We are getting a new dog!!!!

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  1. Irish

    Irish New Member

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    We have decided it's time. Our dear Odie passed away a couple of months ago and now we just have Bear. My husband and I have been talking and we both agree we want another dog. It will probably be another mix breed and I would like to get it from the Humane Society. I feel a little guilty because I would like a puppy. I have never had a puppy in my adult life. I've always adopted older dogs that needed homes. I would like to have the puppy experience just once in my life. But, I've been looking at the Humane Society web side at the pics of adoptable dogs and there are some that are trying to steal my heart already. One is a beautiful Chow/shepard mix (same as my Bear) that is 4-years-old. I don't know, I'm confused!!!
     
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    poodlesmom New Member

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    Perhaps you'll hit it lucky when you get there and they will have some puppies. Regardless, I am sure you will find a connection with one special furpal who will steal your heart and be a wonderful companion for all of you. :)
     
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    There are lots of puppies on petfinder. I'm sure that you won't have any problem finding one if you don't mind driving a bit farther.

    Keep us posted :)
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Just follow that big, kind heart of yours, Irish. You'll find the right dog.
     
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    I agree with Renee :) go to your local shelter and see them all, the right one will pick you :p Best of Luck
     
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    Good luck, it's a hard decision to make when you've lost a dog, but it sounds like you're at a point where you're ready! Keep us updated on which you choose, I can't wait to hear about your new addition. :)
     
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    Martine Trained by an Airedale

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    Good luck - and let us know how you get on - I'm sure you'll find the perfect furry friend.
     
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    Thanks for the encouragement everyone - I am excited! I should probably wait until after my daughters Grad party, which is in 2 weeks, but it sure is fun looking. BTW, thanks for mentioning Petfinder, I found a bunch of links to shelters near me. I will let you all know when the big decision is made! :D
     
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    cool

    i hope u get the dog or puppy u want u can go to google and go to puppy shelter and you could find a dog well good luck
     
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    Your new heart dog will find you !!!! Look into the eyes....you'll see the soul.
     
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    when you see the right dog/pup you will know. where do you live ? there are some gorgeous great pyrenees golden retreiver mixes in a shelter in north carolina. they are all puppies under 4 months old. lots of luck
     
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    Don't feel guilty about wanting a puppy. It's ok. If you think about it, all puppies need a home. The dogs that are in the shelter now were puppies once, just like some of the puppies that are out there now will sadly end up in shelters. All dogs need a home and if you want a puppy, get a puppy. There are plenty of mixed breed pups that need you, or purebred. You will know what is right for you, but please know that puppies are a ton of fun, but a TON of work!!! :D Let us know when you get your new pal!!
     
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    Im sure you'll be able to find some puppies.
     
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    Thanks everyone!
    Scout, I am in Michigan. I wish I was closer to North Carolina because those dogs do sound gorgeous! :)
     
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    juliefurry Rusty but Trusty

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    We got our Husky from at shelter at 2 years old. She slowly starting to turn out to be a good dog. It's been a long, hard, road but it's also a road that I am glad that I traveled. We originally went to the shelter to see another animal (a wymerina) puppy. I think I spelled that right, I don't know though. But when we saw her just sitting in her cage quietly staring at us, as if she was studying us, we couldn't resist her and had to bring her home.
     

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