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Hey, been a while since I've been on here (about 2 months I think) and just thought I'd post an update for those that followed my whole ordeal of getting a second dog, or not... and then finally getting one.

Juno (Previously Sunshine) is still with us and is starting to do a lot better, her recall has become almost better then Oakley's. She's still skittish around a few things such as skateboards and unknown noises, but she's had a traumatic past. For those that don't remember, she was confiscated from her original owner for neglect on April 4th, where her weight was 34.2lbs. When we got her, near the end of April, I believe on the 29th... I brought her to the vet and she weight 59.2lbs. She fattened right up at the Humane Society, low exercise and poor diet really puts on the pounds. The first week we had her she dropped to about 53lbs (better diet, and loads of playtime with Oakley). Now I'm happy to say she's a lean, mean 62lbs. She's almost as fast as Oakley now, but not quite.

Just in case anyone is wondering.. Oakley too was a rescue, from Animal Services... although he wasn't taken for neglect. His owner gave him up at 3 months because her mom just didn't want a 3rd dog in the house. Their loss, our gain. He's up to a nice and muscular 72lbs. Both our canines are about 9-9.5 months old and REALLY starting to look like one another. So much so that without their collars in low light, I have to do a triple take until I notice their slight difference, longer snout, darker eyes, not as fluffy. (In Oakley's case)

Anyways enough history, here are some pics from tonight right after leaving our dog park. There are a bunch of 'pond's up the one side that are just filthy... I'll let the pics speak for themselves. (I took more of Oakley cause he was by far the dirtiest, I think he went in head first a couple times)

Juno





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I'm glad you came back. I been thinking about you and your two :) I'm glad things has been working update to progress with Juno. Give him time & patience it will take a while until he adjust to everything

LOL Dirty dogs! now bath time when got home uh
Thanks...

Yea.. actually these pics were taken just before we bathed them, about a 2 min drive from the park is a Car Wash, but they were awesome enough to build a 'doggie wash' booth in one area to the side. It's a standard dog washing station to a ramp, just throw in $1 or $2 and you can select whatever you need to use to rinse down your pooch. Here's a couple quick snaps from about 5 min later. Works WAAAAY better then trying to bath them in the tub and about 1/20th the time.

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Awww, they are very cute when dirty...not good for the house, but still cute! :p Thanks for the update. Juno is very pretty and Oakley is very handsome..although as you said, to the untrained eye, they look very much alike. Pats on the head to both of them
 

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Ok... so these pics aren't of them being dirty but... it's the only recent ones I have (from a few minutes ago) as my camera was full for the past month, and I only recently (yesterday) cleaned the card off.

As a side note, the crate to the right of them in the pic is the largest PetSmart sells (Giant Size), just so there's some sort of size comparison in the picture.







 

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Here's a few more... like I said before... in low light, it becomes a challenge, but in the bright light of the flash it's pretty easy to tell them apart.


If you look closely at Juno's head (on the right) in the first pic, you can see a 'v' shapped pattern on the top of her head... we call it her 'crown' cause she's such a 'princess' and by that I mean, she whines, moans and whimpers when she doesn't get her way.









He's not holding in that stance, however but in mid motion of bringing his front paws onto the bed so he can reach the bone in my hand.
 

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AH .. Maybe next time don't bathe them until they got themselves fifty lol They look purrrrty now they got their light blond coats back

I've never seen those things before dog wash by a gas station but I've seen them on tv. Were Juno & Oakley afraid of the bath wash?
 

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The first time we brought Juno there she was 'ok' with it... now she hates to go up the ramp. Oakley he will resist the ramp a bit, but for the most part he's fine with it. They both hate the blow dryer so I don't bother with it. Mind you I haven't really taken the time to get them to like the doggy wash, usually I'm in a rush. Like this time that I posted pics for, I was on call and got a call while at the park, so I had to rush them out of the park, to the dog wash and then head home with them so I could go to work. No time to ease them into the dog wash.
 
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