We drove to Dryden with a pile of fluffy towels and tremendous excitement. Today was, finally, the day. We had waited for our Bernese puppy for a looong time and Galen, the dedicated breeder, had found us what she deemed the right temperament match: sweet, not too excitable, a bit of an old soul. She rode home on my lap, calm as Buddha, a very good sign. Forgive me the baby pics. Our girl Poppy has charmed Sheila and me completely… Look she’s sitting!
Look, she’s sleeping.
Look, she’s hiding in the bushes!
But ahem, someone was not as thrilled by the new addition. Finn sized up those paws and knew his days as big-pet-on-campus were numbered.