I had always wanted a Corgi, and my husband surprised me for my 30th birthday with one. he researched Corgis for a year and found a breeder that lives near us. We named her Yams (I like quirky names) and she has made us so happy. This is our first puppy so we have had quite the lifestyle change, but wouldn't change it for the world!
About My Corgi(s):
Yams was born April 17, 2008 to Will and Flirt (both Corgis) in Davenport, IA. We brought her home on June 3, 2008.
I Love the new pictures!! Yams looks so little! Foxy is about 13lbs. now. I'm worried she might be getting too heavy! I used to feed her Nutro Ultra and she must of hated it. I think she ate just the minimum to not starve. It took me a few weeks to catch on and realize she didn't like the taste. Now she eats Science Diet and she loves it. She gobbles it all up and then looks at me like she wants more! What do you feed Yams? We tried the Kong filled with PB and Foxy wouldn't touch it. So then we tried Low fat plain yogurt and she loves it. We put some in the Kong and then freeze it for a couple of hours. It keeps her busy for probably a whole 15 minutes! :-) Just this week she has really taken a liking to ice cubes. She plays with them and then chews them down. It must feel good on her teeth.
Congrats on the new baby!! What an exciting time! Foxy has done pretty good with the potty training. She has an accident once every few weeks and it is such a bummer. I always feel like we are starting over when it happens. We have some major problems with chewing. It seems like she will chew on anything she can get her mouth on. Last night she got into my purse and started chewing on the key chain to the car. Next thing you know she set off the car alarm! I give her tons of bones, toys, ect. They keep her busy for a few minutes and then shes starts looking for something different to chew on. How is your puppy doing with chewing? Any suggestions?
Thanks for the comment! It is nice to meet someone from Iowa! I laughed when I saw your pictures because we have the exact same couch and pillows!! I'm glad our Corgi's are so close in age. It will be nice to talk to someone else who is going through the joys and pains of raising a puppy. They are so much fun.....but some days they are a lot of work!!
I also do mostly print design...catalogues, posters, etc. I work for a company called Primolitos, but I'm leaving on 11th July to go work for an airline - Comair. I'll be their web designer. I've been wanting to get more into web design, so this is my chance...I cannot wait!
Bella can sleep through the night most nights...but there are a few nights when she'll wake up to do her business outside. I have to say, she is getting better with the housebreaking. She almost always goes outside to do her thing, but every now & then she'll do it inside. She's learning though, she's getting better. I have found a secret, feeding your wild pup a little drop of honey from your finger will put her to sleep. It's a miracle I tell ya...sometimes Bella needs it.
Ah it's been wonderful so far! She is a little naughty pup though...she can get a bit wild at times. We lover her to bits though. I'm taking her to puppy classes starting this saturday. Should be really fun. How is your little baby? :)