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#1 truman

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 01:12 PM

Got a call today for a pure bred Cocker Spaniel surrendered by a family not more than an hour before I got to the shelter.

His name WAS Bailey (NOW Oliver). He's 1 years old, buff and white, knows sit, stay, roll over. He's neutered and looks and smells fresh out of the showroom. They offered for me to foster, but it's a done deal and they are bringing the contract over on Tuesday. I left the shelter with Oliver at 3:15, the time Truman passed a week ago today. When I got home, the vet had left a message she was bringing Tru's ashes over tonight. That little sweetie Tru is working overtime for me up there!

Oliver and Mia get along great, although he's a little rough and tumble baby. :) Mia's trying to keep up.


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Posted 02 March 2008 - 01:55 PM

Linda,
I am so, SO happy for you :rolleyes: ... you sound like a perfect match

The timing IS impeccable, so I have absolutely no doubt that tru had paw in your being united with Oliver... What a great spirit, your tru "has"!

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 02:44 PM

Linda,
That's wonderful that you got another cocker spaniel! I'm very happy for you. It's also nice that the dog is trained and knows some tricks. Maybe I missed something, but is Mia another cocker spaniel?

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 03:05 PM

Tru that is great!!!! I love cocker spaniels, I haven't had one since I was young girl his name was Hercules. I have four doggies, 2 boxers, 1 collie/lab mix and 1 chiuahua mix. Well I'm glad you found another oine. Take care, sam
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Posted 02 March 2008 - 03:21 PM

Hey Linda

That is great news, I'm so glad Oliver found his way just to be with you!
Sending good wishes your way!

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 06:08 PM

Thank you all for your warm wishes. Oliver is such a doll. If he tries to sleep any closer to me, I'll be knocked out of bed. He stays by my side constantly, but seems to have an extreme interest in my mending foot. I gave him lots of toys to keep him occupied instead.

Sherion: Mia is also a Cocker Spaniel. I rescued her from abusive conditions created by a neighbor about four years ago. They kept her chained to a garage day and night, winter and summer. She ate off newspapers and drank out of a vase; slept on the concrete floor.

To this day, she's a little "skiddish" and has a constant respiratory problem from the elements. Snores like the dickens too, but such a kind and gentle little girl. She was never used to being in a home, and to this day she acts like a perfect guest and is in love with the feel of carpet, furniture, biscuit treats, etc.

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 09:56 PM

yay!! I'm glad that is going to work out with a new puppy!

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 05:25 AM

Linda I'm so happy for you! Congrats to you both! :) Emmi

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 07:21 AM

Oh Tru,

I am so happy for you. Sounds like a perfect match. I know he will never replace Truman, but it will sure help to heal your heart.
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Posted 03 March 2008 - 08:41 AM

Oh Tru!

I so happy to hear about your newest member of your family. He sounds perfect. I'm sure he was chosen especially for you by your Tru Blue from above.
Take care and stay warm,

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 03:35 PM

Linda,

So glad to hear that Oliver is adapting to his new home so well.

How wonderful of you to take over the love and care of Mia. She must really appreciate all you have done for her. I truly believe that animals know when they are loved and well cared for, especially when they have been abused.

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 03:31 AM

Linda,
Great news! I am so happy Oliver has come to find such a great new home and companion! Enjoy him. :)

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 05:10 AM

How sweet that you saved Oliver. My sister has three precious cockers. They are such cute and sweet dogs, but aren't they all!!! He is lucky to have such a caring mom. I love it when they follow me around everywhere. I have one that is currently resting on my lap and arm as I type, and one is above me, halfway on my head!
Oh, and one of my girlfriends just made them spa robes. Yes, spa robes. They are made of terry cloth and they tie at their tummys. My dogs hate clothes but they look so cute in them and they also were told by their vet they needed them in the winter...LOL.
Congrats on Ollie, Oliver, Oll Oll.
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Posted 05 March 2008 - 07:15 AM

Congratulations! There is no better love than that of a special pet. Especiallty one that has been rescued as they know how lucky they are and how truly loved they are. I am so happy for you!

Warm hugs.

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 06:37 PM

Congratulations on Oliver. Cockers are wonderful dogs. It sounds as if he is coming to a very happy home. I love the name - Oliver.

Cheri