I picked up my dog Scotch exactly one year ago today. I met the breeder in the parking lot of a motel in Alexandria. Scotch, who didn’t make a peep in the breeders car from Texas to Minnesota, made the most horrible whining noise the entire hour drive back to my house… and then through the entire night! I ended up sleeping on the floor next to his crate for the first three nights because it was the only thing I could do to calm him.
He almost didn’t make it with me a few times! Puppy hood is a stressful time for owner and pup alike. I wasn’t sure if I could hack it. Eventually he got into a routine of relaxing during my work day. I’m extremely thankful for my mom, roommate and friends who have helped me out over the past year! I’m glad this is one April fools that turned out well!