WE HAD NO PLANS TO GET ANOTHER DOG
Four days after we said good-bye to my first therapy dog, we were looking at a picture of a little dachshund. We had no plans to get another dog but had to get a look at this little one. “Her name is Dixie and she needs a home” was all my husband needed to open his heart to her. Unlike many shelter and rescue dogs, Dixie probably had a pretty good life. She was chubby to the point of needing to be carried up steps. She was as cuddly as a stuffed toy, quiet and sweet.
When Dixie was confident enough in her new life, she became my third therapy dog. After getting down to a healthy 11 lbs, she was left with a little fat “apron” of skin that has become her pet therapy signature. When held heart to heart, she feels like a bag of warm Jell-O. Specially selected to work with the Crisis Response Team, Dixie travels to schools to give comfort after the loss of a beloved teacher or classmate due to tragedy. She willingly shares her warm little body, licks the tears of the broken-hearted, and holds an irreplaceable part of my heart.
Did you know that YOUR dog could be in the next FUREVER USA blog post, coffee table book and calendar?
Yours? How? Simple!
FUREVER USA has partnered with award winning photography studios across the United States to provide you with a life changing, in-studio, photography experience. . . AND. . . at the same time, you are given the opportunity to share how your furry best friend (or friends) has impacted your life.
We then take those stories and publish them into books to spread the love of animals throughout the world. To-date we have photographed and published nearly 500 stories just like yours!
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