I mentioned wanted a poodle and Jan Warren told me that Maurine Meyers bred them. I got ahold of Maurine but she isn't doing that anymore. HOWEVER, she did put out her AKC male to stud to a nurse in Sheffield Lake. Oh further questioning, the nurse turned out to be Cindy Rouhier who we have known for years as our kids went to school together. I called Cindy and sure enough, she had 3 male puppies but they were taken. I asked if I could just come and look at them and talk to her about poodles. She said, come on over.
So we went there after I had brought Robert home from the detached retina surgery. We put him a chair and put one puppy after another on his lap so he could see them. Suddenly the mama poodle jumped up to be sure her sons were ok. Cindy then told me that one of the puppies was available and since I was the first one there we could have our pick. WOW! How to pick from among 3 adorable little babies? Two of the pups have more curly hair and one was less curly and that's the one Robert selected.
So we made the agreement that Butterscotch would be ours (name got changed a few days later to JINX and Cindy started calling him High Jinx so he would learn his name).
I took over a deposit fee a few days later and was able to have a picture taken:
Last weekend Cindy sent me this photo...and Jinx is in the blue striped basket. I just cannot wait.
Again this week we are dog sitting the Roberts' dog, Henrietta, and I sure hope Jinx will be as loveable and as cute. I remember that Fifi, our poodle growing us, was very smart and from what I hear poodles are smart and easily trained.
Marcia Hassel has a kennel for us to use til Jinx gets trained...and that's so generous of her. But we are excited. I have started to make a list of things I need to buy for Jinx from Chewy.com.
We will take posssessio of him on Saturday, August 8.