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,In the Dog House

My kids want a dog.  My daughter really wants a dog.

A grainy and therefore id-defying picture of my daughter with a borrowed dog.

I never had a dog growing up, so I’m not so sure about getting one.  There seems to be a lot of crap involved.  And I already deal with a lot of crap.

We also travel a lot and I’m not sure how far it is to get a dog that is kenneled at least one weekend a month.

Two of our friends got dogs for Christmas.  My kids have been playing with these dogs and whimpering when they leave them.

It’s not like I haven’t tried substitutes.  My daughter has four robotic dogs (all different sizes being able to do different things which means that if you put all four together, it is almost like a real dog) and a  Webkins dog she can play with on the computer.  Why is this not enough?