Half a biscuit was not enough. One biscuit was not enough. A biscuit (or part of one) was given out every time I managed to get a nut and bolt tightened the way they should be (of course the cart came with the wrong type of nuts which was making me mad) but Sassy wanted even more.
The next month, I was out on that land with all the dogs-Aussie, Bella, Elvis and....Sassy when I heard a rustling sound around us. The dogs didn't seem that interested but I certainly was curious.
I felt pretty sure that these were Sassy's puppies (well, that does explain her recent figure)...
...accompanied by the one Mueller dog (or so I thought) I have not met. Somehow Sassy had employed this odd looking dog as the nanny for her two puppies.
Everyone (even Elvis!) attended to the puppies except Sassy. I'm not sure what dog currency she used but maybe she just wore them down, the strategy that most often works on me.
The puppies were cute but constantly in motion.
It was very hard to get them to slow down but it looked like there was one girl.
I thought there might be more puppies but it was just these two making all the noise romping through the grass. Their manners were as bad as their mother but with puppies you can forgive anything. Aussie had a harder time with it though because I saw a lot of "Please help me, Jesus" expressions from her.
Eventually their nanny took them home...and the rest followed, Sassy being the last one to leave.
Treats were dispensed but Sassy took all the crumbs so the puppies didn't get anything. No surprise there.
That was quite the day of surprises except there was one other surprise. I found out Sassy's name is not really Sassy. It's Mary(!). Sassy happens to be the one Mueller dog I have not met (apparently there are eight Mueller dogs, I've only met seven of them!).
And now I'm going to have to figure out a new nickname for her since "Sassy, Pain in the Ass-y" no longer works.
Maybe something like "Mary, who is so Very $#/&!@!!/!??!!"