Because life isn't crazy enough, we are getting a puppy! Give me all of your advice and encouragement because we need it.
Matthew grew up with a dog, though not one that lived inside the house, but I never had a pet…. well, except for about 6 months in high school when my grandma and her doberman lived with us. I have never been a big dog lover, but after YEARS of Matthew saying we should get one, and then Elias jumping on the bandwagon, we decided to apply for a puppy.
We knew we wanted to get a small dog that didn't shed. After doing a bunch of research, we landed on a cavapoo or cavoodle, which is a mix of a Poodle and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Several friends recommended the breeder Crockett Doodles, so that's where we applied. After just over a month, we got the email.
Next Saturday we will meet our puppy, Zelda Kate. The kids are sooooo excited.
Cavapoos are great for families, as they are friendly and loving. Zelda will likely be 12-20 lbs. She was born October 20, so will be 14 weeks when we get her.
Please share your best tips on all things related to having a pet. Potty training, kid responsibilities, favorite products, things no one ever told you – tell me everything. I need your best advice!