Help. Buying a dog to match my kid's stuffed animal

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  1. cookie

    cookie New Member

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    I am buying a dog for my daughter and would like to match it to her old stuffed animal. She owned it while she was a child and is now a teenager.

    I am unsure of what dog breed it is or resembles.

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    If you can help out it would mean the world to her sweet 16. Thanks
     
  2. sisco16

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    the picture is not showing up. But thats not always the best way to pick a dog thats the right fit for your family anyway.
     
  3. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    That dog looks like a mutt to me. I would be hesitant to get a dog for someone else. If your daughter really wants a dog and you want to give one as a gift, why not start researching together and find a dog that would fit your family? If she's going to be caring for a dog, she needs to be the one that wants it and picks it out.
     
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    So your daughter is 16...are you going to take care of the dog when she goes to college? What about if she starts dating a lot, are you going to be willing to take over the walks?

    Picking a dog based solely on appearance is about the worst way to go about choosing a pet that SHOULD be with your family anywhere from 10-15 years, depending on breed and age at the time of purchase/adoption. It can be a starting point, but so many other factors are involved in choosing the right pet.

    Does your daughter even want a dog? What is she looking for? I really hope she's not one of those girls just wanting a "purse accessory".
     
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    Couldn't see either picture . But agree with the posts !
     
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    Who buys a dog to match a toy!?:yikes:
     
  7. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Hey, I bought mine to match a toy! ;)

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  9. LMAO Laur.
     
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    Laurelin!! You're not supposed to get them wet!! sheesh Next you'll be feeding your dog after midnight. :eek: :rofl1:
     
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    The resemblance is kind of uncanny, isn't it?
     
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    Ha ha.. Laurelin :D
     
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    Too freaking funny, Laur :hail:

    And yes, Cookie, looking for a dog under those criteria and for those reasons has all sorts of potential for disaster -- for the poor dog.
     
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    Do you really think it is a good idea to get a dog as a gift? and to base it on a stuffed animal ?

    Please do not think i am rude here, but mayby you should think it over

    Daniell
     
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    definitely spam lol... i love to nom me some spam NOM NOM NOM
     

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