White Dog is still working on getting the ever calm and composed Quinn to share her passion for the mailman's arrival. Today, she trained expecially hard and finally got an excited "WOOF!" from Quinn when White Dog made it clear that the huge package being left on our doorstep had his name on it! When we brought it in White Dog showed Quinn that it was "To" Quinn Sehi-Smith and that it was "From" Benny, Tesla, Hansel and their parents, very, very special friends who wanted to be the first to send Quinn his own mail. White Dog further explained that the box would contain good things that he would like...but that he had to share with her.
Quinn watched and sniffed as Steve and Michael sliced open the box and revealed to Quinn the treasures: a soft fluffy nap bed (which White Dog sat in to view the procedings), a beautiful perfectly sized food bowl (which was much needed and used tonight for dinner), and his own stuffies (a pony which benefitted the ASPCA and an ardvaark which White Dog greatly coveted). In fact, White Dog claimed the rights of first slobber as she did zoomies around the table to "show" Quinn how to play with the ardvaark toy, but Quinn did not seem to mind.
Quinn was rather overwhelmed at his good fortune and couldn't believe what wonderful friends he already has. White Dog cleared her throat and looked pointedly at Quinn. "Right," he murmured, "I want to say thank you so very much for thinking of me!" White Dog wagged her tail in approval.