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I've Become a Crazy Dog Lady, But I'm Okay With It

By Jen Reeder

It’s always embarrassing when my local pet store hires a new employee. As she fights off carpal tunnel syndrome from ringing up all the treats and toys I’m buying, she assumes I’m a pet hoarder and asks, “How many dogs do you have?”

“One,” I say. “But he’s an only child.”

I didn’t believe in love at first sight until July 25, 2010, when my husband and I walked into an animal shelter and met our first dog, Rio. He was a yellow Lab mix with a bite on his cheek and skin stretched thin over his ribcage. But his rough start …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green