Rescue is Not all Puppies and Unicorns Farting Rainbows

Sweet-Pea and her last meal.

This Labor Day was one of  the most exhausting ones that I can remember.  I ran the gambit from laughing, crying mourning, and laughing again.  I've helped a dog rescue group for the past few months. It's the group that we got our Katie from. When we got Katie, all I wanted was a dog. One dog. It turns out I found a whole lot more. For the most part, I just go along for the ride to the reservations and look pretty.  Sheri drives and I prattle on about nothing and everything. She tells me where we are going and what we are going to be doing. I might hold a dog or take a picture. She does the bulk of the work.  Today was going to be a long day. I had no clue how long.   We logged in over 200 miles rescuing dogs.  Dog Rescue was all puppies and happy adoption tales until today.  Today was not the usual Puppies and Unicorns farting rainbows kind of rescue day. Oh, no. It was to be much more than that. One of our stops was to pick up an older dog. We were told that this old dog needed … [Read more...]