4.01.2016

INTRODUCING DOUGIE DOG

 INTRODUCING DOUGIE DOG

He arrived as a house guest.  But unlike most house guests, at no point [thus far] did he pack-up his bags and leave.  Everyone in the family has fallen in love with him.  Right from the moment of arrival.  All 75-pounds of 18-month old puppy-him!  Each pound packed with enthusiasm and energy and each pound packed with a lot of love.  And love that just shines bright from those big brown eyes and that always wagging tail.

Glistening black fur.  Some dings-and-dangs here and there.  After all, he'd been abandoned as a youngster, found in an industrial dump near Philadelphia struggling and fighting to survive.  But beating the odds.  Then carted off to a kill shelter, three days to live.  Beat the odds, again!  Adopted and transported to Washington, DC, settling in with a Lab loving family amidst other Labs and cats and kids he was made whole and healthy and he was loved.

But the story doesn't end there.  That loving family are our friends and casual talk with them became more serious talk ~ would they allow him to be adopted?  Would they ever consider us as a new home for him?  And so, in time, he came for that weekend visit ... just as a house guest, remember? 

But he is still here.  We think here he will stay.  Is he a lucky dog?  No.  We are the lucky ones.     

To read more about Dougie Dog, and to see 
more photos, please visit with him at the
Blogville Welcome Wagon,


We have also updated
The Zoolatry Girls page to 
ABOUT THE ZOOLATRY FAMILY
with new and current information
and photographs.  To read or view,



52 comments:

  1. DOUGIE DOG is very lucky and we are very happy for all of you. Welcome to Zoolatry DOUGIE DOG!

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  2. You are right where you're supposed to be handsome Dougie, welcome home!!!

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  3. That is great that you all have a nice doggie. He is a handsome boy.

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  4. Oh, we're so happy for Dougie Dog and you! What a handsome boy, and he's so lucky to have you.

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  5. Welcome to your new home Dougie Dog!

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  6. Welcome home, Dougie Doug! You've found a wonderful place to live.

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  7. Welcome Dougie Doug! You've found a wonderful forever home!!

    The Florida Furkids

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  8. What a wonderful rescue. Thank you for doing that.
    Welcome home, Dougie dog!

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  9. Dougie Dog is very cute! Welcome!

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  10. Welcomes Dougie dog wee is so pleesed youo has a wondyfuls new famly, yoo cood not wants fur a better famly xxxxxx Da K Krew xxxxx

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  11. You're not April Fooling us by introducing Dougie on April Fools' Day? :)

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  12. We just came over from the Welcome Wagon to say Hi to Dougie Dog.
    Wow he is one handsome (and lucky) fellow.
    Great to meet you pal.
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie.

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  13. Welcome to your new home, Dougie! You are very handsome!

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  14. Welcome! I am glad you have a loving forever home now.

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  15. Welcome to Blogville Dougie! You sure look happy in your new home (not that you were sad in your previous home either though).

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  16. OMD OMD OMD WELCOME TO BLOGVILLE, DOUGIE !!!! We are THRILLED to meet you and very happy to have you HERE with US and In a wonderful LOVING Home. You are SAFE Now and THAT is OUTSTANDING. You are a LUCKY BOY.. and your new Family is lucky to have you. CONGRATULATIONS to ALL OF YOU!!!

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  17. Welcome to a wonderful home, Dougie!!! We expect to see lots more of you here - and watch out, you never know what that ZH lady will do with your photos:)

    Woos - Ciara and Lightning

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  18. We are so happy for you sweet Dougie that you are now with a loving family and a forever home. Welcome to Blogville. Hugs and nose kisses

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  19. Welcome Dougie! Looks like you've found yourself a great place to live (again!)...enjoy yourself big guy!

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  20. What a handsome doggie you are! We adore Labs of all shapes and sizes! And yes, you are all so lucky to have him in your home! Welcome home Dougie!! Enjoy the life ahead of you!

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  21. Wow! Welcome, Dougie! We think you've ended up in an amazing home!

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  22. Welcome to Blogville, Dougie! We can't wait to hear more of your daily adventures!

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  23. Dougie is a gorgeous boy and you can see his loving soul in those expressive eyes!...What a precious gift he is for your family and such happy news he has your wonderful family to call his own...Congratulations to all of you!...Happy weekend ahead, dear friends...xoxo...J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

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  24. He is a handsome boy! Congratulations Dougie on your forever home!

    All of us at Forty Paws and Maw

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  25. We're all happy for you and for Dougie. He sounds like a great addition to the family.

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  26. WELCOME...WELCOME..WELCOME! I am just so hap-pee to meet you. I know we'll be great furiends if you like WEENIE dogs! :)

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  27. Oh, you can just see his sweet personality shining out of those bright intelligent eyes. Congratulations to all!
    xxoo

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  28. Welcome to Blogville Dougie, you are a beauty!
    Dip and Elliot x

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  29. What a smart looking fellow, too. He's like the guests I have read about in books about Russian country houses in the old days: they come for a visit, stay and stay and stay, and become one of the family. I think everyone in that household is a lucky dog!

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  30. Dougie you are one lucky and handsome and fun loving K9....welcome to cyber world and to the first day of the rest of your life.
    Hugs madi and mom

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  31. a most happee gotcha day :) two ewe doug aka bob ~~~~~ we iz buzzed happee that yur gonna stay :) rite wear yur at.....we iz sorree bout yur past dawg yearz..... but we noe wear yur at like rite now, iz wear yur spozed ta bee :)... { catz iz sigh kick like that !!! ♥♥♥

    heerz two a biscuit filled week oh end.....WELCOME ~~~~~ ♥♥♥

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  32. HEY THERE!!! Welcome Dougie! OMD, you have had quite a go of it, butts lookie at you nows! I am so happy that you found your furever home!!! You hit the big time fursure!!! I can't waits to see all of your mischief....hehehe
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  33. Welcome Dougie Dog ! You look like a nice dog ! Purrs

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  34. WELCOME. Handsome guy. You know we love dogs. Had you met our Kenzie yet?
    We need you to update our header and blog...got time? Please let me know! ❤

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  35. What a handsome fellow you are Dougie! Welcome to blogville!!!!
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  36. So nice to meet you Dougie :)
    You are mighty good looking and cute ;)
    We look forward to watching you grow and seeing you at play.
    Welcome to the blogosphere!

    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

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  37. Dougie melted my heart with that very first photo. What a lucky dog he is, after all he's been through to land with your family. Welcome, Dougie!

    I love your new header!!!

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  38. Oh Dougie Dog - here u iz in your new home - one of the bestest in all of the world.
    WELCOME TUE BLOGVILLE!
    Lady Shasta'n Angel Lord Shiloh of Beaglebratz Manor

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  39. Welcome, Dougie! You look like a wonderful dog. Your sweet eyes and nose tell it all.

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  40. Dougie!! Welcome to Blogville, dude!! You'll love it here! I look forward to getting to know you better!

    -Otto

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  41. Welcome to your wonderful, new home and family, Dougie! You are one lucky boy! We , Mitalee, Esme, Duffy, Malou, Levon and Wilhelmina all happily welcome you to Blogville. You clearly are a handsome , lovable addition and we look forward to learning more about you :)

    the critters in the cottage xo

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  42. Hi!! Welcome to Blogville! Come by and say hello sometime. We post about the pugs and a whole bunch of other things, lol! xxxooo

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  43. Welcome to Blogville Dougie!!!! Looks like you found a wonderful furr-ever home!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  44. Welcome Dougie. I don;t think you can find a more loving place to call home. I am looking forward to seeing more and more of you, new furriend.

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  45. What a nice, uplifting adoption story - and we're sure you will adopt him. Such a cutie. M misses having a doggie around, although they are work. Congratulations!

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  46. When Cody told me about Dougie Dog I just HAD to stop by! At first I thought it was an April Fools joke but I am thrilled to see that it isn't! Welcome Dougie!!!!!!!! Cody said I could comment today cause I am a woofie! Barks and licks and love, Dakota DakotasDen

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  47. Zoolatry has been included in our A Sunday Drive for this week. Be assured that we hope this helps to point even more new visitors in your direction.

    http://asthecrackerheadcrumbles.blogspot.com/2016/04/a-sunday-drive.html

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  48. Hooray for Dougie and all of you! We think you're all incredibly lucky! :)

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  49. Congratulations on your new addition! We would say you are all very lucky!

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