You know you’re a crazy pet parent when your dog has more coats then you do. I was recently cleaning and organizing our closets when I stumbled across a box of our dog’s coats. Yes coats, plural. Our furry little love bug has more than 10 coats and sweaters.
Some of them were gifts from his grandmother and grandfather, but many of them are coats that we bought. Why? Well, when he gets groomed he’s very cold, and he’s pretty small (about 15 pounds) so there’s not a lot of, “meat on his bones” as my mother would say. I never thought I’d be the type of person to buy my pet clothing. We had big dogs growing up, so they certainly weren’t trying to wear coats. Nor would my step-father want them to.
But now that we’re city dwellers living in a small two-bedroom condo, a big dog just wouldn’t make sense. And to be honest, that little shelter dog has stolen our hearts. He’s really provided us hours and hours of love, affection, and attitude. A very good “investment” for a small $200 adoption fee.
Some people might think we’re nutty to put our pup in a coat, or to buy so many to begin with, but there are some things we’re willing to spend on, and he’s certainly one of them.
Do you have pets? Do you spend “too much” on them?
Curious about how much I spend on our furries? Check out this Post: Pets Are Pricey