Meet Barbara Streisand

Easter weekend Zach surprised the kids and me with the news that he had bought us a new puppy. Ever since our other great dane passed, we knew we needed another one so this announcement was met with much excitement!

We had to wait a few weeks to see her as she was just a few weeks old when Zach told us about her, but then we finally got to bring her home!

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Around Thanksgiving Zach turned to me and said, “I’ve always wanted a female great dane so I could name her Barbara Streisand. I would, of course, call her ‘Babs’ but how hilarious would that be?”

Thus, our new dog’s name is Barbara Streisand. We call her “Babs” or “Babalonya” or-my personal favorite-“Babadoodle doo”. When she does the great dane singing (dane’s don’t really bark, they sing) then we, of course, call her Barbara Streisand. Interestingly she is quite vocal, always doing a dog version of purring when she’s on a lap which, is often. Chicken or the egg, amiright?

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I love living things. I mean, love them. Animals make me happy. In fact, I don’t trust people who don’t like animals. πŸ˜‰ Only partially kidding.

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Babs has been to many a baseball and soccer game-basically doing this through all of them.

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Even the cold ones, where she and I insisted on staying in the car the whole game.

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All of our other animals have taken a liking to her. Hagrid especially has been very patient in his brotherly love with all of her shenanigans.

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Super excited to see this little songstress prance around Camp Abe Lincoln as she grows. Love her.

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