Thursday, October 9, 2008

A Girl and Her Dog

The above picture was taken about 6 months ago. A little girl with her pup then......

And now.......

Now, it was no easy feat getting these two to take a picture together. Neither one like to stay still for very long.

Dog treats worked wonders for one of them and the promise(bribe) of candy corn worked just fine for the other!

Okay...I will give you a big hug...but none of those slobbery kisses, o.k.????

There you got it!



These two actually have a very special relationship. Daisy is still quite crazy in her behavior as she is only about 8 months old. Big dogs have the disadvantage of their bodies growing way faster than their ability to behave themselves. BUT....the dog really respects Ella and listens to her sometimes better than she listens to us! It is really sweet to watch!





Colleen said...

Oh these are adorable!!! Daisy is a gorgeous dog. It is kind of sad how fast they grow as puppies. It is so special watching our children grow with these wonderful creatures in our lives.

Michelle said...

Gorgeous pictures of an adorable pair!

Denna said...

Awww those are really sweet pictures.Beautiful little girl, and gorgeous dog.

Michelle said...

My 6 yr old would LOVE a dog like that! Beautiful photos!

AZMom said...

Those are GREAT pictures!!! How sweet!!

Today is Bug's 8th Gotcha Day. Simply amazing. I have her photos on my blog. It amazes me how much she has grown. It seems like she grows as fast as your pup even if she doesn't. LOL

Somewhere In The Sun said...

Sweet, sweet! I love her hair clips too!


Tiffany said...

They are so adorable!!!!!!! What precious pictures! They are just so sweet!!!!!!!

(you have to love the bribes for pictures.. hee hee)

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said...

How precious!

Amie@HeartSmiles said...

I love the one where they are hugging! When we asked Hannah's foster mom if she had any fears the only one mentioned was fear of dogs. We were worried because we have a big boxer.. Within days they were pals. Sweet how they can be such good buds!

Happy Day

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Daisy sure has grown..
Love the pictures.. and Love furbabies... they are sooo special..
Have a Great Day girly..
Love ya..

a Tonggu Momma said...

Your two make an adorable pair!!! I can't believe how fast Daisy grew!!! Sniff. We miss our Bart.

Lisa said...

I love these pictures of Ella and her dog. Our Daisey has gotten big too. It seems like we got our pups around the same time. LOL I have tried to get pictures of them together and it is very hard. You did an awesome job!

missy said...

Oh Michelle...I LOVE THESE PICS!!! I love that Daisy is smiling and I love that Ella loves Daisy and the feeling is mutual.

These are my favorite pics I have seen all week (and you know I see a lot of pics : )


Waiting for Mia Hope! said...

Wow...Daisy sure has grown!!! The photos are very sweet of Ella with her pup! Don't ya just love the bribes! LOL

Sheri said...

Totally cute!! I can't believe how big your dog has gotten. Ironically, I posted pictures of Sarah with our cats today. :) It is adorable to see how our little ones interact with our pets.

Kristin said...

Oh how sweet!! Amazing how much both have grown in only six months!!!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

These two make quite a pair....Beautiful!

They look sweet!

My how they have both grown....especially Daisy!

Walker said...

Man, that Daisy has grown fast!

Paula said...

Wow, Daisy has gotten so big. She is a beautiful dog. I love her light color.

mommy24treasures said...

Daisy and Ella are beautiful:)
I love to see children with their pets. I love how from an early age they have such nurturing skills.

Anonymous said...

Wow, I love it!

Lindsey has that shirt, hasn't worn it yet though.

Mom To Six said...


I came to check in on you today and cracked up! I posted "A Boy and His Dogs" today, without knowing about your post. Great minds think alike!

Ella and Daisy are both beautiful! Pups grow (like our kids!) too fast!



Sherri said...

What a cute puppy and what a beautiful girl!

I saw your comment on Ohilda's post about hair color that your oldest colored her hair recently. Sarah had me color HER hair last weekend! hahahaha!~do you think it was a little "I'm gonna wash that man right out of my hair!?"


JShannon said...

Wow, Daisy grew fast ! But then again so are Ella and Sophie.

delucchi family said...

Wow they have both changed alot in 6 months. In some photos the dog looks Chinese too, so adorable!!
Lots of love

dumblingmama said...

What a BEAUTIFUL dog!


Christine said...

Cute picture. My kids love candy corn too!

The Byrd's Nest said...

Michelle....THAT DOG HAS GROWN SO MUCH! Wiw! These are precious pictures and she will always remember this time.

Andrea Nielsen said...

Beautiful pictures, beautiful friendship. I often think about a pet for Lillie....and then I realize that the poor dog would be alone way too long! I have great hopes that with a little time we will add an animal for her to love on!
Blessings to you all. Andrea

Michelle said...

Wow!! I couldn't believe as I scrolled down that it was the same dog. She has grown so much in just six months!! Photo #6 just cracked me up. That is how I would be.... "You're great, I love you and all, but don't you dare lick me." LOL

Jewels of My Heart said...

Oh, Michelle,
Ella is so beautiful and she looks so proud of her pretty dog who looks so grown up! I am so glad they have eachother.
Hope you are well my friend.... I miss you...
You are in my heart and my prayers.

Denise C said...

OH Michelle...these pictures are precious!!! I can see how much they adore each other!!! Beautiful photos!!!
Have a wonderful weekend, my friend!!!

Shawnstribe said...

Wow that is an amazing change in 6 months!!!!
yep, no mean feat getting those two to stay put!!!!
def not a bribe, just gentle persuasion ; )
Michelle, what would we do without our pooches, they calm the soul....well sometimes ; ) i always relax when i calmly stroke my doggs.
Have a great weekend

Heather said...

Wow! Daisy has grown so much. You can just see the unique bond those two have. What a terrific friendship!

Sharon said...

That is the cutest post! I can't believe how much that dog grew!! he is beautiful!

We went to Fireproof and the story is great, the way it details the details in so revealing.

Bailey is not loving her pets. How did you get the relationship going???

Anonymous said...

I loved that. What a shock to see the growth of her puppy :)!!

Beverly said...

Cute Cute.

GGAdventures said...

These are great pics. What a special bond - child and pet. I'm sure he will be Ella's fiercest protector through the years. Now I want a dog!

Livin' out loud said...

SHE IS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!! Your whole family is!! Fantastic pictures though....don't you just love fall pictures?

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