A new edition to my family

I finally brought my new 9 week chocolate lab home!
She’s adorable but keeping me on my toes!

She’s sleeping in the crate now so I can unwind a bit.

She is so small now and young.

I started with some housebreaking rules but she’s really too young to properly go outside on a leash but I took her on leash today in my back yard for a little bit so she can start getting used to it.

She is beautiful and comes from champion bloodlines.

My brother and his lovely girlfriend came with us to pick up the pup.

They are in love with her!

There’s a lot of work in front of me!

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I hope you all will be happy ! :sunny:

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Congrats on the new addition to the family! :slight_smile:

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That’s exciting news @Wave

Labrador retrievers are wonderful dogs. They are friendly and intelligent.

My previous dog was a black lab – she brought me such joy and companionship.

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I LOVE chocolate labs! Now I want one! (Dogs unfortunately are not allowed in my complex). You are so blessed @Wave ! Congratulations.

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I’m exhausted but so happy!
Thanks @everhopeful @anon83141956 @Moonbeam and @SkinnyMe!

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Sounds like that little pup was just what you needed. I’m so glad for you. Enjoy.

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Possible pictures? And, that’s awesome, pets bring me a lot of happiness.

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Thanks @SkinnyMe and @John_Raven
I don’t think I’ll be posting pictures of her for privacy reasons.
But I may change my mind later.

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Yeah, I second @Moonbeam. My sister had a black lab. Friendliest dog to those who he knew. I didn’t know if this is typical of that breed but if you came in the front door and he was waiting there he would get really submissive and flop on his back and pee a little. Couldn’t break him of the habit. Contrarily, he was aggressive towards strangers who came to our door and he was a medium sized dog and he scared people.

IDK if that’s typical of labradors but otherwise he was a great, loving, affectionate, smart dog. And good looking too.

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Thanks @77nick77

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How is your pup?Did you sleep at all?

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congratulations with the new member of your family =)

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Yeah I barely slept but she likes her crate.
But although she went to the bathroom outside a few times, she is mainly having accidents in her pen.

She is really too young for potty training.
She can’t control her bodily functions.

Still a baby.

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Thanks @lekkerhondje

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Maybe that’s what is happening with my sister’s pup

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How old is your sisters pup @Loke?

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When I was a kid I used to talk to our black lab. He was a very good listener. When I was sad I’d talk to him like when I was in trouble with my dad.

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I think she’s 9 weeks or so

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Yeah that’s the same age as my pup.
This is very young.

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