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Shiver Me- Timbers- "Charlie"

My Little Dog, a- heartbeat at my- feet.<3
 
 
Barked: Sun Sep 30, '12 8:13pm PST 
Totally depends on what you can handle in terms of financially, emotionally, and physically. I currently have two dogs, two rabbits, a snake and a hamster and am currently at the limit I am happy with. My fiance and I want to start trying for kids sometime in the very near future, so adding to our pack seems like it would be too much - let's face it, a five year old, well-socialized Beagle and a six month old, well-socialized pup are FAR easier... than if I kept adding and adding.

Again, up to you and what YOU can handle.

Without kids or rabbits, I know for a fact that I can handle four+ easily.
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Savannah- Blue Belle

A Heart of Gold!
 
 
Barked: Mon Oct 1, '12 6:29am PST 
After taking a few deep breaths, I believe I will wait a few years and take stock of the situation. After retirement, will I have enough money to provide for them as I want to? I figure I am on track for the 4 I already have, but prices go up, and income doesn't.

I'll give it some serious thought before I do get into anything. Time is my biggest issue right now, so it would just be saner to wait until I have more time - after retirement.

And right now, I have no physical challenges. I am a former long distance runner (well I still run, just not marathons any more) and at 55 I am still in decent shape...give it a few years and take stock.

In the meantime, I enjoy the ones I have and admire every other one I come across.

(We were coming out of a diner the other week and I spotted a man walking a dog. As I shot off to meet it, I heard my sister in law say "Oh, she found a dog to talk to.)
big grin
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Jewel, PCD

8.6lbs of fury- in a bow!
 
 
Barked: Mon Oct 1, '12 8:44am PST 
I have one friend with 7 and one friend with 4. The one with 4 feels like she has too many. She said her four have formed a pack and don't listen to her anymore! laugh out loud You need to watch for that too I guess!

I really enjoy fostering. I know I could do two of my own dogs full time but I prefer to at this time keep my home open to fosters...and my group tends to keep my two foster slots full! But I also enjoy the time in-between when it's just me & Jewel or me & Jewel & one foster that's been around long enough to know the rules. laugh out loudlaugh out loud
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Savannah- Blue Belle

A Heart of Gold!
 
 
Barked: Mon Oct 1, '12 9:24am PST 
Well, now that you mention it, that did kind of happen to me too. Cookie is now a good and very obedient little girl, but when she first came into the pack ALL the pups got a little wild and went command deaf for a month or two.

Kept me running!
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