Yes, Parker looks terrified in this picture. But I was also holding up a piece of chicken sausage so that look in his eyes is more of a plead for food! :)
Terry and I had been keeping an eye out for another small dog to adopt so that Parker has someone to hang out with while we're gone all day at work. While we were looking, I came across a dog that was found in Eau Claire on the ECCHA's Lost Dog Facebook page. He had been found on Valentine's Day and looked terrified.
This made me nervous since I was worried about Parker getting hurt and on that same day...
Terry and I had come across a chihuahua/dachshund mix dog named Carmelita at the Clark County Humane Society. We applied for her right after chatting with the staff and volunteers at the Clark County Humane Society since her personality seemed to match Parker's perfectly (at this time, we were unsure what was going to happen to Bruiser).
|Carmelita's Picture on petfinder.com|
Bruiser was dropped off at our house on Thursday evening and on Friday afternoon, we drove to go pick up Carmelita in Neilsville!
|Picture taken by Clark County Humane Society|
Gentle Touch wants Bruiser to live with us for at least 3 weeks so that we get to know him and assure that he is ready for adoption. I'm not exaggerating when I say that this guy could go to his forever home today, if the home were the right match for him. He is AH-MAZING. Seriously, he's such a little ham.
We took him to Petsmart yesterday and he was on his best behavior. He blows me away every day with his awesome personality and loving heart. I can't believe anyone in this world thought this dog was a "liability" or "vicious"... He's the sweetest thing.
If you are even remotely interested in adopting Bruiser or any dog for that matter, DO IT! These dogs have been abandoned, forgotten about, or even worse... abused. These dogs will be forever loyal to you if you welcome them into your home. They are looking for nothing but your attention and love. Let me know if you want to meet Bruiser - he will win your heart over in just a beat!
These dogs have definitely put a little extra pep in my step! I ran 9 miles yesterday and was STILL excited to get home and take them all for a walk. It's so much fun to walk in the door and have 3 dogs go crazy to see you (even if you've only been gone for several minutes.. hehe).
A little shout out to my MAIN man, Terry, for being so amazing and supportive during this entire process. He has been so great with the pups and helps out with everything from walking, bathroom breaks, feeding, etc. B & C definitely understand Parker's (and my own) obsession with the guy ;) Thanks, babe!