Meet Duke - our newest member of the family (Olivia didn't hold that title for long!). He's a lab-collie mix, and is 6 months old. He is a very sweet dog, though still nervous about his new home. He's warmed up to Mike and me, but isn't comfortable with the cats - and they are REALLY not comfortable with him! Duke has already had physical altercations with both Bart and Wally - but I expect the cats to put him in his place soon!
He doesn't seem to pay much attention to the girls - which is fine by me, and actually the way I would prefer it (at least until he's more comfortable here). Abigail is only peripherally interested in Duke, preferring her stuffed dogs and mocks our interactions with Duke.
He is scared of the television, and the ceiling fan. He is also nervous about the highway noise, and the ice maker, too. I can't wait until he feels more comfortable here and the cats can come back upstairs!