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Crazy Dog Mom?...guilty as charged

Feb 29, 2008 - 7 comments






Okay, I admit it. I'm a crazy dog lover and my pampered pooches get nothing but the best. They eat premium dog food (Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul), they have fancy shampoo, they've tried every dog treat under the sun (greenies, freeze-dried chicken strips, frozen peanut butter kongs, frozen lowfat yogurt), they go to the best dog parks, and they have matching Coach collars and leashes.

When they go to restaurants or walk into a store, people stare, and I don't blame them. They're just beautiful...with one little exception. Their ears are floppy. And for purebred Samoyeds, this is a problem. Those ears should be attention. The problem is that they are sisters and they've grown up together and fought and played with each other since day one. And as part of their play-fighting, they like to bite each other's now the ligaments can't seem to hold their floppy ears upright.

I've considered cosmetic surgery for them, but that seems extreme. If anyone has any tips out there that don't involve invasive surgery, I would love to hear them...

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by Jaybay, Feb 29, 2008
How about leaving those ears alone?  They sound really cute!

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by utahmomma, Mar 01, 2008
I just looked at the photos.  What beautiful girls!   Their ears look just as cute as they are.  I'd leave them alone - they look like sweet teddy bears.

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by kipland, Mar 01, 2008
Oh my gosh, I'm with utah.......they're adorable!!!

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by johnniee, Mar 02, 2008
What kind are they?  While I'm here answer this,,I have a female chiwawaha that humps anything she gets near. She'll be playing and all at once she starts humping the teddy bear toy,,my real live white cat,the kitten,my male dog also a CHIwawah,,my other CHIWAWAH.  Is she perverted or what ?

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by sk123, Mar 07, 2008
Hi Johnniee,

I don't think your dog is perverted. My previous dog, Missy, used to do this to our male dog, Thumpy. It's not a perverted or sexual act but more an act to show domination. I guess your chihuahua feels the need to be an alpha dog to your omega teddy bear. Perhaps she has a little pent-up aggression.

Oh, and my dogs are Samoyeds.

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by Heather5, Mar 08, 2008
OMG! They're soooo cute! I like their floppy ears! I wouldn't change a thing :-)

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by Enoch Choi, MDBlank, Mar 20, 2008
are you nuts!?!?!?!  they're perfect the way they are.  JUST SAY NO TO CANINE ENHANCMENT, leave that to other human male insecure idiots.

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