floor. He has unusual and very specific bedding preferences.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Bailey says: Gimme Jay! Errlkk! Something's choking me!
Jay is one of Bailey's brothers, and lives three doors down from Bailey. This is what Jay and Bailey do whenever they see each other: run full force at one another.
Wrestlemania. So far, Jay has continued to hold a few pounds over Bailey, so these matches tend to be rather one-sided. Although Bailey would probably win for best crazed-look.
By week 2, Bailey's new favorite spot was this area next to the bed. We think the computer running under the desk made the desk spot too hot. He would make a little nest for himself out of this red shirt that smelled like someone he likes, and a pile of books.
Bailey likes sleeping under low spaces, such as under couches, or beds. Yet he hates his crate. We're not sure about the logic behind this, though perhaps it has something to do with getting locked up in the crate...and being kept away from people, his most favorite thing.
He likes people more than the toys he has. Sometimes even more than food.
This is Bailey on the day we adopted him. He was pretty small (about 8 lbs.). He liked cuddling a lot. If he was scared by a strange sound, if he was being held by a strange person, or if it was his first time at the vet (being held by a strange person), or if a breeze startled him, he would cuddle. Basically, if he didn't know what was going on, then he would resort to cuddling.
Meet Bailey. He's some sort of cute mutt (terrier mix we think).
He's about 10 weeks old in this photo. He likes hanging out with people. Dogs are even better.
We figure one half of him is terrier, but we're not sure what the other half is (border collie is our best guess so far). He was rescued by PAWS Chicago. He is one of a 4-puppy litter. His brother Jay lives three doors down.