Friday, April 11, 2008

Dog Days

So after years of daydreaming about this day, it has finally arrived. Tonight I am picking up my new dog! She's a greyhound/pointer mix named Mona and I am already in love.

Things I have already discovered about owning a dog:

(1) It is much harder to coordinate travel plans.
(2) They are expensive.
(3) The Petco selection of leashes and collars is absurdly large, bringing out the worst of my inability to make a decision on small matters.
(4) My ability to worry is much bigger than I ever knew. I feel like an overprotective, first-time parent as I research dog foods, toys, and veterinarians.

Here she is:

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