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Introducing Alfred

By LynneJoyce  
Just a dozen shots this time and not ones to be judged on their photographic merit because they are all just compact or iPhone snapshots.. I am posting them to introduce you all to the newest member of our pack, Alfred, half brother to Ansel.

The opener shows his pleading eyes after he had dragged his dinner bowl to my feet. He is less than subtle in his requests for more food and his enthusiasm for eating has earned him the nickname 'The Gannet'. All dogs have nicknames and one of Alfred's other ones is 'Snuggly' because he is very affectionate, unlike his brother Ansel, a.k.a. 'Sniffy'.

They get alone beautifully and their collective name is 'The A Team'. Being alone I can only take them out once a day so they are getting very frustrated and in the rare moments when I take my eye off them they are systematically wrecking my stair carpets and stairs as shown in the final version. Ansel is the instigator in this activity but Alfred has joined in with great enthusiasm. No matter, that's what you get with two very lively but frustrated dogs.

As usual the exif applies only to the first shot. Both the Panasonic and Sony compacts were used for some of the others. Thank you for viewing and I hope you enjoy the introduction.

Tags: Ansel Alfred Pets and captive animals Border collies Desctruction

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cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
2 Apr 2020 2:18PM
Gorgeous... puppy tantrums!! 😁😁😁
BillRookery 6 2 4 England
2 Apr 2020 2:20PM
Wonderful set
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
2 Apr 2020 2:33PM
A very beautiful addition to the " A " Team Lynne , delightful set.
banehawi Plus
17 2.7k 4307 Canada
2 Apr 2020 3:05PM
A beauty.

Sharing the cage nicely too.

I hear sheepdogs are difficult to keep inside, and need 2,000 miles of walking a day, and then I saw the carpetGrin
CaroleS Plus
12 442 3 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2020 3:10PM
Alfred has eyes that make you melt, he has obviously got 'that look' off to a fine art!!!!!
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
2 Apr 2020 4:36PM
Lively pair Lynne !!! Will keep you fit when this is all over !!!
Jasper87 Plus
12 3.0k 162 England
2 Apr 2020 5:04PM
Very cute....ant that will teach you for putting them on the naughty step!😄😄😄
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
2 Apr 2020 6:39PM
You wanted new carpet---did you not?

These boys should meet my daughter's basenji--her name is *Pocket Rocket*--- They are also under lockdown----nuf said!
pamelajean Plus
16 1.7k 2253 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2020 7:44PM
Lucky you! Alfred is gorgeous, and I'm sure he's going to get on wonderfully well with Ansel. They will be great company for each other and can wear themselves out playing destructive games.
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2020 7:58PM
looks like a lot of fun and adventures ahead Lynne,
shame about that stair carpet?
Chinga Plus
11 61 3 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2020 10:33PM
OMG !!! He is adorable !! Looks like you have your hands full with this bundle of joy Lynne !!
Thank you for sharing... Isabel GrinGrin
johnke Plus
9 232 17 England
3 Apr 2020 6:26AM
A beautiful Set Lynne, cute but very naughty when bored...John
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2020 9:36AM
He looks like butter wouldn't melt!
Great brother for Ansel but the destruction must be hard to take!
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
3 Apr 2020 10:54AM

Quote:..He looks like butter wouldn't melt!..
Exactly what I thought! A fine collection, Lynne, sounds like they're both keeping you very occupied! 😁👍
Take care and stay well,
Trev 😀
3 Apr 2020 11:57AM
A gorgeous lead image, Lynne. And ending with; what can only be called the down side.Sad Well, down the stairs anyway.

Does the black and white qualify as a mono dog? Wink

capto Plus
10 7.0k 31 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2020 2:56PM
A fun pack for sure......R.I.P. the carpet.WinkSmile
Drighlynne 11 131 1 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2020 6:05PM
He looks gorgeous, a great addition to the A team.
4 Apr 2020 12:51AM
Who couldn’t award this gorgeous little rascal! Wonderful A team member, soooo endearing! Ahhhhhh.......most of the time 🙂


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