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I am so upset!


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So, my cousin wants to get her 13 year old daughter a lap dog for her birthday coming up! She wants a bichon frise/maltese mix or a yorkie and a puppy. I found a dog in the shelter that was exactly what she wanted, curly hair and white, but it was 3.5 years old. She wants me to look around for a bichon frise/maltese mix puppys, I got half mad at her and said she's only going to find those in puppy mills, and then I said she should look at the dog in the shelter, and she told me she doesn't want to look at it! I got so mad! I'm not even looking up any dogs for her (I would never look up a mixed dog like that too buy)-- she's waiting for me to call her back. She can forget it.

They have a 10 year old yellow lab, and I feel bad for that poro dog, nobody plays with it, or even acknowledges it half the time--because she's a "bigger dog and stinks".

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I unplugged my phone.. I'm so mad I'm seriously shaking.

Her reason for getting the maltese/bichon mix is

Because it's white, and one has curly hair and the other doesn't. And ones a little bigger so she'd like the mix, and so it didn't fro up like the bichon


Forgot to mention, their yellow lab is very obese weighing in at 113 lbs.

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Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that me and Cassie spend a lot of time looking at dogs together, and she only like the bichon when their puppies NOT when there adults...

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Ain't it the worst when it's your own family? :evil: I have so many relatives that feel the exact same way as your cousin. They absolutely [i]need[/i] a wee little cockapoo or some other designer breed. I'm here for you if you ever need to vent. Maybe you could sit her down and very [u]calmly[/u] explain to her the health risk and issues with buying a puppy mill pooch? I hope you find a way to work things out.

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No, it's not the kid, it's her mom , looking for that type of dog... Cassie would never want a mixed dog, but yeah they are rich and spoiled.. I think when your in that situation, sometimes you care less about things that matter.

I can't rehome the dog. They have a heated garage specifically for her.. but really the dog spends a lot of time at the grama's across the street, she's allowed to go in the house over there... so the grama takes good care of her.

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