I introduced Ellie, my son’s rescue dog last week. She’s a Brittany and Heeler mix who had been abused for years in Arizona. She was brought to Washington State through the kindness of a Brittany rescue group.
My son and his wife adopted Ellie, a Brittany, Heeler mix, through a rescue group a year ago. She seemed a great fit for their current pup, Roo, also a Heeler mix, who needed the interaction of another pet. But Ellie turned out not to be the young, high-energy dog the rescue group described.
We’ve added to our family! We rescued our new dog, Ellie, through the National Brittany Rescue & Adoption Network (NBRAN) in April. They used a network of amazing volunteers to transport her from her foster home in Colorado, to her new home here in Washington State. She’s an 18-month old Brittany/Cattle Dog mix and the perfect companion for her new brother, Roo.
We adore our dogs, but what we don’t love is the grooming bill. I’m not saying groomers don’t deserve their $50 per pup (plus tip), because they do. I’m just saying I can’t afford to get the girls groomed as often as they need to be.
Jewel is my very neurotic Pomeranian. She doesn’t like change – if she was a human, she’d be that old lady that yells at the neighborhood kids to quiet down and get off her yard. Still, I adore her and she’s been my constant companion since she was a pup and I could hold her in my palm.
He had a tumor on his bladder. We knew he would be leaving us but that doesn’t make it any easier to lose my beloved pet. Today we had to say good-bye to him. I still can’t believe it. I keep waiting to hear his nails on the floor. I don’t know how I’m going to be able to stop missing him. He was my protector, my confident, and my constant companion. I was so blessed to be his. To my sweet Boy, I remember the...