Meet the Stars of Our Five Dogs

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RONI

I’m a 13-year-old puppy who loves nothing more than being the center of attention.  I was at a shelter for two years of my young adult life, and my mom fell in love with me the first time she saw me there (she has a soft spot for hound dogs).  Good thing I have such a sweet face, though, because my favorite hobby is doing things I know better not to do!

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I’m a 13-year-old vocal gal.  My mom got suckered into adopting me when I was a patient of hers when she was a veterinary technician at a low-cost spay/neuter clinic. I was supposed to be returned to the shelter the next day, but she couldn’t imagine my gentle face back in the shelter.  Thank goodness, because I had already been there over 2 years!  I repay her kindness with my vocal barks at any object that startles me, such as a leaf blowing in the wind.

 

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Hi! Hi! Hi!  I’m a 13-year-old rowdy boy.  My mom adopted me from a shelter when I was 12 weeks old, after driving 8 hours to get me when hearing about my sad start.  All I remember is protecting my brother on the side of the road after he was killed by a car.  I was carefully guarding him, and when the person tried to pick up my brother, I bit the person.  Then I was labeled as vicious! Could you imagine that label at just 12 weeks old?  My mom knew better and took me home.  I’m the only one of us that she’s had from puppy-hood, and that’s why I don’t listen.  I pretty much do what I want, because I’m the baby!

 

DORA
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I’m the youngest, at 2-years-old. My mom decided it was time to get a younger dog for my two human sisters to play with, and I’ve been with my new family for almost a year.   I am so thankful to have a family that loves me, and I can’t believe I even get to live inside!  My siblings may not remember the shelter life, but I do, and I can’t help but always show my gratitude. My family says I’m perfect, but I think THEY are the ones that are perfect.  I love them all so much.   These other dogs may have forgot the shelter life, but I haven’t just yet.  Did I tell you that I love my family?

 

MUTTLEY

7DF7DB7C-96D3-46D5-BA93-CA14E8D80092Hi, I’m a 14-year-old old-timer, and I’m the reason this blog was started. My mom began searching for holistic answers when she couldn’t alleviate my anxiety with conventional medicines.  Since then, holistic medicine has become her passion! I am finally able to enjoy my senior years thanks to my mommy never giving up on getting me well.  Plus, you should see my dinners now! YUM-MY!