10 They like to play catch the trouser leg… while you’re in the trousers.
9 They can go from 60-0 in 3 seconds flat.
8 I make a lot of errors when ‘errorless housetraining’. Sorry Dr Dunbar, but if only you could teach them to read life would be so much easier.
7 No matter what time I have to take the puppy downstairs for a wee, the sprinkler will go off and I will get soaked.
6 Mosquitoes love it when I take the puppy downstairs in the middle of the night.
5 Having a shower to the sound of howling becomes normal.
4 A puppy can transform half a cup of food into a relatively large amount of poo, which I become obsessive about checking.
3 They’re really mobile.
2 They fart. A lot.
1 They instantly get under your skin and you can’t imagine life without them. As you stand there in your torn clothes. Covered in scratches. Mopping up wee.
Any of you new puppy owners have anything to add?
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