I just want to introduce my Labrador Retriever

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Real Estate Agent with HomesByNestor

Hi all!

Any other Labrador Retriever lovers around?

This is my puppy Henna. She is 8 months old and having her has been a wonderful experience. I was affraid it was going to be tough all the training and avoiding her to chew my house, but against all I read and heard, it has been really easy. She only had a couple of "accidents" in the house when I got her at 12 weeks old. After 2 weeks she would come to me to let me know she needed to get outside. I took her to her kindergarden classes so she would get more socialized. After that we took some basic obedience classes in Newtown and she is doing great.

I couldn't take her with me to my appointments during the summer so I would leave her at her crate at home, and at the end of the day we would go and find new places to explore. She loves to swim and is doing really great.

Any other Lab lovers around? Where do you take your dog to swim? Any good dog parks in your area?

I have taken her to Southbury, Ridgefield, Redding and Norwalk so far and we are having fun.

 

Comments (11)

Jean Powers
Kane & Associates call 510.908.9002 - Alameda, CA
CRS,e-PRO,HAFA,SFR Broker, Northern California

Very adorable pup! I have a small dog now. I had a standard poodle and she passed at 6 after an operation. I love all animals and you sure have a cutey!

Aug 02, 2008 04:06 PM
Debbie Malone
Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management - Lynchburg, VA
From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369

Aw, Nestor, Henna is adorable! I love the photo's, she's a great swimmer. I have a westie and a virtual Lab on Facebook, he keeps me busy too! Thanks for sharing your wonderful pet.

Aug 02, 2008 04:08 PM
BethAnn Long
RE/MAX of Spokane - Spokane, WA
Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate

Precious! We have two golden's. Love labs too. :)

Aug 02, 2008 04:11 PM
Dianne Deming
RE/MAX Realty Group - Rehoboth Beach, DE

Hi, Nestor.  I have a miniature schnauzer who has helped me with my real estate advertising.  I once put an ad in a quilter's newsletter which goes out to about 150 women in my sphere of influence.  It was a picture of Merlin as a puppy sitting on the beach.  The copy read, "Merlin loves his new home in Rehoboth!  If you know someone who would like to live in Coastal Delaware, contact Merlin's mom," followed by contact information.

 

Aug 02, 2008 04:16 PM
Denise Shockey
RE/MAX Aerospace Realty - Cocoa Beach, FL
Cocoa Beach, Brevard County Florida Real Estate

Hi Nestor, love the photos, so cute!  Labs are great dogs, smart and so loyal.  Sounds like you two have a bunch of fun to look forward to.

Aug 02, 2008 04:28 PM
Raylene Lewis
Century 21 Beal, Inc. - College Station, TX

Nestor - Love your girl!

Dianne - I too have a miniture schnauzer. She is a flashy black and white fantom. 

My yorkie died of cancer recently at the young age of 9. She would love to go swimming...I guess she thought she was a lab! 

I don't know of any dog parks here in my town...hmm that just occured to me! We need one!

Aug 02, 2008 04:28 PM
Vickie McCartney
Maverick Realty - Owensboro, KY
Broker, Real Estate Agent Owensboro KY

Nestor~  Henna your lab is beautiful. The name is very fitting!  I have a yellow lab named Bela and a golden retriever named Jillie! We love our dogs!

Aug 02, 2008 04:35 PM
Ronald Gillis
Southwest Florida Notaries (Mortgage Notary Signing Agent) - Port Charlotte, FL
CNSA Southwest Florida. Notaries, Port Charlotte, 941-7-NOTARY

Labs are always great dogs.  My ex had a Lab/German Shepard mix, which really was a great mixture!

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Aug 02, 2008 05:01 PM
Nestor N. Romero
HomesByNestor - Norwalk, CT
Realtor - Real Estate Fairfield County - (203)515-5511

Thank you guys!!

I love most breeds and mixes... Schnauzers look very elegant (in all sizes ... ).  I am sure Merlin is a great poster boy :)  Goldens are also so beautiful too!!

Isn't it amazing how much pets can bring the best in people? I am so happy to see that when I am walking Henna in different towns people tend to be friendlier and nicer and sometimes there is a chance to start a conversation and hand out a business card !!!

This is the perfect job to be able to have a puppy!!! I am doing BPOs, so I just take her with me to take pictures. If they are interior BPOs I obviusly leave her in the car if the day is not too hot.

A biscuit for Bela, Jillie and Merlin.

Debbie, what is a virtual lab?

Have a good evening everyone!!

Henna needs some glamour classes

Aug 02, 2008 05:23 PM
Laura Karambelas
Baird & Warner Downers Grove - Downers Grove, IL
Realtor - Downers Grove

Nestor-Your puppy is absolutely ADORABLE!  I had a chocolate Lab named Cleo and she was the BEST dog I ever had!  We had to put her down when she was 9 as she had liver cancer...one of the hardest days of my life.  Have fun with her.

Aug 03, 2008 12:09 AM
Nestor N. Romero
HomesByNestor - Norwalk, CT
Realtor - Real Estate Fairfield County - (203)515-5511

Thank you Laura.

I am sorry for your loss. Why is it that we see more cases of diseases now? Is it because we have better tests, or maybe the food?

My personal trainer, as I called her now, is full of life and and energy and always brings a smile to my face.

Thanks for stopping by.

Nestor

Jun 14, 2009 09:19 PM