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Una - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Photo of Una, a dog
Adopted from Estherville Animal Shelter, Greenfield Center, NY

Una - posted 09/19/2011

From Laura of Canton, NY

Two years ago we were window shopping Petfinder, thinking of a rottie friend for our 3 year old rottie mix, Maybe. We fell in love with Una's face, and drove across the Adirondacks to meet her at the Estherville Animal Shelter. Una was born with only 1 front leg, had had two homes, and had spent most of her 5 year life at the Estherville shelter. It was love at first sight, and she fit in beautifully with Maybe and our 2 shelter cats. Una's favorite sport is tug. When she gets tired on a walk (which we now call a 'hop') she simply flops down until she's ready to move again. She has a burning desire to eat facial tissues, and will burrow through pockets to get them. She's a dedicated cuddler, and loves teenagers and car rides.

This July we got married, and Una was the ring bearer. Before we could begin the ceremony, she greeted all the folks in the front row, working the crowd like a politician. She later stole the show by barking when the minister said the usual thing about objections.

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