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When I was thinking about what to say about this adoption, a line from the Sound of Music kept coming into my mind — when the Lord closes a door, he opens a window somewhere (Sorry, I just had to say it). It fits this situation because this guy was in a home, but the original furry resident was not happy about having a new fur buddy and she made it very clear to everybody. So, we all decided it was in his best interest to come back to us. He came back one day and left the next for his new home with a couple that was so excited to meet him and couldn’t wait to take him home. We’re so happy for the couple and Doc!!
This couple recently lost their Greyhound and their sweet Saluki mix, Amina, has been lonely and needing a friend. They were looking for a retired racer and we introduced them to a few dogs with the hope that Amina would help them make a selection, but she was no help at all!! So, it was up to the couple to narrow the list down and they picked two dogs that they wanted to spend time with in the yard. Since one of the dogs was a particularly good schmooze artist, I don’t think any of us were surprised when they chose our handsome brindle boy, Savage who, thankfully, has been renamed Dax from the couple’s favorite TV show, Star Trek.
The next couple have been following 3 dogs from Oman and were trying to get one of the dogs directly from Oman, but they weren’t able to get the paperwork done in time to beat the July 14th deadline to bring in dogs from certain countries. They were able to find out where 2 of the dogs went, but lost track of the 3rd one until last week. Incredibly, the lady was being trained to do turnout and she saw a dog in the other turnout yard that she immediately recognized as the dog she had lost track of. The couple quickly filled out their adoption application, had their home visit and made an appointment to come meet and, hopefully, adopt that specific dog. Happily, everything went according to plan & everybody got along so Snoopy headed home with his new family!!