Both of us had dogs growing up, so it was only natural that we got some ourselves. When we first met we wanted a dog but waited until we were in a house. Then, we got Buddha. And the name should say it all. He's big, lazy, loud, and loving. He's our hound-mutt mix who thinks he is the protctor of his mommy and, yet, is always down for a good belly rub. Maya on the other hand, she would rather you throw something for her to chase, save the belly rubs for after she's done a few laps. We got her whilst at the new house and have been amazed at how quickly she has become a part of the family. With both of the dogs, we have everything you could want in some big ole' mutts.