Saturday, March 13, 2010


We went to the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue event this morning to see the dogs up for adoption! We haven't been in this house for a month yet, and we've only had the new gate up for a day. I didn't think this was happening so soon!

Look at that big eared cutie! We did some pre-KAR event research to see what animals would be there and instantly loved Sahara from the pictures and description. She's a 2-ish year old lab/ husky/ sharpei mix and she's just the sweetest!

I can't help but be nervous. I haven't had a dog since I lived at home 10 yrs ago. My BFF had a couple rottweilers living with us briefly, but they weren't mine. They also made me nervous. I remember when my son was a baby and he left me thinking that babies really are like puppies. They both do a lot of eating, sleeping, farting, and noise-making. I'm excited. And nervous.

Her foster parents say she's their favorite foster dog yet. I'd wonder if they say that to every potential new home for every animal, but the process to just get this dog is crazy. Soon we will be interviewed to see if we are the right family for Sahara. Then someone will come over and see where we live to make sure we aren't animal hoarders or something. Then a few more things that I can't remember. Eventually, a few hundred dollars later and we'll be dog owners!! I'm curious to see how she is at our house as opposed to the busy Petco environment this morning. That dog is strong! She dragged me sniffing her way around this store for a while. I sense a new dog-walking workout in my future...

1 comment:

Jennadesigns said...

Aw... it's like having another baby all over again! Just remember though, babies eventually get toilet trained... you'll always be cleaning up after this little guy! But damn, he's cute - little D. will love having a pet!