The Flightline

  • Become a part of the Flightline publications! See Mrs. Drummond about getting involved in Journalism.

  • Do you want to tell real stories? Talk to your counselor about enrolling in a Journalism course today.

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

If your best four-legged friend is weighs more than some of your peers you'll relate to these truths

Back to Article
Back to Article

7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

Photo by shutterstock.com

Photo by shutterstock.com

Photo by shutterstock.com

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Having a dog is as American as apple pie, or not understanding how free speech law actually worksAs a result of centuries of selective breeding, these loyal companions now come in seemingly unlimited colors, shapes, and sizes. Some breeds have now reaches extremes that even the first people who domesticated the wolf could not imagine; Greyhounds running faster than 43 miles per hour, Bernese Mountain Dogs pulling 2,200 pounds, and Great Danes reaching 3’6 at the shoulder. Those of us who have, for whatever reason, willingly adopted one of these Clifford-esque pets into our homes will recognize these moments.

1. Hair is everywhere

Photo by shutterstock.com

You’ll never walk out of the house without being covered in it, and your family will go through approximately 18 vacuums a year.

2. Under no circumstances can you leave food sitting out on the counter

Photo by shutterstock.com

Any food left unattended that they can reach is fair game. You’ll loose multiple dinners to this phenomenon.

3. Small children worry you 

Photo by shutterstock.com

Please don’t knock them over…OH MY NO!!! DO NOT TRY TO RIDE HIM!

4. They don’t understand their size 
Photo by shutterstock.com

They can and will attempt to sit on your lap like a teacup poodle. You will never understand the phrase “love hurts” until your 140 pound great dane is laying directly on your chest.

5. The horse joke 

Photo by shutterstock.com

My dog is as big as a horse!! Ohhhhhh, I’ve never heard that one before! ‘Where’s the saddle?’ classic! 

6. You aren’t particularly worried about intruders 

Photo by shutterstock.com

Unless the bugler comes in with four steaks and a muzzle you are pretty much covered

7. You wouldn’t want it any other way 

Photo by shutterstock.com

They are your best friend, and you love them just the way they are: drool, wrinkles, paws larger than the average human hand.

Maria Miller - Flightline Editor-in-Chief

Maria became a member of The Flightline in January of 2016. She is a senior this year involved in slam poetry at Skutt Catholic and spends time with her beloved mule, Shoelace, outside of school. You can email her at [email protected]

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    News

    Ukraine Declares Martial Law

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Daily News

    Advent Drive Commences and Competition Ensues

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Daily News

    Two Trials Down, Two to Go

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    News

    New Entryway Improves School Safety

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Daily News

    One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    News

    Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Entertainment

    Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” Receives an Upgrade

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Daily News

    Minority Rule

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    News

    2-Alarm Apartment Fire Destroys Homes, Misplaces Families

  • 7 Realities of Having Large Dogs

    Daily News

    Voters Cast Ballots for Midterm Election Day

Navigate Right
Student News of Skutt Catholic High School
7 Realities of Having Large Dogs