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  • Nigel

    Well, it was a lonnnnng wait, we picked him out from the litter at 8 days old, but today we got to bring him home!!!

    Introducing Nigel..he's already met the horses, they were all just mildly interested in each other so far


    I recognized with despair that I was about to be compelled to buy a horse ~
    Edith Somerville and "Martin Ross"

    "Momma" to Tiempo, Tucker and Puff, RIP my beautiful Norman 8/2012

  • #2
    awwwwwwwww he is so cute
    "Perhaps the final test of anybody's love of dogs is their willingness to permit them to make a camping ground of the bed" -Henry T. Merwin


    • #3
      OMG... could he be any cuter? Nigel is a great name too!


      • #4
        Sweetness! That is one adorable puppy. Even my cat had to take a look at him when his picture came on the screen.
        Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!


        • #5
          Ack! A Terrorist!


          • #6
            My trainer, Carol Kozlowski in Avon, NY, had the bestest JRT I have ever known and his name was Nigel. The video of "The Little Horse That Could" featuring both Carol and Erin Go Bragh, was dedicated to her Nigel. Actually, we decided he really wasn't a dog, and certainly NOT a JRT in spite of his breeding, but really just a little human person in dog's clothing.

            Enjoy your little bundle of JOY!

            I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.


            • #7
              A good horseman doesn't have to tell anyone...the horse already knows.

              Might be a reason, never an excuse...


              • #8
                there is nothing cuter than a terrorist pup.

                Good thing you live so far away...or I'd be tempted to kidnap him!
                Save lives! Adopt a pet from your local shelter.


                • #9
                  Cute enough to get away with murder. Have fun with him!
                  COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                  "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl


                  • #10
                    Puppies are cute so that people don't kill them before they grow up to be good dogs.


                    • #11
                      Adorable for sure! Have fun and enjoy Nigel!!


                      • #12
                        OMG! SO CUTE!!!!!!!!! Great name! Our resident farm goat (baby Alpine) is named Nigel, and I think it's the cutest name!


                        • #13
                          Irresistible adorable!
                          Looks smart too.


                          • #14
                            So cute! So young and yet already has the busily thinking terrier eyes!

                            Originally posted by msj View Post
                            My trainer, Carol Kozlowski in Avon, NY, had the bestest JRT I have ever known and his name was Nigel. The video of "The Little Horse That Could" featuring both Carol and Erin Go Bragh, was dedicated to her Nigel.
                            I just saw that video (which was, er, designed for kids, but I muted the music) and the JRT stole the show repeatedly, often as he advanced on the cameraman


                            • #15
                              Love JR's - bred them for years. Good name, too. In naming hints for dogs they say it is easier for a dog to identify with a two syllable name and one that does not end in "O", like Beau, since it is harder for them to differentiate from "no". Makes sense.
                              Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique


                              • #16
                                Love your new puppy!!

                                Originally posted by Foxtrot's View Post
                                Love JR's - bred them for years. Good name, too. In naming hints for dogs they say it is easier for a dog to identify with a two syllable name and one that does not end in "O", like Beau, since it is harder for them to differentiate from "no". Makes sense.
                                Our 'first' Jrt was named Mac -- he started it all. My husband is devoted to the breed now. He names everything after Mac - our email too. My daughter just sent me a Craig's Listing for a scruffy little JRT puppy. This will open for awhile look at the adorable picture! http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/pet/1427542899.html

                                I agree on the names. DD has a Wheaten that we renamed to Brogan. Original owners called him Scout. The Brogan can be said with a deep voice and it really gets his attention. Always test out how a name yells! Try yelling Luke. It stopped us from naming a kid!
                                Don't let anyone tell you that your ideas or dreams are foolish. There is a millionaire walking around who invented the pool noodle.