We all know those people who go overboard with their human children, creating spoiled little people. Is it possible for those of us with fuzzy children to also spoil our creatures? Here are some ways to recognize if you are an overindulgent puppy parent by someone who is unapologetically spoiling their boy…me!
You may be an overindulgent puppy mom if you buy your son toys to match his outfit.
If you sleep in positions known only to Cirque du Soliel performers to keep from waking your dog who fell asleep on you. Forget about the fact that absolutely no blood is flowing into your arm. Your baby looks like a sweet angel laying there.
If you buy your fuzzy Sprinkles cupcakes and he actually knows the words Sprinkles cupcakes.
You feel ashamed when you fill out a survey and check the box that you have no children even though you have a furry kid. Wait should you back and put that you have 1 child? Darn these surveys for making me feel like a bad parent!
You take your pup to memorable events in the community, because one day he may look back on this event…even though you know he would rather be home with a rawhide bone on the couch!
You get embarrassed when the vet staff tells you that your furry child bit them. Then you spend the drive home wondering what they did to your sweet baby that made him so mad. You think your poor baby is misunderstood. Now you know how human parents feel when the school counselor calls!
You have places that hold special memories with your pup that you now consider “Your places”. For example, Zilker Park in Austin will always be our place. Just look at that smile!
You will walk into the pet store to pick up food. While inside you talk yourself into a plethora of frivolous things that your fuzzy child needs. Jeep beds, doggie sunglasses, a teepee…the sky is the limit.
To those people with only two-legged children being overly indulgent with a so-called dog may seem overboard. However, for those of us with furry family members, I am sure you understand!