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I chose a name for my new dog from your list!

I chose a name for my new dog from your list!

Old 07-23-2009, 04:58 PM
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Remember when so many of you were helping me with quilting terms that would make a good dog name? Well, I finally got our little shelter rescued dog and named her 1 of your ideas!

Here is my new little dog, Miss Patchwork Quilt ... called, Patches !

She has patches of whites and browns all over her. She was on death row at a shelter then rescued by a beagle-rescue group. She is a terrier/chihuahua mix; a Terriuahua.

She is already getting me outside into the fresh air and sunshine twice a day and now that we are taking her to obedience classes, it will be even more!

I'll have to have DH take a photo to show you how I quilt with her on my lap and so, once again I am "she who quilts with dogs"!

I thank you again for all your wonderful name ideas.
I could've gone with someone's suggestion of Ears (lol) or the obvious Bandit, but I like the sound of Patches and it does suit her well.

Patches and her happy new Mom, me

Patches... 5 months, 7.8 lbs
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:04 PM
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OMG! I laughed out loud! I love her. "Perky" doesn't even begin to discribe her! Great pictures.
Can i steal your tag line except change one little word?! :wink:

I've got the camera but it really could be me instead of my SIL! Chai just loves piles of fabric.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:32 PM
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she is just so cute! her hearing must be amazing look at the size of those ears.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:36 PM
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By the way,... I thought posting this on chit-chat, but many weeks ago when I was newer, I asked for name ideas on Main and it was allowed, so I thought I should just finish it up here in case none of those members don't look in chit-chat. If the moderator changes it, I don't care, I was just trying to be consistent and let those many many posters know I didn't forget their contributions.

When my current people quilt projects are done, I'll have to make a patchwork quilt for Patches. I'll post that in Pictures.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:37 PM
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Oh my what a precious puppy. It makes my heart feel good that you were able to rescue her. She knows this and she will always be grateful to you for it. I know as I have had 5 rescues over the years.
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:05 PM
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My dog (see avatar) is also named Patches. He came with that name when he adopted us. His dad was a Dalmatian and mom was a ?? I knew he was a keeper with that name! Good luck with your Patches-he's a real cutie.
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:12 PM
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Oh my gosh, she's as cute as a button! It looks like she's fitting right in and very happy! Thanks for rescuing her! Unconditional love is coming your way!
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:07 PM
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Oh, Cathy - she is soooo cute!!! Love those ears!! She looks like she must be pretty young too!
We got both our Collie muttleys from a rescue, and my kids have all followed suit and got all thiers from rescues too!
It's easy to see how much you both love each other already!!!
Congratulations!!!! :D :D
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:29 PM
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cute dog! Great name!
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:39 PM
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Patches is absolutely adorable! I LOVE the ears! She looks sew happy to have found you! Hope you have many happy years with her! :lol:
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