Happy 1st Birthday, Noke!

Our little puppy is now one year old. It’s hard to believe that she’s already a year old and how time flies by. At the same time, I feel like she’s been in our life forever.This morning I was looking at old posts about Noke from when she was a puppy like How to Survive Your First Week Having a Puppy and Puppies: Advocates for a Meditative Lifestyle. She was so darn stinkin’ cute! She still is, but now she’s grown into a sleek-looking coyote. I’ve definitely been reflective today about how far we’ve come together and how we’ve grown. I am thrilled that she is a year old!! 

happy bday noke

Raising a puppy is tough work, but I can say now that it is truly worth it. No matter what, Noke can cheer up my day, give me plenty of kisses and tell me that she loves me. She’s my constant companion and I love her to bits. It wasn’t always easy–getting her out of her nipping habit, dealing with sicknesses, and more, but in the end, like I said, it’s absolutely worth it. Dog is man’s best friend, truly. 

So today she gets to enjoy Santa Monica weather and I might even get her something from a local dog bakery just for fun. It’s her day, but more so a milestone of us being a team and getting through the terrible teens! Now it’s not like she’s going to be a perfect angel now that she’s hit a year old–far from that. However, it’s a big step into her first stages of adulthood. Thank you for being here with us for the journey of her growing up. And as always, stay hungry and fit!

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A night time walk...she is such a pleasure to walk! No pulling!

A night time walk…she is such a pleasure to walk! No pulling!

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cutie girl

cutie girl

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A trip to Estes Park!! (yes that is a fanny pack)

A trip to Estes Park!! (yes that is a fanny pack)

Great walks with the pup

Great walks with the pup

So cuuuuuuuute

So cuuuuuuuute

Noke is learning every day!

Noke is learning every day!

Cuteness

Cuteness

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Noke got to enjoy the sun as the whole family gardened

Noke got to enjoy the sun as the whole family gardened

Getting Noke used to the car more

Getting Noke used to the car more

Noke made a new friend and we spent the morning hiking!

Noke made a new friend and we spent the morning hiking!

Which resulted in her passing out (yay!)

Which resulted in her passing out (yay!)

Hi I'm cute

Hi I’m cute

Noke finally using her bed

Noke finally using her bed

Cute dogs

Cute dogs

Good runs with cute dogs

Good runs with cute dogs

Noke trying out for Sound of Music

Noke trying out for Sound of Music

and a hike!

and a hike!

Walks with Noke on the beach

Walks with Noke on the beach

3 Responses to "Happy 1st Birthday, Noke!"

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  1. Jacque

    November 13, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    These pictures are adorable

    • hungryandfit

      January 27, 2015 at 10:10 pm

      We love her sooo much

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