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Old 08-08-2006, 05:11 PM   #1
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Have you been a dog person all of your life, or within recent years? And when did you get your yorkie?
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Have you been a dog person all of your life, or within recent years? And when did you get your yorkie?
Wow, I've had a dog in my life even while I was in the womb.. I got Harley May 13, 2005.. he is the love of my life.. <3 I have 5 dogs right now and I work at a no-kill shelter with 70+ dogs.. Best job in the world!
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As far back as I can remember.
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All my life and one of the things I am most proud of is that I have passed this along to my own children. My husband had never had a dog until he married me and only started considering himself a dog person after the death of our 1st jointly owned GSD. It was amazing to watch him come to the realization that he was as heartbroken as I. At the moment it's little Ruby that has his eye! In fact - I'm beginning to think she gets more attention than I do sometimes!

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Old 08-08-2006, 05:38 PM   #6
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All my life, but this is my first yorkie. I had a cocker until about two years ago and he died, so i waited until i bought Baby Bruiser
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All my life too. But Yorkies came into my life just recently. Before that , I had a beagle, 2 cocker spaniels and a heinz 57.
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All my life! Whenever my mom was looking for me, she was sure she could find me in our giant schnauzers house all cuddled up with her.

Mitzi came in my life as the sweet topping of my new husband Mike in 2001.
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all of my life as my mum worked for the rspca and took dogs in all the time not to mention the dogs we already had are selfs. my first dog was a yorkie and i got him when i was about 7.
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i got my first dog when i was like 3 and i got my first yorkie on may 23 2006
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I never had dogs as a kid, I do remember having 1, it was a cocker spaniel, but we only had it for a short time, he ran out in front of a car so my parents gave him to some friends of theres.
Then my next dog was my Husky Malahn, my husband bought her for me and my kids, the kids wanted a dog so bad and I had always wanted a Husky so he made my wish come true!
The we had the Dobbie we adopted from the shelter, but he turned on me and gave me 22 beuatiful stitches on my bottom lip! So thats how I became in love with the yorkies! I took all my pain and anxiety out from the dobbie attack and used the yorkies as my healing and let me tell you it worked! We got Kloey about 1 month later! Then she went to heaven to be with the angels.
Then I was blessed with lil Lillie pooh!
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Ditto..my first dogs were old english sheepdog and a collie that looked like Lassie.
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I was born a dog person! As long as I can remember, all I wanted was a dog. No other pets had any appeal to me. My favorie book to check out at the elementary school library was the Official AKC Breed book. To this day, I pride myself on knowlege of different breed that 95% of my friend don't give a toot about!

I got my very first dog on Christmas Day when I was 8 years old. Named him Christmas and called him Chris.

My husband and I got our very first Yorkie ever in May of 1998. Jazzie is by for the best ever baby we could have ever asked for. Jewel came to us 5 years later and the short 3 years she was with us was bliss. We miss her dearly.

The two yorkie children has convinced Dan and I that Yorkies are the only breed for us two "Yorks"!
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Smile I have been a dog person all 25 years of my life.

Well let me rephrase to Animal person I have always had animals from turtles to a rabbit to birds, dogs and cats you name it but I do draw the line at snakes.....ewwwwwww they make my skin crawl.... So you can only Guess My dream is to become a Vet. I plan to go back to school next year to get my degree.
But not only am I a animal person I think I may have passed it on to my son bless his heart. He had no choice with me as his mother..
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