Lisa Fine and her fiancé Josh Valinsky are using theirtax refunds to get a dog.
The couple fell in love with Tibetan terriers during a trip to the Westminster Dog Show in New York.
"When we both found out we were getting refunds that was kind of the extra push," Fine said. "We decided we have the extra money, let's get a dog."
Sothe Vermont residents used part of their $2,500 in combined refund money to put a deposit down for a Tibetan terrier puppy from a Connecticut breeder. The refund will also cover immunizations and supplies for the new puppy, which they expect to bring home in May or June.