Likes: sleeping on my bed with me, dog treats, playing with other dogs, belly rubs, her daily walks, Schnauzer's, rope toys, me, Meepster, Nyla-Bones, bully sticks
Pet-Peeves: food, when you pick her up when she's sleeping, being alone, being in my room without me, being dressed, rain
Favorite Toy: Nyla-Bones, her stuffed hearts, her Kong
Favorite Food: her wet food, Hoppin' Jack Russell, carrots, Dogswell, Blue Buffalo Wildnerness kibble
Favorite Walk: Around the block
Best Tricks: sit, lay, come, on target, let's walk & heel, stay, take it, off, sit pretty, jump, relax, say your prayers, up, over, play dead
Bio: Sandy has a few sensitivities and allergies - most of them to food. She tends to do best on high meat protein kibbles and cans (such as Blue Buffalo Wilderness) and so that's what she is fed. She even had a reaction on BB Basics! (Much to my dismay as I was excited when I switched her to it) She has a few seasonal allergies, as well, and tends to break out when I use cheap shampoos. I am very careful about what I feed her and how I clean her, but all of this has just strengthened our bond. :)
It seems I was dog of the day recently and I completely missed it! I still got all the nice rosettes, though, and wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent them. :) Being Dog of the Day was an honor, even if I wasn't on that day.
I just wanted to say thank you to my Secret Santa for the rosettes. The poems are lovely and the gifts are, too. I don't know if you were given a new dog or not, but I'm grateful for the presents nevertheless and I'm terribly sorry that I missed out on half the month. I just wanted you to know that they are appreciated. Merry Christmas everyone! I hope everyone's enjoying their holiday.
I've been meaning to update for a while, but school has had me busy. Sandy has helped me get through it, though. Every day when my mom picks me up, she brings Sandy along... and seeing her cute little face peeking out the window, looking for me... always brightens up my day. :)
Well, she's still getting her Proportions, of course. We're well into the next box now. (I honestly can't remember if it's second or third, because I can't remember if there were three or four) She is STILL gobbling the food down. She has only left it three times, and those were very hot days so I suspect the heat had something to do with her loss of appetite, rather than the food. I've noticed in the past week that the muscle in her back legs is starting to look more defined. I'll be honest, Sandy's never been a muscular dog. She's always been a little round, even when she's at a decent weight. However, about five or so days ago, she was trying to get my attention and standing on her back legs... when I looked down, sure enough, her back legs looked far more "muscular" than usual. The upper half of her body is starting to fill out, too. What was once chub has literally started turning to muscle. I'd say this is definitely a good thing. :)
Only bad thing I've noticed in the past couple days is that her coat has gotten a little duller. It had been getting softer, so I'm not sure if this is the food or not.