I've been trolling Petfinder and Petango lately, tempting myself. Actually, a few weeks ago, the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri posted an older dog that I absolutely fell in love with, but she was already adopted when I called.
The Dog Daddy prefers adopting puppies and I really couldn't argue with that. After all, I'm a woman with perpetual puppy fever.
When I saw the Petfinder listing for this puppy, something in my heart told me: this is the one.
No photograph, but they said she was black, which was pretty much a requirement for me. And they said she was a Golden Retriever / Labrador Retriever mix. My heart dog, Lucy, was the same mix and, at least in my opinion, the closest thing to perfection.
So, on Friday off we went to Dogwood Animal Shelter to adopt this precious girl. One look and it was love at first sight.
Warning: You are going to get very tired of hearing about this pup.
Jeffie hasn't been quite sure of the new addition, but just Sunday morning Rudy discovered that she's FUN! Of course, my video camera would not turn on so I could capture Rudy and Rosie doing their play bows and their game of tag.
More photos soon. The really good news is that Rosie, at least so far, shows no indication of being Amish or in any Witness Protection Program!
Right now I have to work on my New Year's resolution: work less; play with pups more.