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Say hello… July 7, 2012

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…to our foster dog Rainier.  I considered calling him Teradog, but I think we’ll reserve that one for someone who will be a permanent member of the family.

Rainier is a Landseer Newfoundland who will be staying with us until we can find him a forever home.  Poor guy has a lot to deal with, however.  This is what he looked like when we got him:

Poor guy’s coat was a solid block of mats.  There was nothing we could do but shave it all off.  Once we did that, we discovered that he has an ear infection, an eye infection, a skin infection, maybe some dental problems, and tummy issues.  Poor guy is a mess.

He seems to be adjusting very well and is an amazingly calm dog.  Gigadog…not so much, but this is the first time she’s ever had dogs over for a long-term visit.  Also, she’s now in her camping kennel, which I’m sure is not helping.

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1. karifur - July 7, 2012

She will adjust. Just remember she picks up on your energy, so the more nervous you are, the more nervous she will be! 🙂

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