So, yeah, me and the (almost) Mrs. want to acquire another dog, post wedding stuff, and we really like the idea of a Boston Terrier because of their personality and how they'll fit in well with our lazier lifestyle. Both Petland's around here have closed suddenly, which sucks, since we could play with the puppies and get a feel for the different breeds. On the other hand, they were pretty pricey for the dogs ($800 on the low-end) compared with breeders and rescuers that charge $250-350 most of the time, both places including up-to-date shots. Now, this will be in addition to her 6 year-old Beagle, Joe. Joe is a female who is a little spoiled (it's the end of the world if you leave), so my current housing situation doesn't allow us to leave her alone. When we get the house, we can leave her home since she won't be heard by the neighbors like she would in my apartment. She's not that well trained in that she barks at about every other dog she sees (a real PITA when we have her in the car), but I'll have to see about some collar that will spritz lemon juice when she barks. On the flipside, this gives me more excercise when I walk her, since she pulls hard for a 30lb dog (yes, she's a bit of a sausage), so that'll be good strength training. I'm not sure, but I may also end up with a cat, depending on how her dad is. (He's not sure he wants it to die on him, even though the cat's about 4-5 years old.) So, HWF, what's your pet status?