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This Is What You Go Through When You Live At Your Parents’ House But Really Want To Have A Pet Dog

As cute and fluffy as dogs are, taking care of them requires time, money, and attention. So if you really want a dog, but you’re living at your parents’ house, then you’ll have to run it by them first… and that process is not so easy.

Trying to convince your parents to let you have a pet at the house is not always easy… especially when they start to give you a million reasons as to why they won’t allow it.

The first thing your parents probably said was “los perros traen toda tierra y mugre de la calle.”

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The last thing they want in their impeccable plastic-covered couches is a stinky dog covered in germs and their pet fleas.

The next thing they point out is that dogs shed too much.

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When has a little fur ever hurt someone?

But if they don’t complain to you about the shedding and the odor, then they’ll make a fuss about how the dog will bark all night long and disturb their sleep.

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But hearing the dog bark when there’s intruders would be a good thing, right?

Then they start insulting you like when they say, “You know dogs shit everywhere right? Are you going to pick up all of their mess? You can’t even keep your own room clean.”

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Ouch. It’s almost as if asking your parents for a dog actually means you’re asking to be insulted, but it doesn’t stop there.

Next up: “So who’s going to feed the dog? Ni tienes trabajo. Aquí estás en la casa de huevon. With what money are you even going to buy the food, huh?”

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Burn after burn… ?

But after countless times of begging your parents to pleeeeease let you have a dog…

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For every birthday and every Christmas, this was the only thing you would ask for.

And after trying to convince them time and time again, that dogs are the best pets in the world…

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How can you not like dogs?!

Eventually, they give in. And say, YES.

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*Happy Dance*

And the funny thing is… even though your parents were the ones that were completely against the idea of having a dog in the first place, at the end of the day, they end up loving the dog way more than they love you.

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Your parents will deny that they’re deeply in love with your new dog, but you know for sure that they’ve found their new BFF.


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A Doorbell Camera Captured The Terrifying Moment A Neighbor Saved A Family From Their burning home

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A Doorbell Camera Captured The Terrifying Moment A Neighbor Saved A Family From Their burning home

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A family from Arizona has tragically been without a home since New Year’s Day. Fortunately, however, thanks to the swift efforts of a neighbor, they still have each other.

On New Year’s Day, the Salgado family was asleep in their home in Avondale, Arizona when they heard a frantic knock at their door. Nicole Salgado’s husband, who lived in the home with their children, opened the front door to find her neighbor shouting at her to get her family out of the house. It was on fire.

The Salgado family woke up New Year’s Day to find their house in flames.

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“We were all asleep,” Salgado explained to CNN in an interview. “Then all of the sudden around 7:30 in the morning, we hear banging on our door and our doorbell is going off and we kind of get scared.”

Their neighbor, Carolyn Palisch, was there telling them to get out of the house. Footage from the family’s home security video shows their neighbor running past flames to get to the home.

“He opened the door and all I heard was our neighbor Carolyn saying your house is on fire you have to get out,” said Salgado.

Salgado, who is a mother to four children, hurried to gather her children. Together, all of them escaped the burning home safely. “It was just kind of frantic at first, making sure we got everyone out and the dogs out,” she explained. “Then once we realized the full extent of it we were just in shock as we watched our home burn.”

Sadly, the Salgado family lost all their belongings in the fire

Salgado explained that the roof of her house collapsed moments after they escaped. According to CNN, firefighters at the scene claimed that if the family had still been sleeping at the time the roof had collapsed they would have inhaled the smoke and likely passed out immediately.

We are so thankful to just be alive,” Salgado explained in a post to her TikTook page. She also included doorbell camera footage of the moment their neighbor came to the rescue.

Salgado’s video has been liked nearly 7 million times on TikTok.

“Never did we think it was going to blow up the way it did. But we are so grateful,” Salgado explained. “We are so glad it did for Carol, to show how amazing she is. If it wasn’t for her it’d be a totally different story. We feel so thankful to her. We’re always going to consider her family. She not only saved us, she saved our kids.”

Salgado says that the cause of the fire is still under investigation and shared that her family has created a Go Fund Me account to help them rebuild their lives.

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Chihuahua ‘Sweet Pea’ Is Reunited With Her Owner After Being Lost For 5 Years

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Chihuahua ‘Sweet Pea’ Is Reunited With Her Owner After Being Lost For 5 Years

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Miracles do, indeed, happen. Just in time for the holidays, a Chihuahua who was reunited with her owner went viral because of the time it took for her to find her way back home: five years, specifically.

The Chihuahua, whose name is Sweet Pea, was discovered by the Humane Society on Tuesday afternoon in Covina–almost 30 miles away from her owner.

Sweet Pea went missing in Compton, California in 2015 and her owner, Ursula Lopez had long giver up hope of ever finding her. But a few days ago, Lopez received a call from the Inland Valley Humane Society that they had found Sweet Pea wandering around in Covina–almost 30 miles away.

The long-awaited reunion was captured on video by a local news station.

In the video, an animal handler brings out Sweet Pea as Lopez waits patiently on a nearby bench. Lopez appears to be emotional as Sweet Pea is brought closer to her. After the handler places Sweet Pea in Lopez’s arms, the reunion is complete.

When asked what it means to her to have Sweet Pea back, Lopez said: “It means the world to me.”

Sweet Pea was a little worse for the wear, looking a bit grey around her face, her nails long and haggard. But soon, the pup was packed into Lopez’s car, looking cozy and comfortable on a doggie bed.

Lopez’s parting words about Sweet Pea were truly heartwarming: “She’s ready to go home.” We bet she is.

The Inland Valley Humane Society was able to located Ursula Lopez because Sweet Pea had been microchipped.

Microchipping is a procedure in which a small radio-frequency transponder that is the size of a grain of rice is injected under the loose skin of your pet’s shoulder blades. Rescuers can locate a pet’s owner if the unique ID associated with the chip is registered in a national pet-recovery database.

Every year, roughly 10 million pets become lost from their owner. But if a pet is microchipped, they are approximately 50% more likely to be reunited with their owner.

We’re glad that Lopez has her doggie to snuggle up with during the holidays. We hope she holds on to her tight.

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