The Dog Mom Project – Morgan & Henley

The Dog Mom Project – Morgan & Henley

Introduce yourself! Share a selfie with you and your dog.

♥ I’m Morgan. I’m 32 years old, married, and a lawyer. I’m also a cat mom. I love cross-stitching, CrossFit, coffee, and watching true crime tv shows.

Dog Mom Project - Morgan & Henley Selfie

Ok, tell us about your dog. What’s his/her name? Age? Breed?

♥ My dog is Baron Henley von Pretzel, or Henley for short. Also known as H, HP, Pretzel, P-Retz, etc. He’s a 3 year old Chihuahua Schnauzer mix.

What is your favorite thing about your dog?

♥ My favorite thing about Henley is that he is just so darn friendly with everyone. He loves kids, old people, other dogs, cats, frogs, you name it. He just wants everyone to love him.

When do you and your dog have the most fun together?

♥ I would hope Henley says when we walk every morning, but I think he has the most fun when we crash on the couch together after a long day and veg out OR when I take him to the dog park.

Does your dog have any quirky habits? Tell us about them.

♥ Henley has a stuffed monkey named Monkey Pistorious that is his best friend. He takes Monkey everywhere. If he gets up to go potty in the middle of the night, Monkey comes with him and then he takes Monkey back up to bed when he’s done. He also has the unfortunate quirk of occasionally ripping off Monkey’s limbs, so each of Monkey’s arms and legs have been sewn on multiple times and now have supplemental fur grafts holding him together.

Finish this sentence. If my dog had a song stuck in his/her head, it would be…

♥ Walkin’ on Sunshine.

At what point did you realize you weren’t just someone who has a dog, but a dog mom?

♥ For Henley’s birthday once we took him to the doggie spa. He got a blueberry facial. He loved it.

What’s one thing you want someone without a dog to know about being a dog mom?

♥ They really are family members!

What’s your favorite dog product?

♥ Bully barbells!

Now, share a favorite picture of your dog with us. 

Dog Mom Project - Henley

Happy tails…

The Dog Mom Project

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day. (Hi, Mom!)

I don’t have human children, but I’m a proud dog mom. I have lots of girlfriends with kids and lots more girlfriends with dogs. While I absolutely recognize that it’s different to have human children, the bond that my dog mom friends share with their dogs is pretty incredible. So, I want to celebrate that.

Today’s post is the first ever Dog Mom Project post. I’ll be the first to answer my eight dog mom questions. Check back soon to meet the next lucky lady and her pup.

THE DOG MOM PROJECT

Introduce yourself! Share a selfie with you and your dog.

♥ I’m Shannon (duh). I’m 30 years old, married, and a Business Analyst. I love weightlifting, hiking, horror movies, cereal, and dogs (duh).

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Ok, tell us about your dog. What’s his/her name? Age? Breed?

♥ My dog’s name is Teton. He’s 7 years young and is an American Eskimo Dog and Keeshond mix.

What is your favorite thing about your dog?

♥ There are too many to choose from, but I think my most favorite thing about Teton is that he is a sensitive soul. Also, he kisses on command.

When do you and your dog have the most fun together?

♥ If Teton could talk, he’d say that we have the most fun when we go hiking. I really love our morning moments when he sits at the top of the stairs and I snuggle him before starting my day.

Does your dog have any quirky habits? Tell us about them.

♥ Teton watches TV. If there is any kind of animal on the screen (real, mythical, or extinct), he barks and moves in the direction they move.

Finish this sentence. If my dog had a song stuck in his/her head, it would be…

♥ …Torn by Natalie Imbruglia. He’s a little emo.

At what point did you realize you weren’t just someone who has a dog, but a dog mom?

♥ When he rang his bells to go potty outside for the first time. It was such a proud moment that I’d never felt before. I thought, ah, now I get it.

What’s one thing you want someone without a dog to know about being a dog mom?

♥ Even though I don’t have children, the love I feel for Teton is some of the strongest love I’ve ever felt. I’d do anything for him. I want those who don’t have dogs to understand that those of us with dogs have a different set of priorities that involve caring for our fur kids. It’s not always as easy as “leave the dog at home,” or “have someone come let him/her out.”

Now, share a favorite picture of your dog with us. 

♥ Again, too many to choose from! But here’s one that always makes me laugh.

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Can’t wait to hear what other dog moms out there have to say!

Happy tails…