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First thing they did when they entered my place was poo poo lol.

Anyway, im supposed to pick up a kitten today as well. Is this a bad idea? I really want a cat but 2 puppies might be too much for the poor critter?

What should I do?
 

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The first thing you need to do is post some pictures. This thread is worthless without pictures.
 

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It's up to you and your household. I have two dogs...getting any more animals would be too much for me because hubby and I want to have kids in the near future. If we didn't want kids...I would definitly get some more animals. :)

I wish I would have gotten our pups at the same time. We got one, and when she was about a yr old we got another. I think it would have been better for them if we got them at the same time...harder for me...but whatever.

And yes!! Pics would be awesome! I love puppies!!
 

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I think itll be great..As long as this is a lifetime commitment..I dont see one darn thing wrong with it..

Except yea.. we need pics :)
 

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There's a lady on here who got two EXTREMELY cute standard poodle puppies at the same time, and she feels that raising them has been a joy.

So, I think it can work out with alot of work. :)

Please post puppy pictures.
 

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There's also a lady here (me) who got 2 shelter puppies (Cara and Mia) at the same time and found the experience to be the joy of her life! I would do it again in a heartbeat!

Getting a kitten at the same time would be too much for some, but since I don't work, I think I could do it. And if they're raised together, it's likely you won't have problems with socializing them to each other later. Bringing a baby kitten into a household with dogs could create issues.

Pictures, please!
 

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I think it's cool that Cara and Mia look just alike, except one has a long coat and one has a short coat. Almost like matching bookends!
 

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When I 1st joined my obedience club 16 yrs ago one of the junior instructors had adopted litter mates. She was warned before hand that it wasn't a wise thing to do. She wouldn't listen & got them anyway. She said she knew what every one said was right & would never do it again.
The thing is to do things with them separately so they don't become so focused on each other & not the owners. So at least twice a week give them separate walks & training. I've seen it time & time again at my club when ppl adopt 2 puppies or dogs from shelters at the same time. During a class they are whining to be with each other
& won't concentrate on the one trying to train them.
I read an article on the net last year that talked about adopting dogs & it said that if you have a large dog to wait (now I can't remember which way it went with regards to large & small dogs) 2 yrs between & if you have a small dog to wait 4 yrs. Or it could be the other way around.
 
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