Well it was a whirlwind three weeks with Mel that ended with a hard decision, and a happy and lucky forever family. It was worth breaking all my “no puppy” rules. I did enjoy having that little peanut in the house! It was amazing to watch her grow, learn, and explore the world around her. I was able to socialize her with so many people and other dogs. I know she has a solid foundation to build off for the rest of her life.
Lets go back in time, one week ago. I was babysitting Skylar while her moms went on vacation. Skylar was adopted through LCPO just about one year ago when she was a tiny love, right around Mel’s size. Skylar lives a wonderful life. She has great manners and is one of the most socially appropriate dogs I know! Leroy loved her polite, yet friendly disposition. Some of this can be attributed to the fact that she was in good hands since she was a puppy. But she also has the pleasure of being a “shop dog” at a local soap store. Her mom totes her into work where she behaves like an angel and greets the costumers with a friendly wag and some kisses. At night she goes home, happy and content from working the day away 🙂
I shared this video with Skylar’s mom and posted it on facebook. Amanda and Cheyanne watched this video together while sitting on the beach. Amanda said they loved it! They were smiling and laughing and crying and she said, “Is this our dog?”. Cheyanne was looking for a dog for quite some time… But she didn’t want to rush into anything. The right fit is important! But after watching this video, they decided that their dog had actually found them ❤
This is actually the moment that sealed the deal for me. There were three amazing families that wanted to adopt Marshmallow. While I knew Skylar and Amanda, I still was torn. Each of the families were great and would love and care for Mel for the rest of her life. But which was the best fit for Marshmallow? Well, it’s safe to say that this picture put my heart at ease. Marshmallow was already quite content with her new sister. Playing or cuddling; they were a happy bonded pair.
So Happy Adoption, Marshmallow. Enjoy your new family and your sister, Skylar. You deserve the best and they will give that to you. Grow up to be confident and happy. Learn good manners from Skylar. Practice training with your moms. Give them lots of kisses. Meet as many people ad you can. Be proud when your moms say, “This is Ryan. She is a pit bull, and we saved her life.” ❤