I was referring to your intellectual penis. Which is quite robust.
Jolie is creeping up on me.
I have to agree with much of what has been said here. I have a large dog, and I feel okay leaving her with my family for maybe a day or two but that is a huge burden on your friends/relatives for an entire summer because, lets face it, if you don't have a dog its either because you dont like them, can't afford them, or can't spend the time on them. My family doesnt mind watching the dog for short periods of time, but after a few days it becomes a real hassle and people have to shape their lives around the animals thus, I would recommend a dog-walker - its cheaper than daycare and you can rest assured your dog will get the exercise they need daily. That way when you have to stay that extra hour at the office you won't be silently freaking out thinking about how much misery your dog is in not having been walked for 12 hours.