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 The New Guy

Hi there, my name is Homer.  I am starting to look good in my picture, but I gotta tell ya, it has been a bumpy road.  My Dad died.  I had to go to a scary place called a shelter.  Plus I weighed 43 pounds, yep, pounds.  As Dad was dying he stopped eating and he couldn't let the food go to waste, so he gave it to me.  I loved him; I had to help him out.  Anyway, I sure didn't see that shelter thing coming.

I got lucky though, cause my friends at Dachshund Rescue of Bucks sprung me from the loud and noisy place.   When they saw how much I weighed all the said was 'Oh my'.  Sadly my days of sandwiches and frozen dinners ended.  I doubt any pizza is in my future either.

Then the seizures started.  I wanted to tell them when I got to my foster home, but that is not really the best way to make a first impression, you know?  I am a little depressed, OK a lot depressed.  You would be too.  I am old, fat and have seizures.  Who would want me? 

Amazingly, I am loosing weight and my foster family loves me through the tough times.  I even got a brother to hang with in the sunbeams and share my blankets!  I heard my people talking and they said I am the newest sanctuary doxie.  I will have to think about what that means as I lay in the sun....naw, better to nap!

I am glad you are reading my story and hope you will support us sanctuary doxies.  You can follow me here for updates on my progress.  Gotta tell you...things are looking up!


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Homer's Journal