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Bernard (yes, Bernard)

On Saturday, the day after we returned from being away for three weeks, a Sheltie named Bernard (can you imagine?) was relinquished to us. Barbara had been talking with Bernard’s “people” for almost a month, asking them to hang onto him until we got back into town.

The woman who had Bernard had recently acquired a [...]

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Lucky Dog

And here’s yet another from the recycledshelties mailing list:

Mary and her husband Jim had a dog named ‘Lucky.’ Lucky was a real character. Whenever Mary and Jim had company come for a weekend visit they would warn their friends to not leave their luggage open because Lucky would help himself to whatever struck his fancy. [...]

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Old dogs…

Here’s something else that recently came around on the recycledshelties mailing list:

ONE BY ONE …

Too old, too worn, too broken, no way.
Way past his time, he can’t run and play.
Then they shake their heads slowly and go on their way.

A little old man, arthritic and sore,
It seems I am not wanted anymore.
I once had a [...]

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I Rescued a Human Today

Here’s a lovely little story that got send ’round on the recycledshelties mailing list recently:

I rescued a human today.

Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels.

I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her. I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so [...]

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Back Online

Ummm…those of you who still care about this blog (bless you!) may have noticed that we’ve been terribly silent lately. Well, it’s been for a good reason. If only I could think of one

Seriously, Barbara and I desperately needed a break, what with her surgeries, all the rescues coming and going, the loss [...]