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Old 04-14-2010, 08:15 PM   #1
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Do you find that 3 yorkies are harder than 2 when it comes to traveling with them ect. I felt that 3 kids made things more difficult than 2 also. It didn't stop me from having three kids though So nervous about possibly getting a third litte yorkie. He is 14 mths so the puppy phase is over.......
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Do you find that 3 yorkies are harder than 2 when it comes to traveling with them ect. I felt that 3 kids made things more difficult than 2 also. It didn't stop me from having three kids though So nervous about possibly getting a third litte yorkie. He is 14 mths so the puppy phase is over.......
I find just having two more difficult... for example most airlines the rule is one dog per person, so If I want to take both I need another person to come and carry one.

In hotels, they are harder to keep quiet because if one barks it sets the other off.

However, this summer I did take a road trip with my two yorkies and my parents and their two toy poodles, all of us in the car for 12 hours each way and all in one hotel room, we had fun, they all behaved, and it was memorable to say the least.
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Old 04-14-2010, 10:32 PM   #3
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I had three for over 2 years, I the third was a big change for us. You only have 2 hands so think of it that way. There were times when I wondering what I had done. I would never change it because our family was crazy at times but complete.
I recently lost my eldest, Fletcher. He was our only man. The dynamics in our family changed and it was unbrearable for us and the girls. We sat others furkids to fill the hole. A rescue Little man yorkie has now landed in my path and we couldn't be happier. So if you go to 3 there may be no going back.
It's gonna be work!!! But if you have the love to share, they sure have it to give back!
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I had three for over 2 years, I the third was a big change for us. You only have 2 hands so think of it that way. There were times when I wondering what I had done. I would never change it because our family was crazy at times but complete.
I recently lost my eldest, Fletcher. He was our only man. The dynamics in our family changed and it was unbrearable for us and the girls. We sat others furkids to fill the hole. A rescue Little man yorkie has now landed in my path and we couldn't be happier. So if you go to 3 there may be no going back.
It's gonna be work!!! But if you have the love to share, they sure have it to give back!
Thank you for your post! It brought tears to my eyes....I am really torn right now. A part of me says to leave well enough alone. He is 14 mths and potty pad trained and really sweet. I hate how i waiver back and forth. My husband really isn't liking the idea. He is also 1000 dollars. So confused!!!
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It's been 3 weeks since I added #3 to our family. My first thought was "am I crazy"!! Now that the dust has settled and she is in the swing of the routine, it's just wonderful to have 3! Potty Pad training is a challange but we are all so happy!! Just an FYI...I have not found an airline that will allow more than 1 pet per passenger, boy has things changed!
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I have a pack of pets so we NEVER fly but we took 6 dogs on a car trip this last year for a round trip of 3600 miles and had a ball! It is inconvenient sometimes but we build part of our trip around the dogs so part of our time was spent visiting dog parks etc.

Can't wait to do it again this year!
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I don't know about traveling (yet), but we have four now. My Maggie had 3boys and I only sold one(to a YTer! yeah!). So we have a 3 year old, a 2 year old and two 8 month olds. it is definitely harder, but I wouldn't change a thing. We are a Pack now and lovin' every minute of it.
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Ok, I am up to 6 now! I love each and every one of them, and they all have a story as to how we ended up with them. But, there are definitely cons to go along with all the pros. Sure, its harder to handle 3 than 2....but that's to be expected. Other things you can consider are....the other day, when I got home from work, I saw that one of mine had thrown up.......but, which one?! One of them might have runny stools....there again, which one? That's just some of the little things you don't think about when you're excited about getting a new baby. And, I have to admit.. the pros do out-weigh the cons. It's all personal preferance. If I had it to do all over again.......yeah, I'd probably still have 6>
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Each time you add a fur kid to your family, it's a bit more challanging till you get so used to it. I have three Yorkies and just adopted a 10 year old Papillon 3 months ago. We are adjusting to a fourth and with all the pre-op and post-op eye surgery. Traveling has never been a problem with them. I know that four is my limit for sure though. It's not as much work as having four kids, but the older I get the more I need to slow down some so I can enjoy them more. I guess what makes having multiple Yorkies a bit challanging is the grooming. (I groom them myself) Still, I'll aways have Yorkies in my life.
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we travel with 6 all the time.. a stroller is indespensible. It makes handling that many so easy.
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I don't know how people can do. I have two yorkies and a Bull terrier. I always said I'd love another yorkie and I love them with ALL my heart but honestly I think 3 dogs is more then enough, at least for my household. We had my moms yorkie here for 3 weeks and it was a blast. But it did start to be a little annoying, 3 dogs trying to lay on me. 4 dogs in the bed. Taking 3 yorkeis for a walk was so difficult for me. I think two yorkies is perfect, probably if I didn't have a 3rd dog I'd have a 3rd yorkie.
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