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Puppy love, it’s not

Small dog playroom at a doggie day-care center in Washington, D.C. Source: Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff/File

My husband’s nemesis weighs 35 pounds this week, although the vet says he will be 50 pounds within a month. He has gigantic paws. 

To other people, these paws are adorable. They are the object of much gushing – from the mother and daughter near the library, the silver-haired matron at the farmers market, the men with callused hands wearing plaid. 

“Just look at them! He’s going to be huge!”

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