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Dog Adoption: A Myth and A Mistake
Part I: A MYTH: What you see is what you get.
July 23rd marks our 1 year gotcha Day with Dolly! The slinky and shy Great Pyrenees Border Collie mix – at least that is our best guess at what breeds she is - leaned into our legs and pushed her way into our hearts.
Yes? No? Maybe so? Oh, let me count the ways this question could be answered.
If you’re lucky enough to have hit the jackpot with one of those amazing pups who has the disposition and temperament of a Saint (my Emma was like that), then you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. It’s a simple question for you because your dog is a friend to everyone and everything. You can promptly answer with a resounding, “Yes! He’s friendly!”.