Welcome aboard, Calan! This is a great place to learn from. I wasn't a forum person either, until I found pets.ca.
By the way, we love pictures here-do you have any of your dogs?
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe,
to match your nature with Nature.~Joseph Campbell~
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