Exactly! And that's the reason that I never understood the basis behind the question when it was asked about my Danes. What does it matter how long their life spans are...it's never enough anyway, so what's the point?
Now, the saddle question/comment...that one I get.
Oh gosh the saddle question.... "so ya got a saddle for that thing"
at ths point I just smile... sometimes I say "gosh nobody has ever asked me that before" and laugh...
Deber: I took Natalie to a show a couple weeks past and we were hanging out with the flat coat folks and they all commented on her hard coat... which surprised me cause she feels soft to me... but I am used to her... for that matter she honestly does't even look that big to me anymore... until one of the goldens walks under her... and she is very much like the dog you met... totally in tune with me... it is amazing and a very different kind of connection.
and here is my issue with the age thing... I get asked that all the time... ALL the time... lots of folks will meet her and say things like "dream dog" or whatever but they are afraid of the longevity. I was to and thats why i waited so long to get a hound BUT they are always precipitated by
wow isn't she cool how long do they live
pretty dog how long do they live
wow big dog how long do they live....
NEVER on its own.... NEVER just a
So how long do they live.... no niceties, no nothing just
So how long do they live... i mean honestly why bother... go google... if you can't think or don't want to say anything nice about her then go to google.