I desperately want to get a puppy, but my better judgement quickly replies "Are you friggin' insane, Kirsten??" Let's be real....I don't have the space, money, or mommy skills right now. Not to worry, though...I found a fluffy and awesome alternative that doesn't shed (hopefully) and won't pee on our rug. It's the Mongolian lamb bench from Jonathan Adler. 'Atta boy.