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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-26-2007, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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We are going away for the weekend and are leaving Gryff in the care of our friend Nicole. She has a 110 pound Rottweiler. Nala has knee problems and doesn't get around too well. I had brought Gryff over a few times before to get him used to Nicole and the last time I introduced him to Nala. He was less than thrilled.

Today, he went over there and I left him for a few hours. Gryff and Nala went outside to do their business and Gryff was jumping all over Nala, "Play with me! Play with me!" They had a good time together and then Gryff decided he was going to play with the cat too.

When they were all tuckered out, Gryff and Nala fell asleep back to back snuggled together on the floor.

I can't believe this is the same dog who was afraid of other dogs just last week. He is also getting cozy with Alec and Chuck.

Oh, have I mentioned he likes to steal socks? The other day, he stole a gym sock and it was stuck on his snout. He looked like an elephant. It was a hoot.

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Awwww, Gryff is so cute. Kodi likes big dogs too. Shelby is the sock stealer.


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Ivy, I wish you had a picture of Gryff with the sock on his snout!!!! you and your family have done a wonderful job with Gryff and so fast. You should be very proud he is adorable.




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Missy, thank you so much. That is nice of you to say. He really has become a true member of the family. And to think, just two weeks ago I thought he would have to go back to the breeder. We love him so much.

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Ivy, that's wonderful to hear! I am also very happy to hear just how far Gryff has come since your first worried post. I knew things would improve, he just needed time and patience.

Wow. To think he was snuggled right up to Nala like that. Now you can leave with peace of mind and know Gryff is having a great time with his new friends.

Sammy loves to steal our socks and underwear and he'll drag them outdoors if we don't notice soon enough! Little thief. I can just picture Gryff !lol




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This is wonderful news! Now you can relax and enjoy your trip knowing Gryff is in a comfort zone. He really has come far in a short time!

Pepper loves big dogs, too. He has to be first through the door so he can 'attack' my sister's Akita, Kato. Kato loves small dogs and cats, and gets a kick out of wrestling with Pepper. They're a riot to watch together.

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Fabulous! Gryff is blooming into a wonderful dog. You've done a lot of work and it is fun to read the progression of your posts about him.

I'm glad you found such a great solution to your boarding needs too. Nala sounds perfect for him! I love the mental picture of them snuggling together. That's sweet.
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Thanks all. My boarding needs are all set. Nicole used to be a vet tech, so she knows all about dogs. She has a dog, a cat, a bird, and fish. She can take care of them all! She will also take Gryff in November when we go to DisneyWorld for a week. It's wonderful to have a friend like that. I'd hate to have to put him in a kennel. We do have some wonderful kennels around here - you know, the kind with internet access so you can watch your dog while he watches TV laying on his own personal couch.

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That's great that Gryff is coming out of his shell! He will be making more and more friends in no time... you'll see.


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congrats on Gryff's progress!

Have a good weekend knowing he is in good hands!


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