Monday, June 07, 2010

Adopting a Pup

I've written about my feelings on adoption before. It's a beautiful thing.
Well, those sentiments extend out into the animal world as well. I'm not gonna lie...I did NOT want a dog. Alex and I had many many...many...discussions about it. He really wanted one, I was adamantly against it. Some of our friends even jumped in on the debate. But I just wasn't having it.

Over time, however, my heart softened. I began doing some research and finally came to the conclusion that if we were to get a dog...he would have to be a miniature schnauzer and he could not be a puppy (house training? no thanks).  There are so many abandoned dogs out there who need some lovin'. So why not welcome one of them into our home?

So we searched on and found the dog of our dreams.
He is a four year-old salt and pepper mini schnauzer...and according to his "foster mom" he is as friendly as can be. We are so excited to adopt our little schnauzer...especially because it's been about a month since we first filled out the application through the Schnauzer Rescue. It's a long process since they want to make sure their dogs will be going to a good home.

On Sunday Alex and I will be driving out to Asheboro to pick up our pup. We'll be posting pictures next week! In the mean time, here are a few pictures from the petfinder website:


Lauren V. said...

Jax's dark little eyes are presh. I'm excited to meet him sometime! Puppy play date? Let us know if we can help with anything as your welcome the new little family member :)

Alex A said...

All I can say is... FINALLY!

This is why I love you.


Bridget said...

being a dog owners is the bessssssst.

Megan Barley said...


and....are you kidding? house training was the BEST thing ever....i love getting up at 2 am to a whining puppy during the winter and putting on layers and layers and boots to go run outside and say "hurry up hurry up hurry up" so my sweet little chocolate friend could empty her puppy sized bladder.