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Dog Assessment

Adoption dog assessment

Dog Assessment

Considering adopting a child but already have a dog? I wasn't sure what this meant for us and wished I had some information. I hope this helps any dog owners who would like to be parents.

”Well, that was me in panic over drive (as usual, I’m a panic first then think kinda girl!).”

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Adopting a dog after adopting our son

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Adopting a dog after adopting our son

Bringing Home a Puppy Background: Just before I tell you all about our last few months with a puppy I wanted to give you a little background and insight into our family with a dog. We already had a dog when we decided adoption was for us. She was an English Pointer crossed with a Doberman and Rottweiler, so she was a big dog, but a gorgeous one (I’ve written a blog about bring a child home when you already have a dog). Juno was 5 and a half years old when we adopted our son. Fast forward 4.5 years...

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How our son found out he was adopted!

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How our son found out he was adopted!

How our son found out he was adopted. 

How we talk to our son about adoption and answer the questions he has. 

A small list of books which have helped us discuss adoption. 

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You didn’t grow in my tummy but I wish you did.

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You didn’t grow in my tummy but I wish you did.

As I sit here on your bedroom floor 25 minutes past 11 on a Saturday night stroking your head wishing you back into a peaceful sleep, a smile on my face and warm feeling in my tummy. My thoughts wander. How lucky am I!You’re the most gorgeous boy (I know I’m bias but you really are) and you call me Mummy.                 Then the sudden unexpected arrival of the prickly eyes and tears form and fall surprisingly quickly. Why you might ask. Well, because I can’t believe how lucky I am to be your...

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