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Old 01-24-2014, 10:14 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Scout's Mama View Post
I hear you. Perhaps tell your friend/coworker to substitute "child" for "GSD" in their conversation? No one would casually say "so I've been wanting a child to keep me company when the spouse is working late..." Or at least they shouldn't I love my fur children and my human kids - but they're BOTH a lot of work!

Feel better and rant as needed!
Sadly I have seen similar as justification for having an actual child. Having had other dogs I would say a GSD is one of the most time/energy intensive pets I have ever owned.
Athena -GSD- born 12/13/12
Luna -Shepherd Mix- born 3/20/99
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