Samwise the Brave, our sweet little yellow lab puppy, comes with Trev and I to tuck in the girls goodnight. Mostly he just tolerates being picked up and placed on one little girl's bed after the other while they kiss and squeeze him. Last night Jo gave him a full on body hug lying on her side, puppy completely asleep. She closed her eyes, let out a long sigh, with a sweet grin on her face while she stroked his fur.
It was then I decided it was the right thing to get a dog.