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Pick a recruit who is very furry on the left side …

… and very furry on the right side …

Furry on top is good too …

… and furry at the rear …

This one seems to have potential …

… he knows the difference between lawns and flower borders …

I am delighted to introduce 8 week old NEPTUNE

He’s already working on mending my broken heart.

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Terra, this is wonderful, heart warming news. Neptune is adorable and looks very contented and settled. I wish both of you many, many happy times.

7 Mar, 2017

 

Thanks Chris. He is a super puppy.

7 Mar, 2017

 

I can only echo the comments by Wildrose. He will never replace Conker but your heart will just get bigger to help you enjoy each other. How are the rest of Team TT taking to him?

7 Mar, 2017

 

Thank you Scotsgran..
Truffle is being very good... he has been playing toy games with Neptune. x x x

7 Mar, 2017

 

Lovely furry ball of fun. I hope you will all get on well together and enjoy happy times in the future.

7 Mar, 2017

 

Oh I just gasped with delight Terra. He is gorgeous. Its good news that Truffle is ready to be friends - he will be glad of the company just as you will. Nothing can replace our old loves but there is always room for new ones, and Neptune is a lucky pup - he surely couldn't have found a better home.

7 Mar, 2017

 

So pleased for you Terratounie. He is beautiful. :)

7 Mar, 2017

 

He's the cutest puppy!

7 Mar, 2017

 

Wonderful news TT what an adorable little chap and so pleased Truffle has accepted his new best friend, Neptune couldn't have found a better home, welcome to GOY :-)

7 Mar, 2017

 

Neptune is BEAUTIFUL! I am sure he will bring you years of shared happiness.

New loves don't replace the old ones. They exist side by side.

I echo all the above sentiments.

7 Mar, 2017

 

A wonderful bundle of fun to add even more lovely memories. Looking forward to seeing Neptune thrive and grow with you and team TT.

7 Mar, 2017

 

bless him.....he will bring lots of pleasure to many, I'm sure.

7 Mar, 2017

 

What a lovely little bundle of joy,Terra,and so happy for you to have another to share your love with..I'm sure Truffle will be delighted to have another soulmate too..Neptune is just gorgeous :o) xx

7 Mar, 2017

 

Terra I am delighted to see your new furry bundle of joy, I 've been so looking forward to seeing this blog, had a feeling it would be appearing soon, Neptune is very handsome in his puppy fur, you are going to get lots of love from him and he will certainly help fill that big hole, so pleased Truffle has a new playmate as well, he will have been lonely also, we are both going to have a very hectic and happy time in the next few months with all those lessons to be taught and playtimes to have...He is gorgeous Terra, we are going to enjoy hearing all about him, any tips on how to stop one very excitable pup from chewing my jeans and slippers, she only does it to me, lol...So happy for you Terra xxx

7 Mar, 2017

bjs
Bjs
 

I am thrilled for you everything else has been said.
x

7 Mar, 2017

 

Oh Terra.......how cute is that? You must be so pleased with him. He has a lot to live up to but he is just gorgeous.

7 Mar, 2017

 

Oh TT as soon as I saw him I said Aaarrrhhh....! He looks just so cute and cuddly. Looking forward to seeing your new helper here on GoY !!! ;o)

7 Mar, 2017

 

awwh gorgeous ball of fluff. he will indeed help to heal your heart. good choice.

7 Mar, 2017

 

He's absolutely beautiful and he will bring you much happiness.
Hope he turns out to be a good gardener as well as a companion.
Marjorie?

7 Mar, 2017

 

I wondered if his little feet are tender on the pads, which is why he avoids the stones.

8 Mar, 2017

 

Congratulations on bringing Neptune to your home (and garden!) ... he looks so adorable ... :o)))

8 Mar, 2017

 

Thank you Siris, Stera, Mickey, Bathgate, Neena, Eirlys, Stroller, Paul, Bloomer, Sue, Brian, Linda, Tracey, Seaburngirl, Marjorie, Diane and Shirley ..

Truffle is being very good with the Neptune. Truffle is a very gentle dog ... not noisy and never aggressive ...

Neptune sleeps well at night ... very energetic during the day, so I can only get to my laptop when he enjoys a quick nap !

x x x

8 Mar, 2017

 

Hi Tt, well what can I say, it's all been said already, good choice, Derek.

8 Mar, 2017

 

Thanks Derek ...
Neptune has lots of gardening fun to learn when he grows up.

8 Mar, 2017

 

Congratulations TT & Neptune! I'm sure you will all be very happy together.

10 Mar, 2017

 

He looks a lovely new companion for you and Truffle how lucky is Neptune is to have you both enjoy !

11 Mar, 2017

 

Thank you Balcony ...
Neptune is mischievous but cuddly !

Kidsgran
... Truffle is very good with the new puppy.

12 Mar, 2017

 

What a plumptious little bundle of puppy fun TT! He is going to grow into a Sheltie as smart as Conker I hope. You have taken a serious step towards soothing the pain of Conker leaving you, but Conker will always be with you in heart and mind.

12 Mar, 2017

 

Kind words, Dorjac.

12 Mar, 2017

 

Congrats TT he is a real cutie. Glad to hear he and Truffle are getting on well.

13 Mar, 2017

 

Only just read your blog Tt. What a wonderful furry bundle. He will give you years of joy. Congrats! We look forward to hearing future puppy exploits. I'm sure there will be some mischief!

14 Mar, 2017

 

Terra have only just read your blog, I echo everything that everyone has already said. Look forward to seeing Neptune
Grow! And so very sorry to hear about conker too. Taken from you but never ever forgotten and always in your heart! Love and best wishes to all of you! Xx

14 Mar, 2017

 

Thanks Sam ...
My dogs are getting on well together, so all looks good for the future..

Hi Feverfew and Maggiewilson ...
Yes, Conker is not forgotten .... always my special boy.
Neptune fitting in well as part of Team Terra. x x x

15 Mar, 2017

 

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15 Mar, 2017

 

What a lovely forward looking blog to see, TT, after the sadness of losing Conker. Neptune looks gorgeous and I bet he is a lot of fun, so good too that Truffle has accepted him so readily. You're not going to have a dull moment!

28 Mar, 2017

 

Hi Gee ... thanks ... Neptune is growing fast ... very mischievous ... I have to watch him every minute !

28 Mar, 2017

 

Glad to hear Neptune is getting on so well with Truffles. TT!

Have you done an updated blog yet of Neptune - it's almost a month since his "d├ębut" in society!

In the week or so since we've been back I've hardly touched the Internet - I've concentrated much of my time on the computer to renaming the over 200 photos I took while in Cuenca as well as the 100s I've taken since being back - of the balcony, flowers in gardens around town & especially of our grandchildren here, as well as the only one now left in Cuenca.

To top it all it was the 10th birthday of our oldest granddaughter yesterday so we went to her house & spend a few hours with her! :-))

31 Mar, 2017

 

How did I miss this .....

Looks all settled and happy all ready (lucky boy)
So happy for you

Gg

6 Apr, 2017

amy
Amy
 

I missed it to , I'm very happy for you TT ,I had wondered if you would think about a new friend for the TT family Neptune is a gorgeous bundle of Joy and will bring you many happy years of fun and friendship , Truffle will have his hands full teaching him all his tricks :o)) x

6 Apr, 2017

 

Thanks Balcony ..
I'll try to write an update blog soon...
At the moment, Neptune still needs my full-time attention !
Yesterday I did add a GoY photo of Truffle and Neptune.
Happy birthday to your granddaughter.

Hi Gnarly ...
thanks for your kind words...
Neptune is settling in ... and growing fast !

Thank you Amy ...
Truffle is getting used to being the 'senior dog' .. ha ha.
He is very good and patient with Neptune ... x

6 Apr, 2017

 

It's lovely to meet our new Star in the Garden. Neptune is so cuddly looking and will be a great friend and companion to you and Truffle I'm sure. I'm looking forward to seeing their antics when you can find the time to update us...

7 Apr, 2017

 

Hi Homebird ...
thanks .. Yes, Neptune is very cuddly and he is becoming more furry by the minute. I'll write an update blog as soon as he allows me some time at the laptop !

7 Apr, 2017

 

Why & how did I miss your blog?

What marvellous news! There's nothing like a mischievous furry bundle to put a smile on everyones face & definitely an ahhhhh moment.
It's going to be hectic for a while but so much fun as you learn Neptune's very own personality.
I'm very much looking forward to hearing all about his puppy exploits.

8 Apr, 2017

 

Ah..there's Neptune! Scott and I are both very happy to meet him. And we hope your heart is healing well. :)

13 Apr, 2017

 

Thank you Greenfinger and Karen ...
Neptune still needs my full time attention, but he is lots fun !

15 Apr, 2017

 

Hello lovely boy...he's a stunner Terra..x

23 Apr, 2017

 

Thanks Sandra ...
He is growing fast x

24 Apr, 2017

 

After seeing Truffles and Neptune in their hats I just had to look in on the puppy photos. He's grown a lot since these photos were taken....I could give him a big hug....

19 May, 2017

 

Hi Linda ...
yes Neptune has grown a lot ...
... he is sending you a hug ...

19 May, 2017

 

Just catching up with everyone after a 10 month break, what a cutie! I'm sure he'll help heal a broken heart, I still have Rocky he's now a trick dog....well sort of he has reached the advanced trick dog title, he's 7 now can you believe it? Look forward to watching Neptunes progress ??

7 Jun, 2017

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