Monday, February 9, 2009

sad day at themrs house

we've decided to give up our dog. we love him so much but really feel he needs more attention than we can give him. he needs to be walked and played with daily and with my husband being gone most of the day i just can't do it. it's taken me two months to convince my husband. i hate to do it, but he is an active, energetic dog. he chews things up because he ends up spending most of the day outside. i just feel like it's unfair to him. i want him to be with a family who has the time to give him the attention he deserves. my kids are upset with me, yet every time he's in the house they all complain that he's bothering them! when we were first told about him, i tried to explain to everyone that it would be more work and time then i can handle. of course, everyone swore they would take care of him. big surprise, not happening. just goes to show, you should always listen to your mother.

5 comments:

Sassy said...

We had to give our dog away when the baby came home. Fortunately our kids are still a little too young to completely understand.

Ash said...

aw samson! I would love to have him if he wasn't like 70 lbs in this small apartment. well at least you will have all of your fence up and no more piles of poo!

SamanthaNC said...

Tough decision! I feel for you- I'm sure it will be better in the long run, for everyone.

SassyMomma said...

yES! you should ALWAYS listen to your mother! ;)
Sorry you have to give him away!! =(
I would be sad if I had to get rid of my dogs too. Their my baby girls.(even though they drive me CRAZY most of the time.) We adopted them before we had human babies!
I hope you find a good home for him!

Life with Kaishon said...

Kids always promise they will help, but they never do... That is my fear of a puppy too. I don't want another stresser in my life. Dog poop is a stress...