I'd like you to meet Lola
She's a 12 week old yorkie. She spent the last few weeks with an older couple who soon realized she was too much for them and didn't fit into a semi-retired lifestyle. One of my Dad's cousins called me and asked me if I'd be interested in taking her.
I picked her up Thursday night and let's just say she did not make a good first impression. We got home at 7pm and by 9:30 I was soaked in sweat and crying. OMG she was wild. She was almost demonic. I considered naming her Lucifer. I pulled about 8 different things out of her mouth, she had my shoes, scarves, anything she could grab, chew and run wild with. Lol. At bedtime i kennelled her and she slept all night, not a peep. (Thank the Lord). Friday night when I got home from work I decided if this was going to work I need to show her who is the boss. Turns out she does well with some firm discipline. And she's smart as a whip. The only thing the other people taught her was fetch. This weekend we have mastered sit, come, down and about 75% of the time she will shake paw.
We are working on "drop it" and "stay". I think that's gonna take awhile. And potty training is proving to be a challenge. I tried the training pads but she eats them. Yes she tears them to shreds. But the biggest challenge is chewing and nipping. I'd appreciate any advice on the nipping problem.
She's a ball of energy but every once in awhile she does nap. So sweet and quiet :). But when she's awake she requires 100% attention.
And if she's ready for a nap she will cuddle. My favorite part