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Our new dog Sheba is home

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by kittykorat, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. kittykorat

    kittykorat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our new dog is from a rescue group in TN. She is an 18 month old Australian Shepherd mix.
    When we decided we were interested in adopting her they called to tell us there was a transport van with some other rescue dogs leaving on Thursday to arrive in MA on friday afternoon.

    We arrived to pick her up a few minutes before the van arrived. Poor thing was terrified... Probably from being stuck in a crate in a van for 24 hours, with assorted other crates and other dogs.

    We brought her home.
    She was scared and stood in the corner watching us for awhile.
    We offered her some treats and she started to come around.

    Couple hours and she is following Jeff and I around the house.

    I took her outside and she LOVED playing in the snow.
    She was bounding around. sticking her face in the snow, digging in the snow. Having a blast.
    here's some pics:
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    After that she warmed right up to us. She is quiet, and always following us. She knows her name. She is house trained. She's fitting in just great. The kids love her already, and she seems very gentle. [​IMG]
     
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Glad she is settling in. She is so beautiful!
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Beautiful dog & Great Pixs

    Imp
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    She is beautiful. [​IMG] So good of you to adopt her.
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    What a pretty girl she is!!! [​IMG] She will surely enjoy her new home, just look at her in all that snow!!! Cute! Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sandhills NC
    Congrats on bringing her home. [​IMG]
     
  7. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
    Georgia
    how fun. she is a beautiful dog. you are going to have the best friend in her.
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Reminds me of my sweet Belle. RIP [​IMG]
     
  9. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    What a pretty dog! Thank you for giving her the best Christmas present ever, a forever home.
    Just a thought, how about some SPF 15 for her nose, my blue merle Aussie, Sparkle, used to get sunburnt right where Sheba looks a little pink.
    I hope she turns out to be the best dog you all ever have!
     
  10. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She really is beautiful! Congrats!
     

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