Julio - the surprise.

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    Well, my wife has been in Texas with a couple of her long-time female buddies at some sort of a knitting retreat they meet up at every year in mid-October. Before she left, she fixed me lots of goodies to eat that all I would have to do is pop into the microwave. She left me with some simple wifely instructions like "stay out of trouble, if you can." Well, for the most part I have. I've been out to eat three times, bought a new photo printer for my computer, and just today I obtained "Julio". Julio is a 10 week old Chihuahua and I figure he will fit in pretty well with the two house beagles and the 5 outdoor cats. I think my wife is going to be surprised at how well I have done in keeping out of trouble while she's been gone. I pick her up at the airport on Sunday evening so that leaves only tomorrow for fun. Sunday morning I will clean up the house a bit and shave. Julio is at the vet's right now getting worked over, shots, a bath, and whatever else he might need. I figure right now he has only cost me about $50.00 an ounce. Yep. The wife will be surprised.:lol:
     
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    It took me 10 minutes to recover from the 'knitting retreat'. That kind of thing scares the shit out of me.

    Congrats on the puppy though. That's v cool.... even if it is a girly dog.
     
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    The wife's been wanting one and hasn't had the courage to get one. She's a big Julio Iglesias fan so that's the name I hung on him.
     
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    Conhog rule - If it weighs less than 20 lbs full grown, it's not REALLY a dog. :D
     
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    How exactly did that Mexican doggie get here, BBD? Were there no American purse doggies you could have employed?

    *Fake frowny look*

     
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    Anything that poops needs to be discussed and mutually agreed upon beforehand before being added to the household.
     
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    I got a nasty little Jack Russel in my neighborhood that would disagree with you.

    Damned ankle biter.
     
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    On most days I would agree with you. We're no stranger to dogs here at my house. We used to have a professional kennel and bred and field trialed AKC beagles for 18 years. At one time we had as any as 45 full grown beagles that we worked with every day. After the wife had a bad auto accident 3 years ago, and some cardiac surgery on my part, we sold all the beagles (except for the two house beagles) and closed the kennel down. In this part of the woods we were pretty well-known for our fine-quality beagles. Julio will come as a surprise to the wife when she gets back from Texas on Sunday but a good one. She has been wanting to get a Chihuahua for several years now but for one reason or another hasn't done it. 99 out of 100 times I would say your sound advice would be very well to heed but in this case it's no real problem.
     
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    As I'm reading this thread I have an utter and total sense of deja vu. Weird.

    BBD, pics or it didn't happen.
     
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    Introducing Julio, the big surprise. I have to listen carefully to what he says because he barks in Spanish.
     
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