Wednesday, July 27, 2011

ADOPTED: Jack's 8 Months of Yeses and Nos

Jack's first day with us
No, said Jack's former owners in West Virginia. We don't want him.

Yes, said the shelter. We will take him.

No, said the shelter. We don't have room for him anymore. We must euthanize him.

Yes, said the rescue. We have a foster home who will take Jack.

Yes, said Jack's first adopters. We'd like to take him home.

No, said Jack's first adopters. We can't keep him.

Yes, said his fosters. We will take him back.

No, said his fosters. We can't keep him any more. He needs more exercise and is acting out.

Yes, said his new foster. I will take him.

Yes, said his new adopters. We know he has issues, but we've trained Border Collies before. We will work with him and even do agility training. We will take him home.


  1. now that is a beautiful story of why rescue works.

    p.s. i nominated you for a versatile blogger award :)

  2. Hey I nominated you for the versatile blogger award too! Extra incentive to take up this great challenge :) Keep up the great work.