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Success Stories "Chickin", "Waffles" and "Acorn"

Success Stories "Chickin", "Waffles" and "Acorn"

Laugh and cry when you read this happy, cute story told by Bonni, the amazing mom of Muttville trio, Chickin, Waffles and Acorn:

I was lucky enough to meet and rescue my lady loves, Chickin and Waffles over 4 years ago. These two beasts have lit up my life (and countless others lives). I certainly was not looking for another fur-end! However, sometimes a patient at my work (Mission Pet Hospital) grabs my heartstrings and plays my favorite song. That is how I met my dapper little Acorn. I assisted with his bladder stone surgery. He was so fearful of everyone and everything at MPH…everyone but me. I held him and snuggled him through his induction and recovery and was immediately enamored.

Acorn was “adopted” 2 or 3 times and returned. He has very severe chronic collapsing trachea and had had some urinary issues. The last time he was returned, I took this as a sign. I brought Chickin and Waffles down to Muttville’s compound (snug in their cross bay travel backpack) to meet their new roommate (well, possible new roommate). The three lil poms rousted around Muttville gloriously and I decided Acorn had to come back to Oakland to stay with us. That was almost 2 years ago. These three weirdos, senior pomeranians are my joy. we love and take care of each other. There is nothing better than coming home after a horrible day at work and having my three freaky beasts jump and roll over each other to snuggle me first.

Thanks Muttville, for giving these weirdo vintage pooches a second chance. I’m sending some happy photos!

love,

Bonni, Rob, Chickin,Waffles, and Acorn



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mariem3 | 07.30.14 | 1 comment

Success Story "Posey"

Success Story "Posey"

Thank you Ryan for sharing your love story with Posey:

I immediately fell for Posey right away when first meeting her, and when she first moved in with me and her big sister Bailey (another Muttville alum) she was a perfect fit right away – her playfulness and energy (and charming goofiness!) was a great complement to Bailey’s sincere, mature personality. The two girls built a strong bond during their several months together before Bailey’s unfortunate passing last year.

Since then, Posey and I have become settled together, and we’ve continued to strengthen our relationship and bond. We both look forward to all of our time together, whether it’s our daily walks and routines, weekend outings around SF and the Bay Area, or just each other’s company at home. The benefits definitely go both ways, as she is making me a better person and I couldn’t care for or love her more.

Thank you and your organization, including all of your supporters and volunteers, for all that you do every day to help and advocate for senior dogs. Your works makes a big difference in the lives of both canines and humans!

Best regards,
Ryan



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mariem3 | 07.23.14 | 0 comments

Success Story "Greta"

Success Story "Greta"

A cute story of how a 5 lb tiny mutt named Greta filled the hearts of Sandee and her family with tons of joy:

My daughter and I first laid eyes on Greta at the Muttville Booth and the Menlo Charity Horse Show. It was love at first sight. All of the other dogs were running around in the pen and Greta was perched on a leopard print pillow. From the first time I held her I knew she was coming home with us. We were a little nervous about how our 70 pound yellow lab would react to not being the center of attention but the relationship between the two dogs is just fine. Greta rules the house and the yellow lab does not! The interesting thing is that Greta is only five pounds!

When we adopted Greta she had a little wound on her leg. That very day we first saw her we took her to the vet and they thought it was due to stress. Three weeks later and a lot of vet and specialist visits it was determined she had a foxtail in her tiny little paw. She was in a lot of pain but once we took out the foxtail she was good as new. I think she knew we would take care of her the minute we picked her up because she bonded with us and in only a few days and is very protected of her family. She does tolerate others holding her but prefers to be cuddled by our family.

Her days now consist of sleeping on the bed, couch, pillows or wherever she wants and protecting our house. She brings such joy to our lives. We are so lucky to have found her last August. Greta was the first older dog we have ever adopted and I have to admit that after four puppies over the years I will always get an older dog. She came in to our house and fit right in. No issues with tearing anything up, house training, whining or chewing.

Greta is with us forever and she will live out her last years being loved and cherished.

Sandee



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mariem3 | 07.16.14 | 0 comments

Adopted Mutts! June 1-30

Adopted Mutts! June 1-30

Congrats! These 69 lucky senior mutts all found their forever homes in June (Noted are dogs adopted through our Seniors For Seniors program):

Einstein
Jake
Schubert
Lola (Seniors For Seniors)
Louie
Peter
Sailor
Rosie
Emperor Norton (Seniors For Seniors)
Peach
Ginger (Seniors For Seniors)
Jessie (Seniors For Seniors)
Cheyenne
Kathy
Archer
Theo
Hannah
Whitney
Sasha
Nia
Oatmeal
Cody
Copper
Autumn
Scooter
Portia
Chata (Seniors For Seniors)
Thurston (Seniors For Seniors)
Milady
Agnes (Seniors For Seniors)
Nelly
Cookie
Randy
Jiminy Cricket (Seniors For Seniors)
Jelly Bean
Herman
Betty Jo (Seniors For Seniors)
Bodie
Honeybun
Daisy (Seniors For Seniors)
Piper
Gracie
Maddie (Seniors For Seniors)
Suzie Q
Teddy
Peabody
Brooklyn
Tony Vito (Seniors For Seniors)
Kiwi (Seniors For Seniors)
Tofu (Seniors For Seniors)
Sam (Seniors For Seniors)
Joker
Barkley
Otis (Seniors For Seniors)
Misty
Sandee
Angelou
Lil Jude
Carlos
Lilac (Seniors For Seniors)
Gorgeous
Lily
Jefferson
Mojo
Zoe (Seniors For Seniors)
Gatsby
Bijou
Apple (Seniors For Seniors)
Penny Lane (Seniors For Seniors)


To see the profiles of these lucky mutts, visit the Recent Adoptions section of our Mutts page.


Every dog adopted means another life we can save.
There’s a perfect senior waiting for you!
Click here to see all of our mutts.

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mariem3 | 07.01.14 | 0 comments

Success Story "Sunshine"

Success Story "Sunshine"

We are so happy to see dear Sunshine spreading her warmth since being adopted by Frank and family:

My wife and I adopted Sunshine last October after losing our 12 year old chocolate lab and 13 year old lab-hound mix earlier in 2013.

Sunshine loves to wear a handkerchief when she is out in the world as you tell by her photos. Also, when she sees her leash and harness, she know that we are going to the park or for a walk. Sunshine won’t sit still because she is bouncing around the kitchen or garage making happy sounds. At the dog park, Sunshine likes rolling on her back, barks to greet and to warn frisky dogs to stop playing rough. When we leave home without her, we have the Cartoon Channel on for her to watch. For some strange reason, she doesn’t howl if she is watching cartoons. She does howl when I come home and I suppose it’s her way of greeting me. She buries rawhide squares (made in the USA) in the backyard and checks them regularly. When I leave our doggie van, Sunshine sits in the driver’s seat until I return. At home, she follows us everywhere…the kitchen, family room, the bathroom…because she is inquisitive.

Sunshine is a sweet, loving dog, that has bonded with our 2 cats. Sunshine has one of the greatest doggie smiles ever, too!

Thank you Muttville for all that you do for senior dogs!

Sincerely,

Frank



Are you the proud parent of a Muttville dog? Send us your story! Include 3 of your favorite photos and send to success_stories@muttville.org with the subject line ‘Success Story’.

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Thanks to everyone who posted sweet comments on our Facebook page in response to Sunshine’s story.

mariem3 | 06.25.14 | 2 comments
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