My Rescue Dog Rescued Me

 

My rescue dog, rescued me.
 
2012 was a rough emotional rollercoaster for me, I was searching for 'love' in all the wrong places.
 
I needed pure, innocent, joyful love in my life.
 
Always had dogs in my life and I had my own 'empty nest' of sorts - so the search began.
 
I needed a companion.
 
Looked high and low, I knew the exact personality I wanted my search took MONTHS.
 
I needed someone else to worry about.
 
I talked to Aly at Analyze This about the rescue lab organization that she worked with.
 
Too far away.
 
I followed several groups, stalked their available pages, and visited local animal shelters for months.
 
I was adamant - I wanted a 'rescue.'
 
I wanted to help the overpopulation issue &I wanted a lab,
I wanted the personality and the intelligence.
 
 
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During a weekend trip to the Gulf Coast, my best friend's husband said,
 "Hey I know your wanting a lab, but what I about a lab/boxer mix?"
 
Me: "What does a lab/boxer mix even look like?"
 
Then he showed me a picture of her 9 week old face on his phone.
 
Me: "How much?"
 
Him: "Free to a good home, She's the last of the litter and they are itching to let her go or drop her off."
 
Me: "I'll go see as soon as I get back to Auburn!"
 
24 Hours later, I found myself in the middle of nowhere on this guys' land.
 
1 of 7 Puppies, 3 Died of Parvo
 
Last one in the litter, covered in flease d ticks
 
 
Without a crate, collar, or food - I left with her.
 
She rescued me.

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