A little romance

Charlie Machete has a crush.


Jack Russel Terrier + pomeranian = jackeranian

Her name is Roxy.

The little, 7-pound jackeranian is staying with us for a few days while her mama is out of town.

To the old dogs, she’s just a little chippy. As a married man, Luke wisely sets boundaries. He even gave Roxy a little growl so she knew not to invade his space on the first night.

Scooby is suspicious of anyone who could get in the way of his snuggles with mama.

Charlie Machete, however, can’t take his eyes – or his nose – off of Ms. Roxy.

Machete eyes Roxy

There’s some longing in his gaze.

black lab mix sniffs jackeranian

It’s sniff time.

The attraction is hardly one-sided. (But who could blame a girl for being intrigued by a handsome guy like Charlie Machete?)

jackeranian sniffs black lab mix

Luke is bored by young love.

But Charlie Machete is a guy who can come on a little too strong at times. So, I gave him some romantic advice.

Don’t overwhelm the little girl.

Don’t get too fresh.

Play it cool.

Machete looks away from Roxy

“I’ll just head the other direction. Maybe she’ll follow.”

Because the last thing a young canine suitor wants is to be reprimanded by the Bad Dog Can in front of his crush.

Then again, maybe Roxy is one of those girls who like bad boys…

jackeranian and black lab mix

No snuggling on the first date.

black lab mix and jackeranian

“Do not look at the cute girl. Do not look at the cute girl.”

What do you think? Will my foster dog win little Roxy’s heart for the weekend?

Charlie Machete the lover is available for adoption through Midwest Adopt-a-Bull.


About crystalwayward

I live with two formerly wayward dogs. I care deeply about the environment, and I think gardening is a revolutionary act.

Posted on October 4, 2012, in Dogs, Dogtography, Family, Fostering, Machete and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. We’d certainly love it if they did have a weekend romance 😉

  2. This is too cute!!!! I love when the big dogs start romancing the small pups and vice versa…too funny 🙂

  3. Oh So Cute – great photos:) Happy Friday!

  4. YES! Roxy looks as if she likes Tall ,Dark and Handsome Charlie Machete. It seems she is checking him out as much as he checks her out. Weekend romance is a great possibility!

  5. How can anyone resist the dark and handsome Machete?! I know Polly can’t…

  6. Charlie Machete I can see shy you are so taken by little Roxy, she is a cutie. Maybe if you share your kibble with her you will win her heart 🙂

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