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    What does one do?

    This now a hypothecial question, because it turned out ok.

    I am sitting at an airport waiting to board a plane to meet with my company's biggest client. The wife calls and says she lost our 8 week old german shorthair (she said it escaped our fenced in yard). Being a two hour drive away from the house and 60 min from boarding the plane.........does one forget the flight and meeting and drive home preparing for the worst hoping the boss and client understand or board the plane anyways not knowing the fate of your dog? Please note we had a dog hit by a car and killed 2 years ago when I was away for work.

    Luckilly I just got a call 10 minutes ago, that she found the dog hiding in a bush and I don't have to make that decision.

    So does one board the plane or get back in the car and drive home?



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    Re: What does one do?

    Board the plane.



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    Re: What does one do?

    board the plane


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    Re: What does one do?

    board the plane.


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    Re: What does one do?

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    Re: What does one do?

    board the dog.



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    Re: What does one do?

    One man's opinion...

    Get on the plane and perform your best, or resign from your job.

    Your company is paying you to do your job. You need to decide what is more important to you - your livelihood or your pet.

    I'm glad your wife found the dog.



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    Re: What does one do?

    you get on the plane. would you rather look for a new dog or a new job?



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    Re: What does one do?

    board the plane...something I can't wait to do on September 19th



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    Re: What does one do?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU_Alum_2000 View Post
    One man's opinion...

    Get on the plane and perform your best, or resign from your job.

    Your company is paying you to do your job. You need to decide what is more important to you - your livelihood or your pet.

    I'm glad your wife found the dog.
    Exactly what he said.


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    Re: What does one do?

    Lets map it out.

    board the plane
    ->worst case scenerio: buy new dog
    ->best case scenerio: dog shows up

    go home
    -> worst case scenerio: get fired, dogs gone anyway, cannot afford new dog, wife leaves you for employed dog owning former coworker.

    -> best case scenerio: keep job with boss disgusted at you, dog shows up, maybe get a little action



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    Re: What does one do?

    Whoa whoa whoa, Miss Lippy. The part of the story I don't like is that the little boy gave up looking for Happy after an hour. He didn't put posters up or anything, he just sat on the porch like a goon and waited. That little boy's gotta think 'You got a pet. You got a responsibility.' If your dog is lost you don't look for an hour then call it quits. You get your *** out there and you find that ******* dog.



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    Re: What does one do?

    board the plane, why is this even a debate? If you lost your 8 week old kid that would be a different and understandable story but this is a freakin' dog!


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    Re: What does one do?

    Board the plane, really no options but that.


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    Re: What does one do?

    Leave your wife for losing the dog, even if temporarily.



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