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From left to right: Callie, Dudley, and Tara (pronounced "Tear-uh")

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Yesterday was Ana’s first Petco event!

Christian usually comes but he had another event to be at. So, Roxie was left at home (sorry baby!) and Ana and I were able to make it down to Petco.

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Ana has some storm anxiety. Even with the freedom to run around the house when rain is coming on, she paces, pants, and whines. Well, on our way to Petco, it stormed HARD (thunder, lightening, everything). And we were in a sedan. It was loud. And she was basically “trapped”. But she did great! I mean, she wasn’t happy and she didn’t sit down, but she wasn’t losing her mind so I was able to keep driving.

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Before you adopt any specific breed, you have to know about the breed’s temperament, levels of care required, and what medical issues they are prone to. I’m doing all that through online research, but I thought it would be helpful to actually meet with and talk with people who work with and deal with gentle giants on a regular basis.

I did a little research and found a couple of giant dog events that happen around Central Florida. Last Saturday, Christian and I drove to the Petco in Titusville to meet the lovely folks with Great Dane Love, a Central Florida Great Dane rescue group. (click to read more)