Rusty

On Monday evening I had Scrappy over at Homeward Bound for a walk. I thought I spotted a dog I knew getting picked up from boarding. I was right … it was Rusty. I remembered that I wanted to take Rusty home the first time I saw him. Not just for his unique look although I admit he is beautiful. But he also has a soulful quality that drew me in. Turned out he was a timid guy that needed to build some confidence. It was clear from seeing him on Monday that his new family had been doing exactly…

Scrappy has visitors

Last weekend Scrappy had two visitors, Buddy and Yule. I’ve written about Yule a few times already. He’s Scrappy’s best friend. It’s gratifying to see them get excited when they spot each other approaching for a visit. Buddy had been with us once or twice before but Scrappy mostly gives him the cold shoulder. That’s okay because Buddy is still getting used to being around other dogs so just being around Scrappy for a few days is good for him. Buddy does quite well considering he was a backyard dog for the first 5 years of this life. He’s a…