I l♥ve dogs. My friends and colleagues could easily see how much I love our dogs whenever I talk about them.
We never had a pet when I was little. I really don't know why but my mom would reminisce that we had a dog once but I don't seem to recall. We now have 4 dogs (used to be 5 but my dear Charlie died a few years back). I love them all but of course, I have my most loved ones. They all mongrels or Aspin (Asong Pinoy) but all the same, we love them to bits. My mom calls them her "anak" (children) and I call them my doggies (pretty lame eh?).
Since my doggies are a big part of me, I'd better share them with you so you'd get to know them also :)
My first dog was Charlie. We got him when construction of our house in Bulacan began. He was to be our guard dog :) My mom used to place him in a picnic basket (he was
a pup then) whenever they travel to Manila from Bulacan (or vice versa). Charlie was very protective of me, his favorite hideout was under my bed. Anyone who would peek in my bedroom wouldn't know he was there and they'd just hear him growling from under my bed.
He knows how to 'kiss' you. You just point him your cheek and say "Kiss." and he'd give you a wet one. Hi hi hi!
He was my first pet so when he passed away, I cried. I remember my mom calling us long distance from Bulacan just to tell me the sad news. I cried after and was still sobbing when I called Myke. My mom had him buried in our backyard. He was such a sweet and faithful dog. It's a good thing that he left us a little pup before he passed away - his name is CJ (Charlie Junior).