July 09, 2009

Doggie Welcome

My girlfriend, Rebecca, absolutely LOVES animals and she is such a softie when it comes to any of them even if they aren’t smart or pretty! Her little Shit-zu is adorably funny looking, not too bright and mostly blind, he is so cute and we both love him to bits. Her other dog is also sweet but not quite so unusual! She just told me the sweetest story about her neighbour. Apparently she loves dogs, buying treats for all the neighbour dogs and was dying to dog welcome have one of her own. Why she didn’t just buy or adopt one wasn’t part of the story! So she finds a beautiful, older Golden Retriever who is apparently lost and not only takes her in but takes her to the vet, tries to find the owner and treats her like a queen. The Humane Society finds the owners 6 days later and a woman and her 15 year old son come to get the dog. There is a lot of crying from the boy and the temporary ‘mom’, the ‘original mom’ didn’t really get how a stranger could become so attached to a dog in such a short time! The lady explained how she had bought treats, food, bowls, a leash, a bed and spent a ton at the vet. The family took the dog home but called back later, offering her the dog. Apparently the dog has arthritis and she was going to be put down later that summer because they couldn’t afford the vet bills! The boy is very attached to the dog but felt it would be better for her to live a couple more years even if it wasn’t with them! Isn’t that amazingly mature and sooo sweet! so after telling me this story, how could I not offer to make a card for Rebecca to give to her neighbour. There isn’t much to tell about how it’s made, you can see all the details. If you have any questions, fee free and email me!

Enjoy, Rebecca

RECIPE
Stamps:
Dog Lover-See-Dees, Right at Home-SU!
Ink: night of navy, ruby red-SU!, Memento brown
Paper: not quite navy, CS-SU!, white CS-Taylored Expressions 
Accessories: twill tape, fire hydrant charm-stash, Labels 4 Nesties, Copics YR20, Y00, E33, E35, Ranger Inkssentials white gel pen (eye accent)

4 comments:

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This is so cute!!! Beautifully coloured and love the paw print twill and the fire hydrant charm!!

Yvette said...

This is the sweetest card!...and story! That sure is one lucky dog.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

LOVED the ribbon, hydrant charm, and the story too!

Cassie said...

what a sweet story! i love your card - beautiful coloring! that puppy is too cute!