Congratulations on all your progress thus far.
As I read through this thread, it was striking how much it sounded EXACTLY like what an alternate-universe-me would have written had my parents caved in and allowed me to get a puppy at your age.
Keep up the good work and try not to get overwhelmed.
Gable: Black and Red GSD: 03/02/2012 -
Suki: Russian Blue: 03/02/2013 -