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Old 03-11-2012, 04:22 PM
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I would like to say after one or both of the pit bulls die but I am craving a sport dog too much.
I am the same way except it isn't the pit bulls, it is the old grumpy dog for me. I am really craving a new sport dog and my good friend has a VERY NICE litter of fuzzies on the ground right now that I am having a hard time not falling in love with! Then my new boss has 2 Boxer puppies one of which is a freaking AWESOME little spitfire.

It is SO hard to be responsible. SO SO HARD!
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:29 PM
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Not for a while, I don't think. I have the perfect crew right now; my couch potatoe, my drivey but shuts off when I need, my softie and my crazy balls to the walls never stop going. It's perfect.

That said, not until Psyche and Crash are gone or at least starting to slow down a lot. At this point in the game Crash and Psych are at the top of their game.
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:34 PM
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Not for a good long time. Two dogs is perfect for me, and Gusto is going to keep me pretty busy for a while! In theory, when he is actively competing at a masters level, and Meg is fully retired, I may consider it. More than likely, it will wait until Meg is gone. Since I have explained to her that she needs to live to at least 20, I've got a while to wait.
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:45 PM
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Not for at least a couple more years (unless seriously THE PERFECT DOG! came along), and possibly not until Frodo passes, which will be another 10 years or so, says me.
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:47 PM
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I would like to say after one or both of the pit bulls die but I am craving a sport dog too much.
Adrianne, what kind of sport dog are you looking for? I thought Backup was your sport dog? Are you looking more for one that can go out and be more social? Just curious.

After I get "new guy", I seriously dont want another for awhile (I say that now...). There are too many things I want to do with him that having 2, I wont be able to focus on. IDK. Who knows where I will be by the time im ready for a second dog.
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:48 PM
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I'm not sure entirely. I am aiming for 2014 but today am having major major dog want. Most days I am VERY content with my two. I am financially stable enough, but I'd like to buy a house first. I also would like for Mia to be competition ready. So I think 2014 is more realistic.

I'd really LIKE one now and could do it but I feel like I would be shortchanging Mia and I won't do that. Mia is 3 and is really fabulous. There's a lot that I need to do with her while I can.
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We won't be adding another until someone passes. Ziva is our oldest at 5yo, Kes is 3yo, Aeri is 15 months, and Snipe is 9 months, so yea, not on the horizon for a loooong time (10+ years) hopefully.
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Probably 2-4 years, depending on some things. I'm aiming closer to the 2 years though
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At least 2-4 years. My sister will be 16 in a few months and when she's 18 (possibly older) we plan to get a place together and get a dog then. So yeah, a while. I can see that if I got a good job and were to take 100% responsibility I think I could convince my parents to let me get a dog sooner, but I'd probably still wait.
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2014 would be the earliest and that's only if one particular set of circumstances occurs.

Otherwise, 2016 or so most likely. Mira will be 6 then and I think that'd be a good time to start bringing along a new pup.

In the future I plan for my youngest to always be at least 3-4 before adding another dog. Three dogs spaced two years apart is just not a good idea if you want to compete in dogsports, IMO. One of those "wouldn't change it but wouldn't do it again either" sort of things
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