|12-03-2012, 01:15 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Hi, I'm Vicki, and I adopted a rescue dog, Houston, on Saturday. The Senior Doberman Project
Houston is our 3rd senior rescue Doberman, and 7th Doberman. We always have 2 dogs at a time so they have companions.
Houston is at least 10. Our other dog, Coya, is from Chile. He is our one and only Labrador. He was a gift from one of our former exchange students when we lost one of our Dobies. We've had Coya for 12 years, and lost our last Doberman, Lucky, just a month ago. Coya has lost 10 lbs, and has been absolutely miserable. He cried so hard he gave himself hiccups, poor guy. He's in love with Houston, and they're getting along great.
Houston came from a horrible hoarding situation in New York in July. We're the poor guy's 5th home in 5 months. We're his forever home, though. My husband and I are in our early 50's, no kids, and live in a small town in Ohio.
Join Date: Dec 2012
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|12-03-2012, 01:40 PM||#2 (permalink)|
Owned by Dobes since 1975
Hello and Welcome to Doberman Talk!!
Bless you for being a forever home for senior dobes in need!!
Hugz to you and yours!
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|12-03-2012, 01:41 PM||#3 (permalink)|
Location: Ottawa, ON
Dogs Name: Rowan
Dogs Age: 21 monthsGallery Pics: 0
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Awesome of you for taking him in! And welcome to DT! We need pics!
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|12-03-2012, 01:53 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Dogs Name: Trooper. (Eddie, Amber & Homer all RIP)
Titles: Trouble, sock thief, PITA
Dogs Age: 15-3-11 (Eddie 1999-2009, Amber 1997-2011, Homer 2005-2012)Gallery Pics: 0
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Hi & welcome.
I love that you're rescuing seniors, rescue's are the best & so are seniors.
I agree with the request for some pics.
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|12-03-2012, 01:59 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Location: Winter Park, Florida
Dogs Name: Dax, RIP Roxy (CGC, TD Inc.), Kyra, Tigger
Titles: AKC S.T.A.R. puppy
Dogs Age: Dax, born 12-19-14Gallery Pics: 0
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thank you for taking in this handsome senior
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|12-03-2012, 02:57 PM||#6 (permalink)|
joie de vivre
I'm sorry for the loss of Lucky. I'm sure Houston will help to heal your heart a bit over time.
Welcome to the forum.
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|12-03-2012, 03:11 PM||#7 (permalink)|
Location: Sacramento, CA
Dogs Name: Flirt Dobe; Gabby Havoc and Envy - Vizslas
Titles: Flirt, OA, NAJ, NF Gabby Ch JH NA OAJ NF NJP - Havoc, GCH, JH OA OAJ , Envy CH, JH, RN, CGC, TDI
Dogs Age: 7, 11, 5, 1.5Gallery Pics: 6
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Welcome!!! Houston sure is LUCKY!
Flirt, ADAMAS All the Girls Do It, OA, NAJ, NF, CL2-F, CL2-H
Gabby, Ch Gold Run's Token of Rumor, JH, NA, OAJ, NF, NJP, CL2,CL3-H, CL3-F Vizsla
Havoc, BISS GCh HRQ Guess Who's In Trouble, JH, OA, OAJ, CL2-H, CL2-S, CL2-F Vizsla, National AOM winner
Envy, Ch Kizmar's Bailey HotShot of Adara, Vizsla, JH, RN, CGC, TDI National AOM winner
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|12-03-2012, 03:13 PM||#8 (permalink)|
sweep the leg
Location: San Antonio, TX
Dogs Name: Sunking's An Affair to Remember "Rémy"
Dogs Age: Born April 17, 2012 (Tax Day, perfect for a Doberman!)Gallery Pics: 0
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So happy you have joined DT!
Yours will be a fantastic perspective to have - that of a rescuer dedicated to seniors. I hope you stay and are active as it will be good to hear your experiences.
I am very sorry for your loss of Lucky, but am happy you were able to open your heart to another boy - Houston. Can't wait to see pics!!!
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|12-03-2012, 04:18 PM||#9 (permalink)|
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Dogs Name: Stormy (Dobe rescue), Sydney(Breeder rehome)
Titles: ADD, FAT
Dogs Age: 12,7Gallery Pics: 0
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Thank you ! I bet Houston is a happy boy now.
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