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.
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ABOUT THE ZOOLATRY FAMILY
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