Does anyone remember my quest for another dog?

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MrsDeVere Sat 02-Feb-13 14:52:21

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TantrumsAndBalloons Sat 02-Feb-13 18:21:46

It's too much hard work. Honestly.
And ds1 best friend managed to hack the school twitter, Facebook and school website last week. He posted that it was the wrong week, non school uniform day, all exams were cancelled and school closing at 1pm every day.

FB privacy settings would be nothing compared to him grin

LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 18:43:20

Slummy which doggie did you get from Romania? I look at their page frequently on FB and actual website so I might remember - just being nosy! Great news for both of you - more pictures please... smile

Iamaslummymummy Sat 02-Feb-13 18:53:53

I am Mrs d. I've just put a pic on the main aaa page. We have adopted Apollo. Lovely black and white cross breed (some lab and some collie in there somewhere. Also has a lovely curly tail!

gymmummy64 Sat 02-Feb-13 19:03:42

Congratulations MrsDV, your doggy looks absolutely gorgeous! Looking forward to your updates!

Tantrums, that's hysterical shocking, did he get into huge trouble?

PacificDogwood Sat 02-Feb-13 19:07:57

<<joins Tantrums in the FB haterz club>>

Can someone link to the Romania adoption website, please? Who knew??
My DB actually brought his dog back from a holiday to Romania shock

TantrumsAndBalloons Sat 02-Feb-13 19:19:12

He was excluded gymmummy

No doubt he spent the 3 day exclusion hacking into MI5s website grin

BeerTricksPotter Sat 02-Feb-13 19:23:29

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onlyoneboot Sat 02-Feb-13 19:31:53

oo, she's gorgeous, very similar colouring to my rommy rescue. Have funsmile

Iamaslummymummy Sat 02-Feb-13 19:39:13

[[ http://www.actionaidforanimals.com action aid for animals]]

Iamaslummymummy Sat 02-Feb-13 19:39:43

try again

LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 19:39:56

Apollo and Cutey both look lovely - very good luck with everything grin LOL at the FB haterz but it is great for keeping in touch with friends! I just say no to all my daughter's friends who've asked and that's it...never understand why 13 y/o would want to be my friend anyway confused. Only let my daughter on condition I'd be her friend and be able to check her whenever I asked, she hardly goes on it now anyway.

LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 19:42:03

www.facebook.com/groups/actionaidforanimals/ and www.romaniaanimalaid.co.uk/ It's a bit confusing on the FB page 'cos loads of Romanian rescuers put up dogs/cats, asking for help to get them rehomed, but not all appear on the actual website (don't know quite why, think it's just because there's so many sad but FB is prob better for being up to date.

MrsDeVere Sat 02-Feb-13 19:51:28

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LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 20:07:10

Tantrums I hope your DS1's best friend has already sent his application form to MI5!!

LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 20:08:51

onlyoneboot what sort of dog is your Rommie? Big, small, old, young?

issey6cats Sat 02-Feb-13 20:14:14

OMG she is georgous mrs D the roumanian dogs all seem lovely and the rescues that bring them over here do a fantastic job

issey6cats Sat 02-Feb-13 20:15:25

ps wilma the cypriot chi cross i mentioned on the other thread has now got a permanent home to come to she flies over in april when her pups are old enough to be rehomed

PacificDogwood Sat 02-Feb-13 20:35:33

Thank you for the link, although having clicked on it has not helped my yearning... sad

onlyoneboot Sat 02-Feb-13 20:48:23

Lady I've put a photo on my profile. She's medium sized and GSD crossed with anyone's guess. I reckon a bit of husky, collie maybe?? She was 18 months when we adopted her from Any Dog'il Do in Edinburgh. She had been found as a tiny pup with a broken leg having been hit by a car and looked after in Romania before they brought her over. They've been brilliant with on going support when I've needed it. She's a sweetheart, very nervous at times but very playful too smile

permaquandry Sat 02-Feb-13 20:57:51

Mrsd, she looks absolutely gorgeous and so like my beautiful old boy. He was from a uk rescue but I aways thought he'd have an Eastern European accent if he could talk.

I want to cuddle her (obvs, after 10 a few baths).

Hope all goes well with the pickup, looking forward to hearing how delightful she is!

LadyTurmoil Sat 02-Feb-13 21:46:10

only She looks gorgeous, does have that "Rommie" look about her. Was it difficult to be confident you were making the right decision when you couldn't meet her beforehand - I look with longing at their website and really fell for a small lab cross, but (apart from bugger of a DH who doesn't like dogs sad) would find it difficult to know if it was THE dog just from a photo and short description... this question to all the new owners!

MrsDeVere Sat 02-Feb-13 22:00:32

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Toughasoldboots Sat 02-Feb-13 22:03:40

I am so pleased about this, love hearing about a genuine rescue dog. Can you put a photo on your profile when you get time for those of us that don't have Facebook?

onlyoneboot Sat 02-Feb-13 22:21:23

Leap of faith is about right, MrsD, I was just floating the idea around of getting a dog then saw Hope and fell for her. A bit heart over head, I must admit...But I saw loads of photos of her right from when she was first found and a video of her interacting with other dogs and people so I had a fair idea what to expect. It was still a bit nerve wracking. I did look at other local rescue's but it was hard to find a dog that was used to children and cats.

MrsDeVere Sat 02-Feb-13 22:33:36

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