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Discussion in 'Teacher Time Out' started by YoungTeacherGuy, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. ssgirl11

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    We just got a yellow lab puppy back in November! Her name is Daisy, she's A LOT of dog, but she makes up for it in cuteness :)
     
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  2. Backroads

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    We have a puppy! He too is a lot of dog! We got him back in February, he's approximately 8 months old. His lineage is pitbull/german shepherd/husky/yellow lab.

    Love this dog.
     
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  3. Ms.Holyoke

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    Question for pet owners--what do you pets do when you are at school during the day? I am planning on hiring a dog walker and sending my dog to daycare one day a week. He hates being alone...but even dog walking is expensive here!
     
  4. Ima Teacher

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    I think ours nap most of the day. DH leaves about 6:40, and I leave about 7:15. We both get home about 4:00. We have a fenced yard and a doggie door, but we don’t leave the door open when we are gone all day.
     
  5. bella84

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    We leave ours alone and free to roam the house all day. They usually manage fine on a typical work day. We both leave around 6:30 most days, and at least one of us is usually home by 3:30. If we have evening plans and will be gone for 12+ hours, either my boyfriend comes home during his lunch break or we ask a family member to stop by to let the dog out and feed them all. We have enough family nearby that someone can usually help us out if need be. It's pretty rare that we have to ask for that favor though.
     
  6. teacherintexas

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    When my dog was younger, he stayed outside in the fenced yard with the covered porch, dog house, and running water fountain.

    Now, he stays inside with a piddle pad that he very rarely uses. He sneaks naps on the couch even though he knows he’s not supposed to be up there. I pretend I don’t see him when I come in. :) I started letting him stay in when there were lots of dogs getting bit by rattlesnakes in town. He stays inside most of the time now.
     
  7. TeacherNY

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    I have a pug too!! He's our baby and is so generous to let us sleep in HIS King size bed with him :rofl:
    He has no idea he's a dog. I have no idea why :whistle:
     
  8. Linguist92021

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    We have a doggie door, so the dogs can come and go from inside to outside. I have a pretty big backyard, so they can run around. We've even left them a lone for full weekends, many times.
     
  9. futuremathsprof

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    Aw, I love pugs. They’re such great dogs! I have a Golden Retriever! (See my profile)
     
  10. YoungTeacherGuy

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    If your guy fawn or black? Mine is fawn.

    He is a crazy sleeper! He’s also my alarm clock.
     
  11. msaly

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    I have a very spoiled 3 year old golden retriever! Not sure how that happened:tonguewink: ! She's a sweet girl who loves to play frisbee and loves to hog the bed!
     
  12. Mrs. Mac13

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    I have three fur babies. Cocker Spaniel - Jameson(11), Cocker Spaniel - Bailey(3), Cockapoo - Baxter Ale(2).My husband is from Ireland so he named them.
     
  13. miss-m

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    I've been dying to get a cat but can't afford one right now. I did get to pick out two kittens for my mom this weekend though, so we're picking them up tomorrow and I will be spending lots of time at my parents' house over the next few weeks so I can snuggle with them. :)
     
  14. ssgirl11

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    UPDATE: Daisy ate a battery today. The vet told me to wait a bit to see if she passes it. I have literally been outside for an hour waiting for her to poop o_O
     
  15. TeacherNY

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    He's more apricot with a double coat. Sheds a LOT. He's actually only 3/4 pug and 1/4 BT but really looks mostly pug. He's 12 years old now so he doesn't wake me up in the morning anymore but will get up when I get up then go back to sleep! He sleeps a lot during the day but when he's awake he is like the Tasmanian devil!
     
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    My 3-year old German Shepherd, sitting in his favorite spot under the A/C. Since he's all-black, he gets pretty hot!
     
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    Not now, but used to have a Boston Terrier. He was the best, but died earlier than expected. I'd love to have another dog again now but would prefer to get another when I have a home and not this apt.
     
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    This cracks me up. Is she ok? Did the battery come out? XD
     
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    I have 9 dogs!
    2 pyrenees/shepherd mixes
    1 english shepherd mix
    1 shaggy terrier mix
    1 heinz 57
    4 doxies

    and a guinea pig.
     
  20. msaly

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    My dog ate a tack a few weeks ago! Even though it was sharp vet said the same thing.. wait for it to pass. I checked her poop for 4 days and still nothing! She ended up throwing it up on the 4th day! Hope your dog is okay!
     

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