I think god was testing me today. Seriously, I stopped in the vets to pick up Comfortis for the girls and I had to wait FOREVER. Anyways, there were too ladies there one had a 'pit bull' with a litter of puppies that she was getting the tails docked on...wtf on that to begin with. The other lady had a litter of poms. So while I'm standing at the counter they start talking. The conversation went something like this. (For simplicity pl will be the pom lady and ol will be the other lady.) PL: Is this your first litter? OL: Yeah PL: Do you have your own male then? OL: No PL: Oh you should definitely buy your own male, that's what I did. Stud fees are just too expensive and too much of a hassle. So at this point I started getting pissed and the lady with the poms just kept going on and on about how much money there is in breeding dogs and how all of her females have two litters a year because they just 'love being mommies'. And how you get way more out of it if you just buy your own male, etc etc. I swear it was a test from above. I took the high road and didn't cause a scene in the vets office. I came very very close though.