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Ok, you asked for it! So here is my post all about Foxy Madsen, our rescue Border Collie :)
Well. We weren't really looking for a dog. The boys had been asking for a puppy for a while...come on what little boy doesn't ask! We were thinking about getting a Yorkie or a small lap dog. And I mean "thinking about it!"
My husband ran outside REALLY late like 1am or something to make sure our 4 wheeler was put away. He found a cold, wet doggy on our porch! She was so nice and since it was winter, we put her in our garage overnight thinking we would look for her owners in the morning. She had a pink collar on and was SO NICE we knew someone was looking for her. So morning comes and I take a picture and send it to everyone in town. I even put it on our towns Facebook group page. No one knew this doggy! In the meantime our boys fell in love with her and named "HIM" Fox. I would let her go during the days hoping that she would go home but every night she turned up on our porch. This went on for several days. The city ended up picking her up since she was getting other dogs in the neighborhood wound up. We though about Fox all weekend and decided we'd call the city on Monday and see if she had been claimed by her owners.
Well on Sunday night her picture popped up on our states Dog Rescue Group Facebook page! They named her "Peyton" and were looking for a home for her. I called them immediately and started the adoption papers. We were so excited! Well there was some miscommunication and our city ended up adopting out the dog to another family in town. We were SO SAD but figured there was nothing we could do about it.
1 week later...guess who shows up on our porch! Fox! She had a new collar on but she was the same sweet doggy. We kept her over the weekend in our backyard til we could call the city and find out who adopted her. Turns out, she ran away from their house and came back to us!! Everyone invovlved agreed that the dog picked her home and she picked US! So Fox, who we had to convince the boys is a GIRL, turned into Foxy :)
In this picture, my little guy looked at me and said, "We look alike don't we Mom." Too cute!!
She is the happiest thing and hasn't given us any grief at all! Oh except for chewing up one of my Toms . But I quickly forgave her :) The city thinks that the family probably moved and just left her behind. I am a firm believer that rescue dogs KNOW that they are rescued and are always wanting to show how much they love their new family. She is a dream dog for our family and we love her so much! People who are not "dog people" have told me they are "Foxy people" :) Including my parents who fell in love over a weekend visit!
A little piece of my life. We are happy and grateful that we can benefit from the the love that Foxy has to give!!!
Thanks for stopping by! I will be back on Friday with another great project :)