Monday, June 7, 2010

A man's soul can be judged by the way he treats his dog.
Charles Doran

Officially announcing the newest addition to our family, Winnie!

Relaxing in her new home.

I didn't want to jinx it so I didn't mention it earlier but we picked her up on Saturday from a local rescue. She is three years old and was rescued six months ago from a home that had her on a chain outside and starved her down to just 12 pounds.

(Her foster mom gave me the photos from when she received her so I'll post them sometime. A nice little "those people should rot in hell" reminder and a wonderful testament to the good work that animal shelters and rescues do everyday.)


Anyway, she's here and happy! We introduced her and Bella this evening and it really went well. Bella is quick enough to jump on the mantel or slip under the bed and Winnie has generally left her alone. Curious, but not entirely interested. When I get worried, Winnie looks at me as if to say, "Uh, she's just a cat!"

So I finally have a little dog of my own. What fun we will have!

Our first picture together when we picked her up.

8 comments:

Ashley (whole-ier) said...

congrats congrats! Dogs are the best thing in the world!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Congratulations to you and Winnie!!!! May you have many years of happiness together.

Our Ozzie was a rescue dog too, and he is just the sweetest boy. I think rescue dogs KNOW how lucky they are.

Casey said...

Oh my goodness! She is SO cute!! YAY for finally having a dog! :)

emily said...

awwww congrats! she is sooo cute! what a great addition to the fam!!

Beach Belle said...

Winnie is precious!! Congratulations on your newest addition and bless you for adopting a rescue dog. I've worked with rescues in the past and the work they do is amazing. I'm so glad that Winnie has found a loving, forever home with you!

Perfectly Pleasant said...

Winnie is just darling@ I hope you enjoy Winnie as much as we enjoy Fenway :)

Small Town Jen said...

Congratulations! She is very cute. I know you will give her a good home.

Kristen said...

Congratulations on your new family member! Dogs are so much fun!

 
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