Yeah I feel like you do Erin. I mean all the fighting with the ribbons and "for the cure"....seriously breast cancer is awful and needs prevention/cures. But so do all other forms of cancer.
Suja, that is good to know about shelties. I will try to remember that. I knew two as a kid growing up but don't recall if they were yappy or not. I personally don't really care but barking drives DH crazy and Cosmo is awful about that. We have been working on that with her...learning quiet. Throwing in Molly didn't help....gives her a good reason to bark. I think Cosmo just likes the sound of her own voice....and just has to get in that last ruff.
Kate, a dog that has manners shouldn't be jumping up on you. Definitely something you can train a dog not to do. Cosmo definitely doesn't do it and eventually Molly will not either. Even though they are smaller, it's still not polite or nice.