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Any Advice For Me The Big Brother?

07 Sep

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Hey my friends – I need your help once again please.  As you know,  I got a new brother.  This is Houdini to the right and he is a 12 week old Yorkshire Terrier.  I’ve decided already that he’s not that bad.  He’s kind of fun and always excited to see me.  He’s pretty cool.  I’m sharing my toys with him and helping him adjust to life here at the Hotel Thompson.

This is where I need you my friends.  Do you have advice, suggestions or ideals for me to make sure the little guy is welcomed and settles in okay?  Anything would be helpful.

And I want you to know that I have talked to him about all of you my friends and about my blog.  I’ve even read him some postings – which he just runs around laughing and barking.  When he’s up to it, I told him that he could have his own corner and post.  See, I’m sharing. 🙂 ❤

 
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46 responses to “Any Advice For Me The Big Brother?

  1. The Scottie Chronicles

    09/07/2014 at 12:48 pm

    Well, you’re starting off just right by sharing your toys. That’s a big thing. Woo HOooooooo! Next, remember to take him out to poop and pee every time he wakes up from his nap and every time he eats. If you walk with him, he’ll think it’s fun! No wait….you don’t like grass on your dainty feet. Forget that idea. Well, let’s see.

    I think you’re doing just fine, but I’ll give this some thought. I wish I had you for a brother. We’d take walkies (on the sidewalk) together, we’d nap together, we’d snort and bark together.

    How much fun would that be???? Stu

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:40 pm

      OMP Stu – that would be SO MUCH FUN! Mommy has the little tyke just about potty trained inside using a wee pad. I mean hey – how hard could that be? She did potty train me inside, right? Snorts. He’s had a couple of accidents though and I’ve snorted with him about his mishaps. Daddy even bought him some of his ‘own’ toys yesterday. Of course, I helped daddy pick them out so you can imagine what they look like – snorts. I’m helping him and I’m really trying. He’s not bad for a little guy. Thanks for the information. You’re the best! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    09/07/2014 at 12:53 pm

    I think the perfect mix is humor and patience… and time, of course. :o)

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:42 pm

      That definitely is the case bro. And you know – the little guy is HYPER. He has so much energy. I don’t know where he’s storing. But so far, Hemi has only slapped him on the fanny twice. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. The Mad Hooligan Chronicles

    09/07/2014 at 1:02 pm

    I think you’re already being a great big brother! But then, I’m biased when it comes to you, Bacon! ❤ Ellie

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:46 pm

      aaww – piggy blushes. Thank you my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. The Canadian Cats

    09/07/2014 at 1:23 pm

    Well, sharing is great….good start. Maybe give your little bro a nickname just you use on him. He’ll feel special then….not “you disgusting fur ball”. Something endearing.

    Shoko

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:46 pm

      Snorts – that’s good. I called him Who Who today. Mommy laughed at me. But that’s true. I need to come up with something for him – that’s fitting. Great one – thanks my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. onespoiledcat

    09/07/2014 at 1:27 pm

    Gosh Bacon I have NO “barky thing” experience so really don’t know how to deal with them other than to run FAST when they chase me. I know that you’re being the very BESTEST big brother ever though so I think whatever you do – it will be RIGHT!

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:47 pm

      Aaaww – you have faith in this little oinker. Thank you cousin. I’m trying to be a good big brother. I really am. I even went shopping with daddy this weekend looking for some toys just for Houdini. I even found some that I’ll sure next week. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. Animalcouriers

    09/07/2014 at 1:35 pm

    You’re a kind bro Bacon and the little fella will go far, if he listens to you 😉

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:49 pm

      aaww – shuffles hooves. Thanks my friends. I hope so. He’s a good guy so far. He really is. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. Misaki

    09/07/2014 at 1:36 pm

    Sounds like you’re doing a fab job already!

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 1:49 pm

      aaww thanks my dear friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. Amanda

    09/07/2014 at 1:49 pm

    Be patient use kind words. Sharing is good. He might like it if you tell him a story around bed time. It is fact you are spending time with him he will enjoy the most. Thd story doesn’t have to make sence just no scary stories before bed or nap whenever you decide is better time to tell him one.

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:33 pm

      Got it. Mom has been telling us both stories together. I even let him jump all over me tonight like I was his personal jungle gym. Does that count? Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. purrfectkitties

    09/07/2014 at 2:12 pm

    Hey Bacon, you don’t need to worry! You already ARE the PURRFECT big brother! Smooches, Roxy & Tigerlino ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:34 pm

      Aaww. Piggy blushes. Thanks my friends. Y’all are too kind! XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. Molly The Wally

    09/07/2014 at 3:11 pm

    Ditto with Easy there. Just have fun and patience. It will all be OK. Have a serene and easy Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:35 pm

      Great advice. Thank you sweet Molly! XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. sue ellen

    09/07/2014 at 3:54 pm

    Just be your sweet little self….. ♥

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:36 pm

      Aaww. Thanks my friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. Genevieve Petrillo

    09/07/2014 at 4:04 pm

    My advice is don’t bite his head while he’s eating. Long ago when I was in foster care, big dogs bit my head and ate my food. They left behind scabs and scars and I’m pretty sure mt food-gobbling issues stem from there. So yeah. Don’t bite Houdini’s tiny head.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:37 pm

      Ouchie! I’m so sorry that happened to you my little buddy. I would never do that to you or Houdini. No way! I wouldn’t want anyone doing that to me either. Those other pooches were just bullies and there’s no place for bullies! Especially when they try to hurt my friend. Hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. Reilly and Denny

    09/07/2014 at 4:31 pm

    the best thing – make sure your mom and dad cuddle you both at the same time – that way you both feel special. He will also need to be socialized…so lots of walks and trips to the pet store, make sure he get use to other people and other doggies

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:39 pm

      Snorts. He is definitely getting socialized. There nothing like watching peeps play pass the puppy. It’s kind of funny to watch to tell you the truth. XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. Sand Spring Chesapeakes

    09/07/2014 at 6:25 pm

    once he has some vaccinations, socialize, socialize and even know he is little obedience class really does wonders. Give him lots of love, hugs and kisses.

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:44 pm

      Classes do sound awesome for the little lad. He is picking up things really fast. Do you know he already knows how to play fetch? I was astonished. As for shots, he has one more set in 3 weeks. I know he will be glad! XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. katsrus

    09/07/2014 at 7:28 pm

    Lots of good suggestions. We haven’t had a dog for a very long time. Sounds like your doing pretty good already.
    Sue B

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 8:45 pm

      Thanks. I think so. Some excellent advice on here today for sure my friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. gentlestitches

    09/07/2014 at 9:05 pm

    Hi Bacon you are the best big brother ever. My advise is he has a very small part of the house that is for him only and no one else is allowed to go there. So if he gets tired or nervous he go to his own safe spot. Say hi to him from me. 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 9:34 pm

      This is most excellent advice Auntie Sharon. I will certainly make sure he has “his” space. XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. Marty the Manx

    09/07/2014 at 9:49 pm

    You seem to be doing pretty good Bacon. Just keep a good eye on him and keep him safe. Don’t want him to get lost or hurt. You are a great big brother 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 10:44 pm

      Aaww. Thanks my friend. I am keeping a close eye on the little guy. He intrigues me so very much! Such a hoof-ful. Snorts.

       
  18. sunsetdragon

    09/07/2014 at 10:10 pm

    Share treats that he can have and snuggle with him at night and during nap time.
    You are such a good sport. Ali would never tolerate another critter other than the guinea piggies and ted the hamster.

     
    • PigLove

      09/07/2014 at 10:46 pm

      Snorts. I wasn’t too thrilled in the beginning. I’ve grown more used to it trust me. He makes us all feel young at heart with all of his energy. XOXO – Bacon

       
  19. guineapigsqueak

    09/08/2014 at 2:12 am

    Sounds like you’ve started off on the right foot anyway Bacon! Just remember that no matter how annoying he is, it’s in the job description to love him. Cocoa always winds me up but I look after her!
    Billy xx

     
    • PigLove

      09/08/2014 at 9:03 am

      That’s excellent advice my friends. Thanks. I will definitely remember that in the future. He’s small. He’s demanding. And yeah he can be a little annoying but you’re right. He’s my brother. XOXO – Bacon

       
  20. wallaceandsamuel

    09/08/2014 at 2:14 am

    As an older brother myself (Wally) the best advice I can give you, you have already implemented: sharing! It works both ways and the sooner you teach the little guy the benefits of sharing the sooner you both will be reaping the rewards of shared toys, treats etc. I know I don’t always bark it and I know I can be a grumpy bum butt I love that little brother of mine.
    Wally (and Sammy)

     
    • PigLove

      09/08/2014 at 9:04 am

      aaww – that’s excellent advice my friends. I have been letting him use my toys. Me and dad went shopping for him Saturday and I even picked out some new toys for him. But I wanted him to have something that was all his as well. Excellent advice guys! XOXO – Bacon

       
  21. speedyrabbit

    09/09/2014 at 12:16 pm

    I think you’re doing pretty well Bacon,just have lots of fun my friend,xx Speedy

     
  22. Nylabluesmum

    09/10/2014 at 3:23 pm

    Yer beein a pawsum Brofur to Houdini…
    N da nickyname idea iz grrreat….we iz finkin LM (L’il Man)…what do ya fink Bacon??
    Lub Nylablue ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/10/2014 at 3:59 pm

      aaww – that is great – short and little like him – snorts! XOXO – Bacon

       
  23. Nylabluesmum

    09/10/2014 at 7:01 pm

    Me n Mum thott it wuud be a cute nickyname ‘tween Brofurz! 😉
    Lub Nylablue ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/10/2014 at 9:11 pm

      It’s very catchy and I love it like I love y’all. XOXO – Bacon

       

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