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We Did It! Two Sweet Seniors Have Joined Our Family


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This is one of those situations that just fell into place. DH and I had said that if a situation arose that 2 hounds needed a home together we would consider them. Rewind to 2 weeks ago....chatting with Petra (Little White Monster's momma :) ), she tells me that Nittany Greyhounds was getting in two senior girls being returned due to no fault of their own. Well, the wheels began to turn, talked to DH about them, he agreed to meet them. I filled out application. Meet the girls last Saturday and there was no doubt in my mind they were to come home with us. Toni at Nittany was wonderful.

 

So, about the girls: Mitsie, age 9 is a white girl with brindle around her ears and some ticking. This girl is gonna be a hoot!!!! Tons of personality, affectionate and loves to play. Oh, did I mention she is a barker!!! I think she will be the yard police as well as the people police.

 

Maisie, age 10 is a sweet one eyed brindle gril who will tell you what she wants when she wants it!!! She is smitten with hubby, he is loving it. She is more reserved but once comfortable warms up to you. Oh, yes, she is a barker as well...

 

We are working on stairs but everything else is down pat since they were already acclamated to a home. Mitise is bonded with Maisie and will look to see where she is or go over and nudge her for reassuarnce.

 

It is fun to watch and very interesting having a pair hounds that will share the same bed and play with one another. I thought I would have such guilt bringing hounds home so soon after Marx's passing (Sept. 2012), but it's a different feeling, a feeling of peace.

 

ok, enough rambling, we are elated to have them and feel as though they have always been here. Welcome home sweet girls :)

 

Mitsie is the white girl age 9 and Maisie is the brindle age 10

 

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Praying for all the missing greys!

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Congratulations! Something tells me the stories are going to be hilarious.

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Camp Broodie. The current home of Mark Kay Mark Jack and LaVida I've Got Life.  Always missing my boy Rocket Hi Noon Rocket,  Allie  Phoenix Dynamite, Kate Miss Kate, Starz Under Da Starz, Petunia MW Neptunia and Diva Astar Dashindiva 

 

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Oh, Karen, I'm so happy for you! Those girls will really help you come to terms with your loss, and they are gorgeous!

 

Maisie reminds me so much of Renie. She was a barker too (and the 'everything' police in this house), but she was our 'Princess' and a very, very sweet girl - and just exactly the same type of brindle with a black nose. Mitsie is just really pretty, and it's wonderful that they love each other so much!

 

Congratulations! :)

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Congrats! Such fun. Seniors are great.

Early last year I took in two eleven year old returns. Meeka had had kidney disease for years, but still made it to one month before she would have turned twelve. She was happy and active to the end. Bubba turned thirteen in October. He has slowed down, but is still a love. He enjoys hanging out in the yard and sometimes chases Mickey for several feet. At times I have caught him running by himself...not fast, not far, but having fun!

Enjoy them!

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:yay They Are Gorgeous! Congratulations! This is the joy I felt when I brought LadyBug and her brother Zeke-aroni home, they were 9. Love that you opened your hearts and home to these sweet seniors. Merry Christmas girls. :bighug

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Angels: Pal :heart. Segugio. Sorella (TPGIT). LadyBug. Zeke-aroni. MiMi Sizzle Pants. Gracie. Seamie :heart:brokenheart. (Foster)Sweet. Andy. PaddyALVIN!Mayhem. Bosco. Bruno. Dottie B. Trevor Double-Heart. Bea. Cletus, KLTO. Aiden.

:paw Upon reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs.

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How wonderful! I, too, an a senior convert! I saw that those two went to Baltimore! Congrats!

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Cindy with Miss Fancypants, Paris Bueller, Zeke, and Angus 
Dante (Dg's Boyd), Zoe (In a While), Brady (Devilish Effect), Goose (BG Shotgun), Maverick (BG ShoMe), Maggie (All Trades Jax), Sherman (LNB Herman Bad) and Indy (BYB whippet) forever in my heart
The flame that burns the brightest, burns the fastest and leaves the biggest shadow

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Wonderful news! Congrats all around! Welcome home girls. :confetti

Cynthia, & Cristiano, galgo
Always in my heart: Frostman
Newdawn Frost, Keno Jet Action & Chloe (NGA racing name unknown), Irys (galgo), Hannah (weim), Cruz (galgo), & Carly CW Your Charming

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"It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life, gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are." -- Unknown

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Gosh, what pretty girls! Congratulations!

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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Congratuations on your two new girls! You are wonderful to take in a pair of bonded seniors, and I am sure that they will pay you back tenfold!

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Laura, mom to Luna (Boc's Duchess) and Nova (Atascocita Venus).
Forever in my heart, Phantom (Tequila Nights) and Zippy (Iruska Monte).

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I'm so happy that you were willing and able to keep these sweet girls together and give them such a wonderful, loving home!

Thank you~

 

We adopted "Jax" fka Schooner from Nittany just two weeks ago :)

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