On Thursday we welcomed a new family member. Meet Tofu:
My wife, Heather, has been taking lots of photos and videos, and except for the photo above, the pictures and video clips in this post are hers.
Tofu is an American bulldog × Labrador retriever mix. The shelter we adopted him from says he's 4 years old, but we think he may actually be younger.
Tofu is the name the shelter had given him, and it looks that'll be his permanent name (although I've started calling him Tofino). He's a big block of extra firm tofu, that's for sure.
The first thing we noticed when we met him at the shelter was how affectionate he is. That's pretty remarkable, considering the life he must have had (we actually know nothing about his past history). He likes to know where everybody is and checks in periodically. We're giving him all the reassurance he needs in this transition phase.
As you can see below, Tofu is a bundle of energy:
He plays hard and he sleeps hard, although he's not always ready to give into sleep right away:
But once he's out, he's out:
Here's a video from this morning. I'd been working outside, and Tofu wanted some loving when he saw me walk in:
We're not sure how much time Tofu had spent inside buildings (we think he might have been a yard dog), and the stairs seemed particularly mysterious:
Tofu's been busy exploring all over the house. Now he needs to learn boundaries. Fortunately, he seems smart, and we're hoping he'll be a fast learner.
I'm sure Tofu will make a regular appearance in photos of our garden!
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