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Old January 12th, 2008, 07:45 AM
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Location: Dog-lovin' Cape Breton, NS
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This is the book that made me want to have a dog in the first place. I also read it as a pre-teen, but I think my parents regretted buying me the book because I cried and cried for a puppy for days after I finished it. I mean CRIED. They wouldn't budge though- they had their doggie days with their Saints a few years before that and weren't ready to have a new dog. I had to wait until I was well on my own before I could think about a dog. And now I have Sola
However I don't think I could read the book again. If it upset me that much as a pre-teen I don't even want to think about how upset I would get now.
Oddly, my mother feels the same about Call of the wild by Jack London. You can't even bring it up. Or Old Yeller. I pity whoever brings that up around my mom
J'embrasse mon chien sur la bouche!

"To err is human, to forgive, canine." -Unknown

Mom to:
Sola: 18 month old black lab/malamute
Luna: 2 year old Siberian Husky (rescue)
Millie: 2.5 year old tabby (rescue)
Layla: ?? year old calico (rescue)

Former mom to (RIP):
Nicole: Maine Coon cat 1985-1999
Poncho: Degu
Bibi: Degu
Josette: St. Bernard, childhood pet
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