Mango's Momma here. Dexter arrived about 10:00 this morning and, well, you can just imagine. His official name is Nightwind Dexter in the Dark. As if his first day weren't frantic enough, we're having a bit of a monsoon here in Massachusetts and so all our runs outside are quite wet.
Mango and Dexter are getting along well as each tries to figure out exactly what is going on. As I expected, Mango has discovered renewed interest in toys that he hasn't touched in months now that Dexter is also interested, so we'll have to watch that. But they are interacting well and seem keen to get to know each other better.
This is the best shot I could get of them today. The size difference is striking. Good thing puppies grow fast!
Mango is also quite determined to get at the stuffies that Dexter brought with him to keep in his crate, but much to his consternation, he can't even get his big head in.
There was some good running around and playtime in the house. Dexter is not afraid of Mango and really wants to play. Mango is willing, but I think the intensity of the puppy is a little much for him as he opted at one point to go out alone in the rain for a self imposed time out.
Dexter is a very good boy and after playtime and about five minutes of crying, he konks out in his crate. He's only 15 pounds and I have quickly discovered the places a 15 lb puppy can get into that a 40 lb puppy could not, so we'll have to do some fortification tomorrow.
Hopefully it will stop raining tomorrow and we'll have more to report. Oops! He just woke up from his nap and is making a fuss. Here we go again.
Mango's Mom! Over and out!
P.S. Well, maybe not such a good boy. He just passed the five minute timer howling and moaning. Sigh, puppies.