Gee - I hear it's always best to have an even number of dogs.
Well, since I already have an even number, I probably shouldn't keep him then, huh?
Brodie is doing really really well. He had one accident this morning, but we think it was an excitment pee. DH was making their breakfasts and he was excited. He had just gone outside and went, so he shouldn't have had to go. Anyway, my only concern right now is that he's having pretty bad diarrea. I'm stopping his Rimadyl (today was the last day anyway) and putting him on some pumpkin and cottage cheese/rice. He is acting totally happy though.
He tries so hard to play with my dogs. They are both a little aloof to him though. I think because he can't play as rough as they like too. They pull him over when they try to play tug and I think that's a little frustrating. He's also getting a lot of our attention and I think the dogs are upset about that a little bit.
I took him to the barn last night and he was originally a bit nervous around the horses, but after about 10 minutes, he was trying to chase them and I actually had to tie him up again so he wouldn't get stepped on. I also took him to the vet that originally saw him so that they could see he was doing really well. One of the receptionists wanted to adopt him, but she was a little weird.
The best news of all is that one of our really good family friends came by to meet our "three legged dog" last night and the dad totally fell in love with him. Their daughter is irrationally afraid of dogs (never been bitten, can't explain why she's afraid, etc). She's 7 years old and so far we've gotten her to like Sadie, and to pet Freddy if he's looking away. Her dad has wanted to get a dog for a long time, but was always afraid to get a puppy because you never really know how big they'll be, if they'll be good with the kids, etc. Brodie greeted them very calmly, laid down, and fell asleep while the dad was petting him. They are going to think about it for a few days and maybe adopt him!! I would be so excited for him to go to this family. They aren't the most dog knowledgable, but they would come to me for advice. He would get to be an inside dog and much to the excitement of their 5 year old son, get to sleep on his lower bunk with him. But best of all is that I would get to see him a lot.
Thanks for thinking of him. I'm sure I'll have some more pictures this weekend.
ETA: Connie- yes, he does know his name already... and he sits. He's a smart little cookie!!