Dog Tired

This is how tired I am. Dog tired.

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But it’s the best kind of tired. This weekend, we put more than 200 bulbs in the ground and pots for spring –

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and planted a Redbud in honor of sweet BoBo.

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BoBo found his forever home with Rob of RobandDog

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and started him on his journey of rehabilitating those dogs most in need.

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Six pups went home including one-up/one-down Tessa with her new friend Ringo,

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And Barnaby who is being renamed “Barney” as in his new Dad’s favorite TV character, Barney Fife.

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Adding to the chaos was a visit from Santa!

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Each year he makes a special trip to Homeward Bound to take pictures with all the dogs who have been adopted –

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and those who wait.

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Because we don’t have a chimney in the senior sanctuary, and because some of the senior dogs can’t walk all that way to Santa – his elves were enlisted to lend a hand. Look … I can fly!

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All-in-all, it was an exhausting and perfect pre-Thanksgiving weekend reminding us to be thankful for the new families of our furry friends,

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and our family of devoted volunteers who make it happen.

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17 comments

  1. Oh, Audrey, your are not only a gifted writer, but your photography is amazing. Your entry for the weekend captured all of our feelings (both dogs and humans). Thank you for being a messager…

  2. Cindy Towne

    Awww, great post. Just warmed my heart and gave me a boost to start getting ready for the week. Get to see my granddaughters and grand dog.

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