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I email the breeder picutres of Bailey from time to time, as she has asked me to. Bailey's breeder always emails back saying how much she enjoys the photos. Well today, the breeder informed me that Bailey's sister is back and asked if I knew anyone looking for a puppy?

OMGosh! I would love to have her. I will bring it up to hubby, but I doubt he will agree at this time. I have no idea if her sister is up to date on her shots and we really can't afford to spay another pet anytime soon. We are planning on getting another golden, but not for a few years.

The whole litter was wonderful and I can't imagine why they would bring back the puppy. Not to mention how beautiful they all are. Can you even have two pups from the same litter together?
 

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Our two girls are from the same litter and we've NEVER had even a grumble. They get along great. I think it depends on the dogs. Hope you can convince DH.
 

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My Bailey and Eli are from the same litter. I love having 2. They keep me busy.
 

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oh two little ones are great! they will play with each other. Company so they don't feel alone. Maybe the breeder can get he shots if your willing to take her.
 

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Good Luck! Hope you can talk your hubby into it! Bailey is too cute not to have her sis!

Keep us posted! Good Luck!
 

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I called dh and let him know. Maybe Bailey and I can go over there and visit with the puppy to see how well they get along. They are just 5 minutes from my house.
 

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I say take her! I'd love to have 2 too. I bet they'll be great together. Get some pictures! Sometimes the best things aren't planned! :)
 

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Even the possibility is excited! I hope you'll take pictures if you go visit. This might just be a lucky twist of fate!
 

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Our daughter and her boyfriend have Hank's brother. They get to play together on a regular basis and have a ball. They are a handful though, especially since they are still young and not totally housebroke. If you're past that stage, it would probably be a lot easier.
 

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I say go for it
I would take one of Ruby's sisters in a heart beat
we are planning on having a sister from a repeat mating next year if all goes well
 

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I had 2 cocker spaniels who were litter sisters and the only thing they fought over was food so we fed them apart. I would go for it, but if as you say that you cannot really afford it at the moment be careful that your heart does not rule your head. You need to think it through carefully and make sure it is what you both want and can afford

(Good luck though :D)
 

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You need to think it through carefully and make sure it is what you both want and can afford
That's the one main thing that is holding me back. I just went through and got Bailey spayed. It would be quite costly to have two dogs spayed at the same time.
 

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I can completely appreciate your dilemma...it's so obvious how much you love your Bailey and the possibility of another pup from this litter is very tempting!! Good luck with your decision.
 

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That's the one main thing that is holding me back. I just went through and got Bailey spayed. It would be quite costly to have two dogs spayed at the same time.
Could you ask the breeder to have her spayed, or to split the cost of the spay?
 

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A few reasons why I personally would not:

First of all, if there turns out to be any genetic problems in the litter, you may end up with double heartache.

If you are raising two young dogs the same age together, they are not getting the benefit of as much individual attention. There will be a greater tendency to "lump" them together rather than raising them as individuals.

We learn so much from the mistakes we make with each dog....I'd rather learn from those mistakes and make changes with the next dog than make the same mistakes with both dogs.

Sometimes girls close in age will suddenly decide they hate each other. Even if they've been best friends for months. And bitch fights are the absolute worst when it comes to dog fights (or human fights for that matter!

If it were me, I would wait until my pup is at least nine months old before I got a new addition.

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