Coming up to Christmas, this is a worthy reminder that we need to be responsible when bringing home pets. Do your research, consider adopting a rescue, talk to the professionals, consider the long term commitment and implications of that, and maybe we’ll see fewer ‘Christmas presents’ abandoned and more pets welcomed as family members 🙂
It was a beautiful day today and I went down to the Foothills Animal Shelter to visit with the dogs. They need attention and socializing to ascertain they get good homes. Well, I am usually a good girl, but Scooter grabbed hold of me and wouldn’t let go – literally! This is his third home in two months. Someone just had to have a Bishon, so they got Scooter. Then, of course they got tired of him, so he went to the Bishon rescue where he was taken home by a family with small children. CRAAAAP – small dogs and small children do NOT mix. Small kids get too rough, and small dogs bite to protect themselves. So, Scooter ended up at the shelter.
He must have been terribly abused, he is very shy. And yes, he has already bitten me, but he will no doubt mellow out. My fault…
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