"I adopted Mr. Bean a.k.a Prince (short for Princeton) the following week. That sassy little dog stole my heart! I moved back to Texas in 2008. Prince adjusted so well! We even added a few members to the pack. I rescued two more dogs. I was nervous about how Prince was going to react, but he's been a great big brother. Prince was 12 years old when I adopted him. He is now a little older and a little slower. It's always great to see his reaction when he takes one look at his leash. He absolutely loves his walks! He is the perfect companion and I love him dearly.
"I really want to thank SAVE for allowing me the opportunity to take care and love this wonderful dog. There are so many dogs out there in need of good homes. I can assure you that he has been taken care of and has been a wonderful addition to my family. He is a very happy dog and I am a VERY happy owner!! Thanks again SAVE!"
Then I found out why no one had adopted him. He was rough, strong and stubborn. He was also sweet, lovable and too cute to stay mad at. The next 3 months were tough. I was bruised from head to toe! We took obedience classes, walked for miles, ran around our large fenced in yard, but he still had energy to spare and I couldn't get him interested in games to play. He doesn't play ball! He used that extra energy to chew furniture, eye glasses, electrical cords, anything he could get; surf counters and tables; and test my patience. He's a year older now, trained in obedience, an AKC certified Canine Good Citizen & is loved by me, my family, friends and neighbors. We have now channeled that extra energy into agility training. He loves it! I've even built him some of his his own equipment so he can practice in our yard between classes. I'm amazed at what he can do, he's really good at it.
He still gets in trouble now then and is always crated when I'm not home. He has a very large crate in the family room & even naps in there on his own. You can't help but love him. I am so glad I gave him a chance. I've attached a current picture of him, in the yard on his very own teeter totter, he's awesome!
As we celebrate our one year anniversary I thank you so much for saving him and taking such good care of him. Thanks to Barbara & Ken for introducing me to him. He makes me laugh every day."
Here are some pictures of Scamp, formerly known as "Coco" whom we adopted from Save, December 2007. He is the funniest dog, always up to something! He loves his "big sister" Bootsie and she loves him. He is my "little joy boy" and he knows it. We thank all of you for allowing us to adopt him and we will continue to tell people to adopt before they buy a pet in a store.
Best wishes to all and we will be sending in a donation soon. Keep up the great work!"