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Reasons to be cheerful!

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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4500 on: November 28, 2020, 06:59:30 PM »
Yesterday was Thanksgiving day for us here in the U.S. I thought of something that I'm truly thankful for. Actually, it is someone I'm thankful for. I don't know if any of you remember me mentioning Crystal in the past. We've kept in contact for several months now. Our friendship has blossomed into something extraordinary. I'm glad to have her in my life.

That's excellent news, Randy!


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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4501 on: November 28, 2020, 07:03:09 PM »
So I adopted a new puppy. It arrived last night. :grin: :love:

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Her name is Joy.

One note to keep in mind: If she hasn't been spayed your vet may recommend spaying soon. That is not advisable, for the health of the dog. It's better to wait until after she's at least a year old. That means dealing with her first heat, which can be tiresome and requires extra care that she doesn't meet up with a ready suitor, but it's better for the dog.

"Health Risks of Early Spay/Neuter" | Dogs Naturally

Oh boy  ;D

I guess I'll have to add doggy panties to the shopping list in a few months.
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I'm not a slave to greed
I don't embrace your make believe
I've never been for sale no matter what they think I need



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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4502 on: November 29, 2020, 01:20:40 AM »
So I adopted a new puppy. It arrived last night. :grin: :love:

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Her name is Joy.

One note to keep in mind: If she hasn't been spayed your vet may recommend spaying soon. That is not advisable, for the health of the dog. It's better to wait until after she's at least a year old. That means dealing with her first heat, which can be tiresome and requires extra care that she doesn't meet up with a ready suitor, but it's better for the dog.

"Health Risks of Early Spay/Neuter" | Dogs Naturally

Oh boy  ;D

I guess I'll have to add doggy panties to the shopping list in a few months.
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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4503 on: November 29, 2020, 02:10:37 AM »
You bet! One of my parent's friends had a toy poodle that weighed maybe 5 pounds. They never had her fixed, and whenever she came into heat, they had these diapers for her. Our Maltese "Daisy", when she got up to 18 YO had to wear diapers at night due to incontinence. Baby diapers with a tail hole, essentially. :lol: I would have put her down earlier, much as I loved that little girl. She was done long before my wife could let go. I thought about euthanizing her myself, given the suffering that I perceived that she was suffering. But if I had botched it, I'd be pretty damned mad at myself.

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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4504 on: November 29, 2020, 10:25:50 AM »
So I adopted a new puppy. It arrived last night. :grin: :love:

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Her name is Joy.

One note to keep in mind: If she hasn't been spayed your vet may recommend spaying soon. That is not advisable, for the health of the dog. It's better to wait until after she's at least a year old. That means dealing with her first heat, which can be tiresome and requires extra care that she doesn't meet up with a ready suitor, but it's better for the dog.

"Health Risks of Early Spay/Neuter" | Dogs Naturally

Oh boy  ;D

I guess I'll have to add doggy panties to the shopping list in a few months.
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It's not too expensive, at least. :chin:
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I'm not a slave to greed
I don't embrace your make believe
I've never been for sale no matter what they think I need



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Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
« Reply #4505 on: November 29, 2020, 10:30:49 AM »
You bet! One of my parent's friends had a toy poodle that weighed maybe 5 pounds. They never had her fixed, and whenever she came into heat, they had these diapers for her. Our Maltese "Daisy", when she got up to 18 YO had to wear diapers at night due to incontinence. Baby diapers with a tail hole, essentially. :lol: I would have put her down earlier, much as I loved that little girl. She was done long before my wife could let go. I thought about euthanizing her myself, given the suffering that I perceived that she was suffering. But if I had botched it, I'd be pretty damned mad at myself.

It's a tough decision.  :( With my last dog, a 13 yo German Shepherd, we waited too long until finally deciding to euthanise her. She had become paralysed and these huge bed sores opened up on her legs, despite us always picking her up, moving her and changing her position. She suffered a lot before we finally made the merciful decision to end it. If I could go back and change things I would have definitely not have let her suffer that much. Lessons learned for the dog I have now and those to come.
I lose myself infused in something more than what they've seen
I'm not a slave to greed
I don't embrace your make believe
I've never been for sale no matter what they think I need