Sheltie Nation

You might be a Sheltie lover if…

  • Your Sheltie is better groomed than you are.
  • Your alarm clock walks on four feet.
  • You know your Sheltie’s names better than your kids.
  • Your Sheltie has a better place on the couch than you do to watch TV.
  • Your vacuum is a shop vac.
  • Your Sheltie eats before you do.
  • Your Sheltie has more toys than your kids.
  • You snuggle closer to the Sheltie than the person with whom you are sleeping.
  • Your mom calls and asks how the granddogs are.
  • Every gift you ever get has something to do with Shelties.
  • Your cookie jar has never seen the likes of people cookies.
  • Your children (wife, husband, etc.) complain that you always take more pictures of the Sheltie(s) than you do of them.
  • While proudly showing off your family album, your guest asks, "Isn’t there anyone else in your family besides a Sheltie?"
  • Any conversation you’re having is effortlessly directed back to the topic of Shelties.
  • Your first concern when planning a vacation is whether or not the hotel will take dogs.
  • Your Sheltie decides they don’t like someone and you tend to agree.
  • Your desk proudly displays your Sheltie family.
  • The first question you ask when on a date is: "So, do you like dogs?"
  • You buy a bigger bed that will comfortably sleep six.
  • You buy a bigger vehicle to give them all enough travel room.
  • Your carpeting matches the color of your Sheltie – on purpose.
  • You readily allow your Shelties to give you slobbery kisses, but you don’t dare wipe a toddler’s nose.
  • You’ve traced your Sheltie’s family tree further than you have your own.
  • Sheltie hair in food is just another spice.
  • The guardians of your dogs will receive a larger amount of insurance policy money than will all other members of your family – combined.
  • Lintwheels are on your shopping list every week.
  • You have baby gates permanently installed at strategic places around the house, but no babies.
  • You talk about your Sheltie the way other people talk about their kid.
  • Your mother in law keeps asking when you are going to have real children.
  • You visit Sheltie Nation each & every day.  :)

3 Responses »

  1. ohhhh I am sooo thouorghly busted..All true Your Honor.
    Throw the bone at me..I mean book

  2. ohhh …. how wonderful and how very TRUE !!!

  3. Please add.
    Sheltie hair is a wardrobe accessory.
    Your office screen saver features photos of your shelties, not your family.

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