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Rescue

By ddolfelin
The Rescue!
Yesterday, SWMBO had to brake sharply to avoid two puppies in the road.
She managed to grab this one but the other ran off into the fields.

It was ravenous and devoured huge quantities of food.
"Head Shave" Annie called - their dog has just passed on and, of course, fell in love with it.
There is a history of mean spirited folk abandoning unwanted litters in country lanes and the assumption was that this was another example.
It made itself at home (see version) and various friends began a search for the other puppy.

Evening approached. Annie made plans to take it to the Vet this morning for all the expensive series of shots, chip and to buy puppy food with a view to keeping it, while we put notices up and rang round to try to find the owner.
 
The 'phone rang at about 8pm.
The two puppies had escaped from a farm vehicle over a mile away.
The one in the picture is a potential champion sheepdog!
The other puppy had made its way home (!).
 
All has ended well. Annie is adopting another in the litter and the future champion is back where it belongs.
(I wouldn't be surprised to see it turn up on our doorstep at a later date looking for more hospitality).

Tags: Dog Pets and captive animals

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Comments


Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 3:59AM
What a lovely story Peter! Beautiful little one, lucky to be rescued...
Wonderful to hear it all ended up good...
Isabel GrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 5:19AM
A wonderful story with a happy ending Peter.
jocas 6 6 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 7:01AM
Excellent rescue work , glad the little tykes made it home safely,the lead image is a beautiful portrait with great focus on the eyes GrinGrin
Jo
sawsengee 15 6 40 Malaysia
23 Aug 2017 7:15AM
You kind hearted souls, God bless........I am just another softy for stray cats & kittens (I always have bags of cat biscuits in my car).......besides feeding the poor & homeless in India !!Smile
IreneClarke 6 1.4k 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 7:51AM
A wonderful looking puppy and story and a great outcome for him and Annie Smile
23 Aug 2017 8:07AM
What a happy ending to your story Peter ,so glad it all turned out so well in the end.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Aug 2017 8:54AM
Doesn't look like a future champion, just a very cute little puppy. Lovely picture, Peter, great sad eyes.
Pleased it ended well. Shame Annie couldn't keep the champion but at least you have another from the litter to keep. Two excellent photos.
Janet
mistere Plus
8 9 4 England
23 Aug 2017 9:30AM
Lovely Puppy, Lovely Image, Lovely Story and Lovely People.
Well done Peter and all concerned.

Dave.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 10:50AM
Great story Peter and glad the owner was found (hope he is a winner) and glad Annie got a pup also.
Kate Grin
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 11:16AM
Beautiful shots and a wonderful story; well done samaritans!
Ju
23 Aug 2017 11:18AM
aaah 🤗 my two collies looked just like this when they were small, puts me in mind of getting another one 😀 it should become a rescue dog when it's older!
Joline Plus
15 37 59 United States
23 Aug 2017 12:25PM
What a great story. I'm sorry she had to give it up, but glad that it all ended well. It is a very handsome fellow.
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 2:32PM
What a great story with a very happy ending Peter, a great looking pup, so well captured toGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
laura1 17 8
23 Aug 2017 2:49PM
I LOVE HAPPY ENDINGS! but lets see the pic of the one Annie adopted.
the lead image is perfect with the blue flower that gives the image that extra touch of beauty

Laura
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 4:57PM
So cute and thank goodness for a happy ending.
EMJAYCEE 12 10 10 England
23 Aug 2017 5:03PM
What an experience for every one and a happy ending - thank goodness. And an image with the lovely ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh factor. Smile
Joan
23 Aug 2017 5:34PM
Adorable lovely photos and so pleased all ended well. Nice to hear a bit of good news. Debs
23 Aug 2017 5:45PM
How could you resist that face! What a nice happy ending Smile
23 Aug 2017 6:09PM
Well done for the rescue and what a very happy ending, Its a beauty this little pup.

PattySmileSmile
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
23 Aug 2017 7:11PM
This is the cutest puppy, not surprising she fell in love with it!

Glad all is well!
TonyDy Plus
12 55 3 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2017 10:46PM
What a little beauty - great shot, great story, Peter.
Tony
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2017 2:36AM
Returned Peter, just to grace this sweet little one with my award...
Isabel GrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
24 Aug 2017 5:24AM
Just toooo cute Peter, glad Bonzo has a home now. Let us know if the other puppy is found.
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
24 Aug 2017 5:28AM
Yes, it has Colleen.
vivdy 10 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2017 6:53AM
A heartwarming tale . Viv
Missed this one yesterday Peter, such a cutie and a heartwarming story.
Carol
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
25 Aug 2017 9:23PM
A eautiful image & write up Peter.
Pauline.
25 Aug 2017 10:34PM
What a little darling, wish he was mine..Lin
patri 18 3 Italy
28 Aug 2017 2:32PM
Adorable, the puppy and the shot.

Patrizia
17 Sep 2017 8:42AM
Wonderful puppy, fantastic shots. you need to get some shots of when he becomes a champion

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