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The first day of the rest of her life...

Today was a really good day, and I'd like to share it with you.

I went to pick up an abandoned English Setter bitch that had been rescued Friday by a lady who couldn't keep her. I was supposed to pick her up (I was closer than anyone else in our unnoficial setter rescue mission) and evaluate the situation: physical and mental condition. Then tomorrow a friend should pick her up to go to a temporary family, until a suitable owner was found.

I found a very thin girl, with a damaged eye and a couple of skin injuries. I also found a beautiful girl with a good bone structure and mostly an amazing personality - very friendly with people and animals, got in my car next to my dogs as if they were long time friends!

I took a couple of friends with me, to help out in case she was scared of the car or any other complication. And .... something amazingly good happened. My friend and the little dog looked at each other and feel in love instantly!!!! After 5 minutes it was official: the girl had found a permanent loving home with long time dog owners (and sometimes petsitters to my girls).

She definetely needs to put on a lot of weight (15kgs) and her eye needs lots of care to try and recover it, but other than that she's perfect! And I get to keep a really close eye on her and see her everyday!

It was just amazing to have such a simple and happy ending to this story! I'm hopping I'll get to post some pictures of Pitanga, Romã and Adobe (her new name) very soon!

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Comment by Lois McCullough on January 31, 2013 at 7:49am

what a lovely story and a very happy one keep in touch with updates on her new life xx

Comment by Rhonda Fisher on January 31, 2013 at 10:58am

What a heart warming event to witness Teresa. Hugs to Adobe and her new family.

Comment by Astrid Landsaat on January 31, 2013 at 12:03pm

What a lovely story Theresa!

Comment by Anna Kazimierowicz on January 31, 2013 at 1:45pm

You lucky dog!

Comment by Lynn Spencer on January 31, 2013 at 3:26pm

Such a lovely story.  Can't wait to see pics. of her in her new forever home. 

Comment by Sharyn Latchford on January 31, 2013 at 8:39pm

Love happy endings....

Comment by Cornelia on February 1, 2013 at 12:19am

Very nice story - wishing her best of health and lots of joy at her new home!

Comment by Ellen Turberfield on February 1, 2013 at 4:32am

So nice that she found a home and with your friend, look forward to seeing some pictures (",)

Comment by Myra Thomas-Rhodes on February 2, 2013 at 8:43pm

Lovely, happy ending for Adobe - meant to be, bless her. :):):)

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