Posts about Roxie

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We aren’t ready for giant dogs right now. Here’s why.

Reason 1: Roxie is not well-behaved enough

I think I did a fair job at training Roxie. She’s a pretty well-mannered, friendly girl who is well-trained in most aspects. She has a lot of respect for me and will listen to me (unless she sees a cat. Then it’s “bye-bye Roxie”). (click to read more)

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As a child, I was always in love with dogs. Though I will admit, big dogs (like Golden Retrievers) terrified me. But I still loved them and knew that adopting a dog was definitely in my future and I would do anything to make that happen sooner rather than later.

totoI studied dogs and dog training for years when I was a child/preteen because my parents refused to let me adopt a dog. I needed to show them I was dedicated and that I knew what I was doing. I bought books upon books (you should see my collection of dog-related books at my mom’s house!) and spent hours studying puppy-raising and dog training. Finally, I got my dad to agree. Then it took another year of the two of us working with my mom to convince her to let me get a dog. To make a long story short (too late), she finally caved. (click to read more)