Since the loss of our older hound, Myrtle, our Cocker Spaniel Mabel has been really unhappy. She is constantly underfoot and looking for adventure (aka trouble!) at every opportunity. With two young girls, and a baby, I was really hesitant to take on the responsibilities of another dog.
But the truth is, our farm really needed another dog. Long story short, Mickey McMurphy joined us!
Mick is a heeler/border collie mix. He has the makings of a cow dog and more importantly has been a really nice addition to our family. He and Mabel have bonded nicely. She welcomes having someone around with almost as much energy as her.