As many of you know, I am a member of Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina. Last night I had the privilege of hanging out with one of our most experienced foster moms. She has five personal BT's and as of last night seven fosters. I've never seen someone able to calm a dog like Elaine. You would think with 12 dogs running around that the house would be in a state of chaos. Of course there was playing going on between the dogs but no fights, not much barking and all were well behaved. Even the two dogs that she picked up from high-kill shelters yesterday acted as if they had been in her home since pups. She's an amazing lady.
Below are pictures of some of the dogs that I got to play with last night. These are the faces of foster dogs. Some are old, some are sick, some have terminal health issues and need a loving home to live out their remaining days. All are perfect in their own little way.
Meet Aspen. An 8 year old male. He acts like he's 3 years old. I love Boston's with big heads and he has a whopper!
This is Waylon. He has the most awesome underbite!
Buster was found on a very busy street in Charlotte, NC. He's a muscular little boy with unique coloring.
Terri - the wild child! She is blind but that doesn't stop her from being the wildest one in the bunch. She is my personal favorite!
Miss Erica Kane - her life was saved yesterday. She was picked up from a high-kill shelter.
Norma Jean (named after the beautiful Marilyn Monroe). Norma is sweetie pie. She prefers to spend her days in someone's lap.
Heidi is an owner surrender. She has a terrible bacterial infection. The poor girl is itching like crazy and very uncomfortable. She is going to the vet today.
I am a member of the Aspire & Inspire Team. One of our challenges this week is write a blog each day.
Here is my first one for the week:
Last night my son had a holiday band concert at school. I rushed home after to work to change into something casual yet festive. I have two closets full of clothes. My dilemma was to find a pair of jeans that fit and then a cute sweater that was large enough to cover the roll of fat hanging over the top. I have at least 20 pairs of jeans and can only fit into two. Neither of which is loose.
I miss the days of opening my closet and having so many options that it was hard to decide what to wear. I can't wait until I have that problem again!!!
First I would like to thank you all so much for your prayers, well wishes and concern for my son, Michael.
Michael had a really good weekend. He only had minimal swelling in his joints and the rash around his neck was noticeably milder. We don't have the results back from the test for Fifth Disease and Lyme Disease. I'm expecting that today. I'm just happy that Lupus and Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis were ruled out.
Again, thank you all so much for your kindess and support!
This is my new 10 month old baby boy, Kenny. We adopted him last week from Boston Terrier Rescue of NC. I didn't want to post pictures until I knew that he would get along with Boris and Biscuit (Zig). He is a very sweet little boy who had quite a rough start in life. He was found in a box on the side of the road with his two sisters. They had mange and numerous parasites. He has been adopted twice and returned to the rescue group both times. I'm absolutely clueless as to why any one would return him. He is crate trained, house broken, plays well with other dogs and has a sweet temperament. He does snore like a grown man though!