Trudi is still continuing to come out of her shell. She's been with us for 5 years, we figure she's about 10 years old, and she's still "learning new tricks." I think having Rusty around has helped. Rusty is an extremely extroverted, high-energy dog and it seems to be rubbing off on Trudi. She's actually even sitting for the camera! In the past she used to hide from the camera and most of my photos would be of her back end.
Here are the two pups playing biteyface. It's such a joy to see them interact like this. They really are good for each other.
Then there's Ben - the sometimes-puppy, sometimes-boy:
Tim with his sucky, lap dog, I mean, rugged, manly hunting companion: