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Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Last Friday Winnie was 12 weeks old. I can’t believe we’ve had her for 3 weeks now! The time has flown by.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She weighs 5.3 lbs. I’ve been using this Puppy Weight Calculator and it’s been pretty consistent each week.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

It predicts her adult weight will be around 11 lbs. Miley and Howie are 15 and 13 lbs. She’ll be a little runt! She was the second smallest in her litter.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

The only time she is still is when she’s chewing on something she shouldn’t be.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She loves to run around the backyard and explore!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She is getting SO good at using the bells to go outside! We hang bells on the back door that are low enough for her to reach. When she needs to go out to go potty she runs to the back door and rings the bell. If you are potty training a puppy I highly recommend bells! We’ve used them for all three pups. You could easily make your own, but we got ours from Poochie Pets.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She even experienced her first snow day!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie especially loves chasing Howie and trying to steal his toys!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Howie is very good and very gentle with her.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

He lets her think she has a chance!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

But he always knows he can win if he really wants to. ;)

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She loves hiding behind the bushes in the flower bed.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie also loves her Cuddle Cup!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Back when we got Miley and Howie, we bought them these small bucket-shaped beds called Love Buckets. They were actually made for cats, but they were the perfect size for Boston Terriers and Miley and Howie LOVED them. They were the best beds we’ve ever had. We’ve had them for 9 years, and to this day they are still their favorite beds. Many other beds have come and gone, but the Love Buckets have stood the test of time. They are so durable and easy to wash. You just throw the whole thing in the washing machine and it comes out just like new. You don’t have to fumble with unzipping, taking off the lining, and trying to stuff it back in when it’s done. The whole thing just goes into the wash. And they’ve held up through hundreds and hundreds of washings over the past 9 years. They still look brand new. And they were affordable! They were the best beds ever.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Sadly, they stopped making the Love Bucket beds several years ago. I haven’t seen them in stores in ages. But when we got Winnie, we knew she needed a bucket bed of her own. We found this “Cuddle Cup” at Home Goods. It’s a teeny bit smaller than the Love Bucket beds, but very similar. The Cuddle Cup doesn’t have a bottom cushion that comes out like the Love Bucket beds do. But everything else is similar, and price-wise they are similar too, so that’s great. We’ll have to see if this Cuddle Cup will be as durable as the Love Bucket beds!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie will pounce, twirl, and bark when she’s begging to be picked up.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She always gets what she wants. :)

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

She’s so sweet when she’s sleeping!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Miley doesn’t know what to think of this puppy’s crazy antics.

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Although sometimes she’s fun to play with, I guess. ;)

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Howie just has to catch up on his rest, like a little old man!

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Sometimes he’ll even cuddle with her, as long as he thinks no one’s watching. ;)

Winnie the Boston Terrier Puppy

Winnie would give you lots and lots of kisses if she could.

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Here are a few of our favorite “Snaps!” :)

A Day in the Life of Winnie the Wonder Dog

Posted by Kevin & Amanda on Monday, January 18, 2016

 

A Day in the Life of Winnie

 

The hopping! The butt-move!

Posted by Amanda Green Bottoms on Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

Learning some tricks!

 

Winnie has discovered herself in the mirror 󾌴

Posted by Amanda Green Bottoms on Friday, January 22, 2016

 

Discovering herself in the mirror.

 

That little hop at the end!!! 󾌧󾌧

Posted by Amanda Green Bottoms on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

 

Hopping down the steps!

 

Puppy's First Snow! ❄️❄️❄️

Posted by Kevin & Amanda on Saturday, January 23, 2016

 

Winnie’s first snow!

 

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See you next time!! :) xoxo