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Merrick - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Photo of Merrick, a dog
Adopted from Yonkers Animal Shelter, Yonkers, NY

Merrick - posted 10/20/2010

From Jessica of Kinnelon, NJ

My husband and I were sitting watching TV when a commercial for cat litter came on. Odd to mention, yes I know. At the end of the commercial there was a little blip about the new Petfinder iphone app. We were considering getting a dog in the future so we both downloaded the app. Without knowing what the other was looking for, we both turned to each other at the same time with the exact same picture on our phones. We knew then, this is the one for us. I immediately sent the shelter an email to inquire about "Terry" (now Merrick), an absolutely handsome brindle American Staffordshire Terrier that was a little less than a year old. I stayed in constant contact with the shelter until we went to go meet our little man. He took to my husband immediately. He has been nothing less than a perfectly well behaved and well mannered pup. We take him everywhere with us and he loves everyone and everything especially his mommy and daddy =). He loves weekend camping trips in the woods and day trips to the beach. But his favorite past time is just being as close as possible to you. He's such a good boy and we are so very lucky to have found him. Thank you so much to Yonkers Animal Shelter for saving our sweetheart! We'll be back when we're ready to give Merrick a little sister to play with ;)

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