About the same time, we were tooling around on OkinawaYardSales.com in the pet section. That's when we saw her picture and read her story. Recently brought in for being a stray, this sweet chocolate lab had about three days before she'd be put down. The pound gasses all unwanted dogs.
The picture on the ad showed an adorable 4 year old chocolate lab. She was said to be very sweet, well-mannered, and desperate for a good home. Maybe it was the story, maybe it was her big, brown eyes, but we contacted the people behind the ad right away.
A few days later, we had reached a decision: we'd bring her home and see how it went. At least that way we would know that she wouldn't be put down. We were still pretty unsure about the whole thing, so we kept saying that if things didn't work out, we'd foster her for a bit and find a loving home for her here.
We've named her Annie. She's just as sweet and well-behaved as we hoped. (There was one butter eating incident that we won't go in to. Looks like we've brought home the Paula Deen of dogs.) We've been working on some potty-training and house manners, but we're so excited to have her. She's a very sweet girl and we love her already. :)
sweet girl on her first day home.