Woof!


Your own dog is always the best dog ever.  So it is with our wonderful dog Buddy.  Buddy is a thirteen year old Chocolate Labrador.  Buddy is not surprisingly an American, as opposed to an English, Labrador.  He is a constant source of joy in our home.  Sadly, we had to put down our other dog Emma last year.  So we are considering getting a new dog pal for Buddy.  The dogs we are considering in no particular order are:

Another Lab:  Not much explanation needed here.

English Bulldog:

Pluses:Hilarious appearance.  Cool snarfully noise they make.  Jaunty gait.

Negatives:  Breathing problems (hence noise noted above), don’t live very long.

Shiba Inu

Pluses:  Very cool looking.  Smart

Negatives:  Not very cuddly.

What ever dog we get it will probably be a puppy and puppies are notorious chewers.  Luckily Mary left a comment the other day about a Made in America chew toy GoughNuts that are allegedly close to indestructible.  I will have a few waiting for our new puppy when he arrives!

 

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About tapirking

I live in Seattle and love telling stories about Americans, the places where they work and the things that they make.
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One Response to Woof!

  1. We are Shiba owners. Our Shiba is cuddly but you are right the breed is not typically cuddly. Good luck on your puppy search.

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