Just a couple quick notes about Rosie, now that she has been around for a month and change. I’ve noticed that things are much more doggy than they were with just Lily. Some examples:
1.) Rosie may be the most freakishly efficient shit producing machine on the planet. Every single time we go out, some days up to eight or nine times, she has to shit. Sometimes I feed her dinner, she eats half, come paws me to go outside, I take her outside, she shits, and she goes back to the dinner bowl. Guess what she needs to do twenty minutes later? I know how much I am feeding her, and for the life of me, I can’t figure out where it is all coming from. By contrast, Lily shits maybe once or twice a day.
2.) Rosie has also decided that her one job in life besides shitting is to make sure that I keep my windows clean. If I leave her unattended for an hour, there will be dog snoodles on every piece of glass in the house. Leave her alone in the car for five minutes, and it looks like the car has been slimed on the inside ala Ghostbusters.
3.) She sheds more than any other dog I have known. I furminate her daily, yet she leaves large swaths of hair anywhere she plops her fat ass. If I am sitting watching tv with a beverage and she is on my lap, I have to wipe the hair off the lip of my glass before I can take a sip. I am no vacuuming every single day, because if I don’t, the HEPA filters start to gasp and wheeze and go on strike.
4.) She is also the hottest dog on the planet. I swear to ALLAH her internal temperature could melt coal. I wake up in the middle of the night and think there is a heating pad on my calf, and it is just Rosie- plus the two pounds of matted hair now stuck to my sweaty leg.
5.) She constantly must be the center of attention. Lily goes off and does her own thing from time to time (usually her own thing means sprawling out on the bed or in the sun on the floor), but Rosie is surgically attached to my lap.
Just weird how different these dogs are.