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Three's A Crowd?

It's not unknown that I love critters, the more the merrier.

We currently have 2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 guinea pigs (plus several tanks of fish, but they don't really 'count').

All of the critters (well, besides the fish, those are all John's LOL) are here b/c of me, b/c I wanted them. Sure, John likes animals but he doesn't love them like I do. He does interact with our critters, helps me feed and plays with them occasionally, but it's still no surprise that if it wasn't for me, we wouldn't have them.

So what's the problem?

I want a 3rd dog.

Yes, I know: Why?

I have no real answer to that. I've just been wanting a little dog for awhile now. I have my giant breed and now I'm wanting a toy breed. :-D

Yes, I partially want a little one so I can dress her up in those cute little outfits but I will not be that little dog owner that every one despises b/c they let them get away with rude, unacceptable behavior b/c it's "cute".

Is a 3rd dog really that big of a deal? Does it really change the dynamics of the "pack"?

And yes, we can afford one. I'm looking to adopt one, so no large fee from a breeder. Preferably spayed and up-to-date on shots but that's not a biggie to do on my own. IF there's an emergency, we'll do everything we can.

More importantly, John is okay with it. Of course he'd be just as okay if we didn't get a 3rd dog but he realizes that a 3rd dog really wouldn't be that big of a deal (especially after having Puppy/Mya here for several months b/c of him....after all, he is the one that put her in the kennel when she showed up :-) ).

I do have one little girl I'm interested in. Same old sad story; owners moving to an apartment that doesn't allow dogs. I don't agree with it but sometimes it can't be helped, either way, their loss is my gain. :-) She's about a year old and just as cute as can be.

I'll keep y'all posted......

Comments

  1. Did you end up with her? Why is it people even look for housing where they can't take their pets?! to me once you have them unless they are for eating purposes (sorry for all of you who don't agree to that) they are part of your family and you should include them in your thoughts when looking for housing, or better yet, don't get a pet if you know there is a chance you can't keep them. Things happen sometimes I know, and for that there are temp. shelters and people who work with shelters for situations of temp. care....anyway that's my soap box on that. :)

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    1. No, the woman dropped off the face of the earth. We were supposed to have met last Friday but she never contacted me and has sense ignored my texts and emails, oh well.

      I wholeheartdly agree about pets being part of the family and people *should* make every effort to keep them but some people just don't care. :-(

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    2. Good Lord I can't spell! Wish Blogger had an edit button LOL That should have read "and has SINCE ignored".

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