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We will save a dog from the pound in a few weeks, it is just to quiet around here
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That's a good idea. It's tough to get a new companion after losing a close friend, but in my experience it sure helps with the grief. After my last dog died, I waited about 2 years to get another. I just couldn't face the prospect of burying another dog, but once we got another one, I couldn't figure out why I waited so long. They sure do make life better.