“Greta (formerly Loretta, then Sissy) has been the light of my life since she tottered her way into my house at the end of June this year. Within a day, I felt like I had loved her forever.
When I decided to adopt another dog, my only requirements were: 5years+ and no aggression issues (my main squeeze, Winston, is 3lbs of tiny jerk and I’ve had more than enough close calls and scares. So naturally, his safety had to come first).
Before meeting her, I had a phone interview with someone from Bullies in Need who informed me they didn’t know much about her history. All I found out was:
She was pulled her from a shelter in 2012.
She is between 11-14 years old.
She falls over from time to time.
She has a large lump on her shoulder.
She has deteriorated recently and isn’t in the best shape.
She has been with a family for a year, but now needs a home.. again.
That’s it. That’s all.
I was dying to meet her. A few days later, Patti brought her over for a visit and there was no way I was letting her go anywhere else, for the rest of her life.
After taking her to the vet I realized that the rest of her life might not be too long. She’s got a myriad of problems, but she’s the one calling the shots.
For now, she wants to stick around. She has good days and bad days, so we’re taking it week by week until she lets me know it’s time to say goodbye.
I can’t imagine how much we will miss her when she goes. She has brought so much good and love into our lives. Thanks to her, my heart and home will absolutely be open to another senior and likely broken dog who will follow in her footsteps.”