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Riley Graduates!

At least there is no graduation gown!
By the grace of goodness, Sir Riley of Carmichael completed Puppy Education at our local Petsmart.

How long do I have to wear this?

This course was 8-weeks long and probably a good thing.  Petsmart just changed their classes to be 6 weeks.  Riley was a stubborn little dear and didn’t sit until week 6!  (Might have been 5–but not by much!)
He started off at 4 pounds and 4 ounces…now is at 6 pounds and 7 ounces–already bigger than Roxie, my Cairn Terrier.
A few moments from class…
First Class… 
Don’t tell her dog, she’s lovin’ on Riley!

Shared this pic and the last one in a previous blog of his, but seems appropriate to revisit! 

Will sit for treats–FINALLY!
I really had forgotten how much work and love a puppy brings into your home.  Lucky to have this cute little one.  Intermediate Class starts next week.  Roxie who is 8 will also be attending.  Hoping they both will work for treats and graduate after 6 sessions!
My favorite Riley pic–not in the Dog House, but in the Cat Tower.  Yes, he still plays with cat toys too…

Yes, I did get in here by myself!

Certain there will be more tales to tell and share:)
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6 responses

  1. Wonderful–thanks for sharing–my cocker spaniel Murphy would have appreciated the ceremony!

    March 6, 2011 at 9:40 pm

  2. Congratulations to Riley on his graduation! He is quite the dapper dude in his stylish sweater. He sure is a cutie! Fun photos. Thanks for bringing a big smile to my face 🙂

    March 7, 2011 at 8:57 pm

  3. Cynthia White

    Oh how sweet and congrats to Riley 🙂

    March 7, 2011 at 9:01 pm

  4. Too cute!!! Congrats to you both! 🙂

    March 8, 2011 at 4:27 pm

  5. Oh my! That is one adorable puppy!!!

    March 25, 2011 at 12:33 am

  6. Not sure how I missed this before – but Congrats to you and Riley. What a cutie pie!

    March 26, 2011 at 8:01 pm

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