Jason hadn't stopped talking about getting a new dog ever since my mom and dad adopted Emmit. I'd been resistent because I liked not having the extra responsibility. Yes, I was being selfish. But he found a boxer breeder and made me go look. We took the kids (huge mistake). We didn't buy one then but Jason went back for a small male with big feet and hid him in the garage until night time. After we came home from opening presents with the Doctor family, there he was! Our little Buddy.