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Wow. I Have A Big Dog

That sounds like a resounding DUH coming from a Great Dane owner but surprisingly I tend to forget that sometimes. LOL

Yeah, I know he's big.
(He has "Great" in his breed name after all. :-D)
I realize he's a giant breed.
and I know he is NOT a lap puppy......
even if he thinks he is.

He can reach the counters and sinks without tip-toeing.
I can pet him on the head or back without bending over.
He can take up my entire couch.
and he can easily scale a 4ft fence.

But occasionally it dawns on me how big he is:

When I see him around a large breed dog (that I used to think were big dogs),
he towers over them.

When he sits beside me on the couch, I see he's taller than me.

He comes in the bedroom and his head is even with the mattress
(and *I* have to climb in bed it's so tall LOL).

And then I think:

He is NOT a lap puppy
and having 100+ pounds sitting on you is NOT comfy, let me tell you.

He can counter surf and drink from the sinks without so much as a paw lift. (That means anything you don't want him getting is placed either in cabinets or on top of the fridge LOL.)

He's so tall that I can reach his back without moving.

He's so big he hogs the whole couch.

He jumps my fence with ease when spooked.


I don't just have a big dog, I have a GIANT dog.

And guess what?

I want another. :-D


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