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Dog is good excuse for heat

Every time that I’m feeling quite low, I have one thing that really cheers me up.

  • It’s not a trip to Starbucks for a crappy sugar-coffee or a shopping extravaganza at the local Target.

No, when I’m in need of a pick-me-up, I grab straight for my sweet puppy for an intense cuddle in his warm fur. I shouldn’t say that he’s a puppy, really, because that’s the farthest thing from the truth. In fact, my little buddy is actually rapidly approaching his 11th birthday at this stage. He’s just as sweet and adorable as every, despite his status as a cranky old man. You wouldn’t know he was so old if it wasn’t for his long, slow groans and cute white face. It also helps that I work so hard to keep him healthy and comfortable, I suppose. We go on long hikes every day and his comfort is my strongest motivation. That’s why I’m glad we share the same condition; being continually cold. Both he and I are regularly covered in shivering skin. I typically get cold and acquire goosebumps when a draft blows by. My sweet dog, on the other hand, suffers from a perpetually chilled nose and ears, and regularly shakes from moderately cold temperatures. I try to keep him wrapped up in blankets and have stooped as low as buying him a sweater, but he still doesn’t seem warmer. I feel terrible for him, but I’m glad that we’re in the same boat. It makes our warm hugs and snuggles all the most enjoyable, and besides, it gives me a good excuse to run the central heat at home when my husband is being uppity about the energy bill.
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