If you all read my previous article ‘My Lucky Charm’, you would remember that I would tell you all about how I got my second pup. And As promised, I’m back with an article on how I got my baby Happy. I have always wanted two pups, but another reason that I wanted a second dog is so that Lucky did not feel lonely.
Every time I came home after a long day of work, Lucky would run towards me with a toy, waiting to play with me. But I used to feel so tired that I just couldn’t play with him, I had no energy left. I used to play with him for 10 minutes sometimes. But I could see how dejected he was. He had been waiting for me the whole day to play with me and I couldn’t because I was tired. If he had someone to play with and spend time with, he may not miss me as much or would be occupied. So this is the story on how the Shih Tzu Era started-
I was finally allowed to get a second puppy after two years. I was so excited! We were going through the pictures of the puppies when we came across a Shitzu. They are very cute and small! Plus we already had Lucky who was huge. It is difficult to carry him now. So we craved a small one this time. My mom and I decided to get a shitzu. One of the puppies was so chubby and cute. I just knew I had to get him. I looked at the seller and picked up the puppy. I told him, ‘This is my Happy and I’m going to be taking him home tomorrow’.
Before I got him, I did some research. I wanted to know how parents should handle two kids. I did not want to make Lucky feel insecure or left out by getting the second one. I found out that we should make the first baby feel like they’re the priority by giving them more love and time. So, I thought of applying this with my dogs.
The next day, we got Happy home. I could see that Lucky was feeling very restless. He kept moving around! I had Happy in my arms. Slowly I sat down with Happy in my lap and beckoned Lucky to me. I introduced Happy to him, telling him that,’ This is your little brother, you should take care of him.’ I could see his curiosity.
Now Happy considers Lucky his mother even though both of them are boys, Haha! He follows him around and sleeps wherever lucky sleeps. It’s so adorable! I used to be worried thinking Lucky might crush him unintentionally because of the size difference. But they surprisingly got along well. They play together all the time! They sometimes even fight for toys and snacks. I had even used the method I learned online and pampered Lucky more till the day they got along. Lucky is now confident because he knows he can never be replaced.
Happy was too cute to ignore though, and just got cuter as he grew up. Now I pamper both of them equally. They are always there together and are the perfect doggie siblings! My kids have now grown up, Lucky is 7 and a half years old and Happy is 5 and a half years old.
Now we all travel together , celebrate birthdays together 😍 and soon we will have another reason to celebrate 😍 Yes Lucky is a proud father of 6 healthy puppies and Happy is gonna be a father soon 🤩 My dream came true after all. I love you Happy and Lucky!