Technically all dogs, but ours was a Pug - had to have him put down yesterday 😔 Not looking for sympathy, want to celebrate his life. He was a great dog, made it to 13, been through a lot, and it was time. We'll miss you buddy.
  1. Bumper was actually our second Pug, our first was Rudy, and we brought Rudy home from the breeder when he was 6 months old. Rudy unfortunately had Pug Dog Encephalitis, and we had to have him put down at 2 1/2. Our breeder let us "borrow" his litter mate, Bumper.
  2. We brought him home and he was just so excited to be out of his crate - he could barely sit still. This was the first day with us in 2002.
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  3. Once the breeder insisted we keep him, it was time for a bath.
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  4. For the first few weeks he rarely slept unless he was in his crate - otherwise he was running around sniffing things.
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  5. Eventually he got to Pug stage and just wanted to be next to or on one of us.
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  6. Pug ears are so expressive, just a subtle move up or down, a head tilt, and we could tell exactly what he was thinking...
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  7. My man knew what was up. #GoIrish
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  8. #GoIrish
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  9. He was our Christmas Card picture for the first 7 years.
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  10. This was his favorite stuffed animal, had to be in his bed or he tore apart the house looking for it.
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  11. His favorite spot (when not on us) was the back of the couch.
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  12. Pets are a part of our families - make sure you remember yours this Holiday season!
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  13. RIP Bumper: 9/27/2012 - 12/16/2015
  14. Thanks for letting me overshare, List App