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As many of you know Jonelle's sudden passing left a big hole in our hearts. She was such a presence in our lives and in this house. I didn't know when I would be ready to adopt again. Streak was not doing well and I was really worried about her. She missed having Jonelle around and she just seemed to age overnight. My husband and I decided to take her to the GFNC kennel to see how she would react. She just lit up. She had been to several events at the kennel before with Jonelle and usually just found a quiet spot to hang out. She was so excited to be there and ran with the other dogs. I knew she needed a friend sooner rather than later. Maybe a new dog would help my heart heal too. So, we decided to adopt Minnie. Racing name Exclusively Mine. We brought MInnie home on Friday and she is adjusting beautifully. You may not be able to tell from the pictures but she is a tiny little thing. Just over 50 lbs. She is a very friendly and loving. Streak is already getting back to her usual self. They don't interact that much yet...but one having the other around has seemed to help both of them. I know it has helped me. Jonelle is still on my mind so much but thinking back to when she needed a family has helped me realize Minnie needs one too. When someone asks me if MInnie is a rescue I'm going to tell them "Yes, she rescued us". Here are some pictures.MinnieonBed_zps8ee3a0de.jpg?t=1381849943

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Love that last picture! She looks like a firecracker!

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She is beautiful! Congrats!!! I am sure she will be a great heart-healer.

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What a cutie. I have a feeling that she is going to be running things there pretty quickly.

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Darned allergies. I love this. Minnie's coloring is the reverse of Streak! She's gorgeous, and I am so happy you all found each other :beatheart

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What a doll! Congrats to all on the rescue. Wishing you many many many years of happiness together!

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Congratulations!

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Carla, I am so happy for you and your family!!! :clap

Minnie is absolutely precious....that second picture of her is priceless--she looks like she'll be so much fun!

After Robin passed away, Toby was just kind of "blah" and not himself, and I really needed some happiness in my life.

Just because I was grieving did not mean that I couldn't open my home and heart to a hound that needed a family.

Everyone needs to do what they feel is right for them, but I was so happy adopting a few weeks after our loss.

Wishing you all many joy-filled years! :)

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:confetti Congratulations and welcome home, Minnie! I'd seen that little cutie on the GFNC website and she's even cuter than I thought! Let the healing begin. :heart

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Holly rescued us after Bee Wiseman died, so we can relate to that sentiment.

 

Congrats to you and to Minnie! :)

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Congratulations!

 

She's a cute little sprite. And she has a great name. :lol

 

ETA: My unplanned addition--Annie--has helped us a lot.

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Congrats. I was wondering who adopted this pretty girl when I saw she was adoption pending.

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