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Old 03-28-2012, 07:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just searching online for rugs for dogs and came across this photo. I just thought it was a terrible idea and kind of creepy. What's your take?

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Old 03-28-2012, 08:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Would NEVER do that to one of my dogs. That is horrible!
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I know of some people that stuff their dogs and keep them around as decor... *shivers* It's very creepy.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:17 AM   #4 (permalink)
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NO!! Never...ever!!!
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YIKES!! I would NEVER do that! That is morbid!!!!
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:39 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I would have to say its to creepy to keep a mammal stuffed that was a close pet.

I could save other types of pets though. I keep saltwater fishes, octopuses actually and have attempted to keep the bodies after they have passed. The nature of the relationship is want makes this creepy I think. On my best day with my octopus I am fascinated with him, but he doesnt curl up with me or make me feel better when I am sad.

I will say that its horrible to turn them into a rug! A stuffed pet would still be creepy but a rug is just to morbid imo.
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omg...that is terrible.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:28 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I would never honor my beloved companions memory that way.

A dog that checks on my girls every night before he settles down...no way.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:11 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I have the ashes of everyone of my dogs. Making them into a rug, IMHO, is disrespectful to the dog. I'd never stuff my dog either, because that's just as disrespectful AND creepy. EWWW
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I have the ashes of everyone of my dogs. Making them into a rug, IMHO, is disrespectful to the dog. I'd never stuff my dog either, because that's just as disrespectful AND creepy. EWWW
Ewww we don't even keep the ashes. We have the vet dispose of the body.
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