THINGS WE'VE SAID TO TRY AND GET MY MOM TO AGREE TO LET US ADOPT ANOTHER DOG

Family dog/best dog to ever walk the planet (Remy) died in May. My dad "is not emotionally ready" for another and my mom "doesn't want the mess." But I have four siblings on my side. Numbers alone point to us winning.
  1. Sasha!!
  2. Smokie!!
  3. Still Smokie
  4. Stilllllll smokie (he is on a euthanasia list so we were pushing hard)
  5. Socks!!
  6. Casper!! (Erin makes zero sense but I appreciated the effort)
  7. Unnamed puppy!!
  8. Diego!!
  9. Sanford!!
    We have an ongoing love affair with this dog
  10. Trying to convince my mom to agree to Sanford
  11. Really obsessed with Sanford
  12. Still obsessed with Sanford
  13. When we added our dad to the group chat to try and get him to agree to a dog
  14. Candidates are as follows::
  15. Luna
  16. Sanford
  17. "This little fucker"
  18. The problem with small dogs
  19. When goose won't respond about the dogs
  20. Marykate is aggressive as usual