Happy 1st Birthday To Kirby

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Photo copyright © 2022 by Gerry O’Brien

Photo copyright © 2022 by Gerry O’Brien

It’s hard to believe it’s been an entire year since this adorable goofball was born. Several chewed-up rugs later, here we are. One look at that face tells us he’ll always be a puppy. An 80 lb., occasionally-crazed Hellbeast, but still an adorable puppy. And we love the little guy.

The Tail Of The Escaping Kirby

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Kirby At 10 Months

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Kirby’s a happy, mischievous puppy these days. We’re thrilled. Exhausted, but thrilled.

Faceoff

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Kirby Is 9 Months Old Today

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Treats and belly rubs are clearly on the schedule for this Very Good Boy today.

Traumatic Timeline Cleanse Courtesy of Kirby

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Kirby knows there’s been lots of sad news since yesterday. But he wants to assure you there are treats and bellyrubs on the horizon.

Kirby At Eight Months

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He’s still a handful, but Kirby has become far less a Hellbeast in the evening hours. The last few weeks with him have been a lot of fun. He’s a sweet (not so little anymore) puppy.

Kirby’s Lashes

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Your Official Kirby Timeline Cleanse

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It’s been a rough day here in Brooklyn. Kirby would like to brighten your mood.

Kirby Is 7 Months Old

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Paw is healed, Cone Of Shame is removed. And check out those gorgeous blonde eyelashes!

Kirby On The Mend

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Over the weekend, Kirby was not himself, and developed a swollen back paw that began to bleed. Our veterinarian cleaned the wound and prescribed an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory. Kirby’s mood improved dramatically, especially after being carried up and down the stairs, and getting extra treats and lots of attention. But he hates that cone with a passion.

Kirby At Six Months

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On the left is Kirby at 2 months, the day after we brought him home. At right, Kirby on his 6 month birthday.

We sure got ourselves one adorable puppy. Kirby is a lovable ball of fur. And the HellBeast only emerges for an hour or so each day, usually mid-evening.

His health is great, his potty training is back on track, all his vaccinations will be complete in another week, and we love the little guy. How could you not?

Kirby’s First Snow

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Well someone really likes snow!

We got about four inches of the white stuff here in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn this morning, and Kirby is having the time of his life.

Hope you are having a good day wherever you are — with or without snow. Or puppies.