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Sunday, February 03, 2008

Our Own Puppy Bowl

This weekend the Giants made Super Bowl magic and puppies made Puppy Bowl magic. But on Friday night and Saturday morning, we had our very own Puppy Bowl magic.

A few weeks ago, C found a Beagle/Shephard mix in a high-kill shelter in Georgia. A friend said she would adopt little Mary if no other adopters were found. Soon Mary was renamed Pandora, aka Pandy, and was on her way to Project Zero in South Carolina for a week. Then a transport took Pandy to a short term foster in southeastern Pennsylvania.

On Friday night, Pandy was transferred to me at my office and home we went. Unfortunately the weather was miserable on Friday so Pandy could not meet Tinker and Virginia outside. So inside we went and it wasn't long before Pandy became Pandemonium.

Endless puppy energy, chewing on everything she could get her teeth on and into, including our hands. Tinker was instantly in love. After dinner, he and Pandy wrestled for 2 hours straight. Finally, we put Pandy in her crate so wethey could get some rest. Virginia, meanwhile, was in no way, shape, or form happy to have a ball of energy bouncing around her.

Pandy slept through the night, without incident. The next day she wanted to wrestle Tinker again, but Tink, who will be 8 in a little over a week, just wanted to rest up. Pandy tried to entice Virginia, but after a small skirmish (the 2 girls barking in each other's faces), it was no dice. So Pandy just amused herself- rolling, biting, romping, rollicking until her new Mommy came to pick her up (needless to say it was love at first sight).

We waved bye-bye to Pandy and things went back to normal...after a very long nap.

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Blogger Irene said...

I just wanted to tell you how encouraged I was by Tink's story. My own dog, Dodger, just had surgery yesterday for IVDD and my story seems to resemble yours (going to three different vets before finally getting an honest answer). Yesterday was truly a day to remember, especially with the intense emotional ups and downs. I can only pray that Dodger will have a remarkable recover, like Tink. Thank you so much for your story.

February 27, 2008 at 1:33:00 PM EST  
Blogger Tinker's Dad said...

Hi Irene. We hope your boy is doing very well. Thanks so much for the kind words!

Be sure to drop us an email or sign the guestbook with an update on Dodger's condition!

March 3, 2008 at 3:49:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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November 11, 2008 at 4:51:00 PM EST  

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