Is it a Pony or A Dog the size of one?
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
His name is Cash.
I'm caring for my daughter's 175 lb English Bull Mastiff. He slobbers horrible, and has an odor always it seems. He always has, I think it's his ears, but it's always there even when newly bathed. And yes, we've tried everything including coconut oil.
I start to get irritated as he comes up for a love (getting in the lap was over long ago) and he wipes this hardened gel like slobber up my leg. Or when he drinks and come thru the door with rivers running from his jowls, and me running after him to catch some of it. It is weird stuff too, as it will harden into a gel, glue type stuff. So when he shakes his head it flies all over. After my daughter moved out (she was here as an adult for a year, 3 years ago) I found it darkened and hardened everywhere.
He's a very shy dog despite his size. Not everyone can take care of him. He's too sensitive too. So even tho I recently got new flooring and furniture, Grandma and Grandpa (us) are the only ones that can care for him. At least the flooring is that new vinyl blanking and I think the couches can be wiped down and it will come off. So far it has.
Does it sound like I am irritated to you? Dang right, but it only lasts moments. So let me explain.....I could have left him at his house and just went over several times a day. But he just looked so so sad, and he loves us so so much.
So we bring him here each day for 12 hours and then he goes home to rest better at night than he does here. I can't help but cringe at the thought of him coming again every morning , and will be coming for 5 more days. But .....
Then he looks at me with the most soulful beautiful eyes. And he loves me, that shows. I'm over it right then and there. And so is my DH husband who bonded with him the first day he lived here and they laid on the bed for 2 weeks (his back was out).
I will definitely have a lot of cleaning to do but I do love him. Who can resist any animal that shows such love in their eyes.
What say you? Would you be able to resist?