Ice Breaker – Pets

Each week on The Stretched Blog, I ask an ice breaker question. The questions are designed to help us get to know each other here in The Stretched Community. I’ll provide my answer to the question here in the post, and then you can leave your response in the comments. While you’re in the comments section, see how others answered the ice breaker question.

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This week’s Ice Breaker is inspired by the arrival of our newest Seeing Eye Puppy.  Yesterday, Rio joined our family.  He’s a lab/golden retriever mix.  He weighs less than five pounds, and he turns seven weeks old today.  We will have him for about a year before he heads up to The Seeing Eye in Morristown, NJ for his official training.

Question:  Do you have any pets?  How many?  What kind?

My Answer:  We have one “forever” dog.  His name is Iso, and he is a black lab.  We raised him as a Seeing Eye Puppy, and we adopted him back into our family when he was released from the program for being too social.

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