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My husband and daughter had been driving me crazy about adopting a dog from one of the local humane societies. I was NOT a dog person. Having an indoor dog did not appeal to me in any way. One day they saw a picture of "Tiger" on the internet. So they drove 45 minutes to the shelter to see him personally and it was instant love. Now to convince me. For 2 long excruciating days I heard begging and pleading, then my son joined in and I felt outnumbered. So...on the 3rd day we were at the shelter adopting what I thought was one ugly goofy extremely furry dog with a serious under bite. We named him Gribble. Gribble managed to not only worm his way into my heart, but soon became my "baby" and follows me everywhere. But the story doesn't end there...while at the humane society, we realized how many homeless animals are really out there. It was due to Gribble, that we started donating food, money and time to these poor unloved animals. We became friends with rescuers through networking and met some very amazing dedicated people. This is also how we became "foster parents" to an adorable dog whom we named Roxy. She came to us through a local animal rescue who was desperate to save her life. She was heartworm positive and scheduled to be euthanized. We agreed to take her in for a few weeks until a long term foster could be found. She's been with us almost a year, she's heartworm negative and still hoping to find a forever home. We're not in too much of a hurry though, she's become another member of our family.
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