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I know I don't post often, but I do read every day. Just thought I would give an update on Daisy the Devil Dog.

> I have finally found a temporary fence system that works. She has not gotten out since. YAY!!

> She is getting slightly more affectionate, and will kiss me sometimes. Another YAY!

> She looks to me for protection. When we are at the dog park and things are potentially getting dicey, she puts her paws on my leg to pick her up.

> She is protective of my 14.5 year old AND my 7 month old dogs. My 7 month old gets nutzo and bothers the old dog. Daisy barks loudly at her. At the dog park, if a dog is getting too rough with the 7 month old, Daisy steps in and barks loudly. I'm pretty amazed at both of those things.

She still doesn't listen if she is on a scent and would escape in a heartbeat given the opportunity, but overall she is a pretty ok dog, and very cute. I look forward to more improvements from this hellion that I tried to give back but the rescue wouldn't take!
 

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Hey thanks for the update. I love to hear about the progress or regression in the doggies that lighten our lives. Someday you will wonder why you ever tried to give her back to the rescue.
 

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I enjoy the update, too! Daisy was really driving you crazy at about the same time Lucky was really driving me crazy, so I really sympathized with you!! It's so great to hear how she is coming around!!!
 

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What a great update. I'm happy to hear that Daisy is finally settling down. What was the fencing solution?

Jersey was a terribly bad puppy. I remember several times during the first few weeks we had her that I considered giving her back. Mike said no way and wouldn't let me. Thank God he was so persistent. I don't know what I would do without her now.
 

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I'm so glad Daisy had made such great progress! I remember the problems you had with her. I could relate so well because Duke had many of the same issues, but, like Daisy, he is growing into quite the well mannered young man (ok, maybe well-mannered is a bit far fetched, but SO much better than the first year!).

It sounds like Daisy has found her spot and I am happy for you both. And yes, the cuteness of beagles does tend to save their butts a lot when they are young. LOL
 
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