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Struck by a 'Bolt' of Love!

Consider this my comeback post. As you already know I love dogs. So does my sister and my dad. But mom always remained neutral.
We had always wanted a canine member in our tiny family but mom would not have it... Ever! Much to our chagrin, she maintained a very strong opinion of 'either me or the dog' for years.
Conversations surrounding pets always ended with mom saying, 'I have two of my own. Why would I need a third?' Or 'gift me a collar and tie me up with a leash!' 'Who will clean susu and potty?' The last one had, for most of the time, stumped my sister and me. We did want a pet but never considered it would poop and pee too.
So anyways, years went on and so did our pleading. My cousins got their fair (or more than fair share) of pets and we got nothing but occasional visits. Somewhere it was killing us but mom had a point. We lacked commitment and how!
But 'getting a canine pal home' dominated most of our conversations. My sister and I don…