Archive for October, 2006

First Beach Trip

We took Preston to the beaches near Half Moon Bay along Highway 1. He was a little intimidated by the waves and kept his distance from the water but he did have a lot of fun playing with sand. A lot of cleaning up to do for Mommy afterwards though…
Preston at beach Preston playing with sand

Daddy please don’t go

Preston tried to prevent daddy from going on a trip.

Big Face

Preston was so exhausted that he allowed mommy to finally take a close up picture without him eating the camera. One minute he was awake, the next minute he was asleep.

Bang !

Preston learned to play dead when we shoot him with a “Bang!” This only took him 2 days to learn it.

Go To Bed

The next command that Preston learned is “Go To Bed”, which he would go into his crate. He is learning so quickly and this only took him 2 days to learn.


Preston occasionally will snore when he sleeps.

Napa Valley

We went to Napa this past weekend and we took Preston with us. Luckily the weather wasn’t too warm so that when we left him inside the car it wouldn’t get too hot. When we visited Sterling Vineyards. we took him outside and he enjoyed running around the grass area and walking around the vineyard. I think he even enjoyed eating one of the grapes that are used to make Merlot. At that time we didn’t know that grapes may be poisonous to dogs in large quantities. No, he didn’t get to drink some wine, he’s still a puppy. It was a bit chilly outside and so he was wearing his sweater.

Preston RollOver

Preston finally rollsover on command after about 1 week of training. It was a lot of persistence and patience on mommy and daddys part, but he finally is able to do it with a hand gesture. He’s such a smart puppy. Question now is what are we going to train him next.

Curious and Destructive

Just like any other dog, Preston is one curious puppy and likes to bite into anything he can get his mouth and paws on. We have to watch him very carefully otherwise he will go around destroying things around the house as you can see in these pictures. What is it with dogs that they like to get into trouble?


We caught him red “pawed” in this picture

Golden Gate Park

Over the weekend we took Preston out to visit Golden Gate Park. There was so much grass around and so many people and dogs around that Preston was so excited seeing everything. He’s not used to seeing so many people and dogs around him that he was jumping and running around the entire time. Preston was so cute and many people came up to visit and play with him. Luckily Preston is very friendly with everyone he meets.