of Ferret Rock
Join Date: Oct 2008
Dogs Name: Delta
Dogs Age: 7
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My BYB dog
Lessee, she was born probably around here in Alabama somewhere. Lived an okay-enough life in that she was not likely abused or actively mistreated. Possibly ignored and certainly not trained.
Then someone got tired of her once she wasn't little and cute, or realized a full grown untrained doberman was a handful, or got tired of the male dogs coming round once she went into heat - whatever the reason - and dumped her at a rural high-kill shelter. Whether they knew she was pregnant or not, I have no idea. The shelter didn't know.
Some random person perusing petfinder comes across her ad and asks the shelter how long they normally keep dogs before having to euthanize, as said random person is looking into getting a dog but wants to finish her fence first.
Shelter responds "we try to give them a week"
Random person replies "I'll be there Saturday. If she gets along with the ferrets, I'll take her. "
2 sniffs at the ferret carrier and this BYB dog was more interested in getting petting from this random new person than the furry things on the other side of the plastic.
"Perfect," says I.
$75 adoption fee and a promise to spay and that's how I got my BYB dog.
"Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain." ~ Friedrich Schiller, as translated by Isaac Asimov