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When Adopting a Rescue Dog Doesn’t Go As Planned

When Adopting a Rescue Dog Doesn't Go As Planned
In January we adopted Bernie. To say the last 8 months have been challenging and not what we expected would be an understatement.

 

We got Bernie from a very well known and reputable rescue shelter in the area. We were told he was around 2 years old, had no aggression issues, and that he was great with cats. When we went to meet him he seemed indifferent towards David and I, but he and Sophie, our 2 year old Peekapoo, instantly clicked. We even tested him with the shelter’s cats since we had 3 at home. He had no real reaction to them. Once we brought him home, and he started to get comfortable, it became clear we were going to have a few issues.

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Easy DIY Dog Treats

Yesterday I decided to make the animals treats from scratch. I’ve been wanting to make them treats for a while since Sophie is on a limited ingredient diet for allergies and I wanted to do something special for Bernie while he adjusts to our home. I realize he won’t know I actually made him treats, but doing something nice for him still felt good.

 

Easy DIY Dog Treats

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Meet Bernie

Meet Bernie

 

Meet Bernie, the newest member of our family. He is a ~2 year old Bichon Poodle mix with short little legs and a incredibly sweet personality. We brought him home from the shelter on Saturday, and I am happy to report that despite some understandable anxiety from all the change, he is adjusting very well to his new home!

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