They're adorable in their puppy cuts, Csq!!
I used to puppy-cut our chocolate-and-vanilla springer, too--she loved it, but she grew out so quickly! We'd clip the hot-blooded vixen 3 times a year and she'd still look like a shag rug by the time of her next 'do'.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."