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Isabella - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Photo of Isabella, a dog
Adopted from C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue-Springfield, Springfield, MO

Isabella - posted 02/20/2013

From Barbara of Oakdale, MN

One of my favorite past times is looking on the Petfinder site to check out all the wonderful animals who need homes. I love animals so much if I could I would adopt them all.

As I was browsing through the dogs, I came across a six year old Papillon and the add said that her owners dumped her off at a recycling center... just like garbage. I could not imagine in my own mind how some one could be so cruel to an animal. I looked at her and she melted my heart but I lived in Minnesota and she was in Missouri... way to far from me to think about trying to adopt her. As time went on, I kept being drawn to her add on Petfinder. Pretty soon I printed out her picture and put in on my kitchen table. That picture kept calling out to me. I could not get her out of my head for anything. I called the number on the add and talked to them about the dog. They said they only adopted out within a sixty mile radius. I had to have her though and I found a lady who was willing to try to coordinate a delivery half way up to Minnesota via other rescue deliveries etc. Well, that didn't work out very well so I just decided I was going to drive down and get her myself. That is exactly what I did. It was a ten hour drive and every mile was worth it.

This little girl is never going to see a sad or bad day ever again in her life. She is a beautiful, sweet and perhaps one of the best dogs I have ever had the opportunity of sharing my life with. She is an absolute princess. I love her with all of my heart. Please, if you are reading this and are thinking about adopting an animal, do it through rescue groups such as C.A.R.E. or any of the hundreds of rescues just like it out there. Please don't buy from pet stores as many times there are puppy mills behind the scenes. Take a friend home and love it with all your heart.

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