Wednesday, April 10, 2013

PetSmart Charities Shares Adoption Stories

Instead of a roundup today, I want to share this wonderful post on PetSmart Charities blog. They've been asking readers to tell about how their pets enrich their lives and to share their successful, positive stories of pet adoption to inspire others to consider adopting a homeless pet.

Recently, I was notified that Brooks was to be featured on the PetSmart's blog. They also sent me a personal note saying that they'd read my blog post and very kindly offered to postpone or withhold posting out of respect for our loss. I responded that the post would be a comfort, and added that I didn't regret adopting a senior dog, and that while losing a pet is never easy, we still feel lucky to have known him for that year.

Here is the PetSmart Charities link "Senior Dog Turns out to Be Just Right." I hope others will consider adopting a senior dog. One might just fit your lifestyle, like Brooks did ours. My favorite memory is of sitting in my big green chair with Brooks snuggled up right by my side, head in my lap while I read or worked on my laptop, always one hand stroking his soft ears or neck. A younger, more active dog probably wouldn't have done that for hours on end!

You can share your dog's adoption story too.

Here's a funny picture of Brooks to make you smile:




















Want more, pawsitive pet tips, good news, and special bonuses? Content not already on the blog? Subscribe to my free newsletter.

32 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Many
    thanks, However I am going through troubles with your RSS.
    I don't understand the reason why I cannot join it. Is there anybody else having the same RSS issues? Anyone who knows the solution will you kindly respond? Thanx!!

    Also visit my page ... cool blonde golden retriever material

    ReplyDelete
  2. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Peggy, you are my hero! What courage and grace you show by doing this and what an absolutely beautiful tribute to a wonderful family member who I know was so blessed to have you in his life!You truly are one amazing lady! God bless you!Big hugs to you!!!
    Max's Ma and Max

    ReplyDelete
  4. What a sweet story about Brooks. I didn't realize you only had him for a year, but I bet it was a good one. :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. Exсellent goοds from you, mаn. І've understand your stuff previous to and you are just too wonderful. I actually like what you'νe acquіreԁ here, certаіnly like what you're stating and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still take care of to keep it wise. I can't wаit to read fаr moгe from you.
    This is rеally a tremendous ωeb site.

    Feel free tο vіsit mу hоmepage Preparazione H Emorroidi

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi, yeah this article is genuinely good and I have learned lot of things from it on
    the topic of blogging. thanks.

    Here is my homepage: puppy for free adoption

    ReplyDelete
  7. I think this is among the most vital info for me. And i'm glad reading your article. But want to remark on some general things, The web site style is wonderful, the articles is really excellent : D. Good job, cheers

    my blog: free dogs and puppies [notquiteart.net]

    ReplyDelete
  8. Very good post. I absolutely love this website.
    Continue the good work!

    My web blog ... where to get free kittens

    ReplyDelete
  9. Greetings! Very helpful advice within this article!
    It is the little changes which will make the biggest changes.

    Many thanks for sharing!

    my web blog: pet classifieds colorado ()

    ReplyDelete
  10. We're a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your website provided us with valuable info to work on. You have done an impressive job and our entire community will be thankful to you.

    My web site :: where to get dogs for free - www.fm-toplist.de -

    ReplyDelete
  11. No matter if some one searches for his necessary
    thing, therefore he/she wishes to be available that in detail, therefore that thing is maintained over here.


    Also visit my homepage; cats for sale in nc (maybellmou.jigsy.com)

    ReplyDelete
  12. You are so cool! I do not suppose I've truly read through something like this before. So great to find another person with some unique thoughts on this subject matter. Really.. thank you for starting this up. This site is something that's needed on the web, someone with a little originality!


    Review my website :: pet classifieds nj ()

    ReplyDelete
  13. Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this
    post and the rest of the website is also really good.


    my web site ... sell pet online ()

    ReplyDelete
  14. My partner and I stumbled over here by a different web page and
    thought I may as well check things out. I like
    what I see so now i'm following you. Look forward to going over your web page again.

    Feel free to surf to my website ... free pet dogs ()

    ReplyDelete
  15. Great beat ! I wish to apprentice even as you amend your
    web site, how can i subscribe for a blog website?
    The account helped me a appropriate deal. I have
    been tiny bit familiar of this your broadcast provided vibrant clear concept

    my homepage :: puppy finder

    ReplyDelete
  16. Aw, this was an extremely good post. Taking the time and
    actual effort to produce a top notch article…
    but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never manage to get
    nearly anything done.

    Feel free to visit my blog: dogs for sale in new jersey

    ReplyDelete
  17. Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News.

    Do you have any suggestions on how to get listed in Yahoo News?

    I've been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Thanks

    Also visit my web blog ... cat sale ()

    ReplyDelete
  18. What's Going down i am new to this, I stumbled upon this I have discovered It absolutely helpful and it has aided me out loads. I hope to contribute & assist other users like its aided me. Great job.

    Feel free to visit my blog: free puppies or dogs

    ReplyDelete
  19. With havin so much content and articles do you ever run into
    any issues of plagorism or copyright infringement?
    My site has a lot of completely unique content I've either authored myself or outsourced but it seems a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without my permission. Do you know any methods to help prevent content from being ripped off? I'd certainly appreciate it.



    my blog post Where to buy pets (http://www.urkgottalent.nl/read_blog/12978/why-you-must-utilize-a-classified-web-site-to-order-a-puppy)

    ReplyDelete
  20. Hello, yes this paragraph is in fact good and I have
    learned lot of things from it on the topic of blogging.

    thanks.

    Here is my web blog ... pet adoption free

    ReplyDelete
  21. Thanks to my father who shared with me regarding this web site,
    this weblog is really amazing.

    Also visit my web site ... free cats for sale

    ReplyDelete
  22. It's amazing to visit this site and reading the views of all mates regarding this paragraph, while I am also zealous of getting know-how.

    Here is my weblog: free puppies in mo

    ReplyDelete
  23. This is my first time visit at here and i am in fact impressed to read everthing at one place.


    Here is my website: pet finders los angeles ()

    ReplyDelete
  24. Incredible! This blog looks exactly like my old one!
    It's on a completely different subject but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Outstanding choice of colors!

    my blog post ... free ads pets

    ReplyDelete
  25. certainly like your website but you have to take a look at the spelling on several
    of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I in finding it very bothersome
    to tell the truth however I'll certainly come back again.

    My blog - maryland Pet classifieds

    ReplyDelete
  26. When I initially commented I clicked the "Notify me when new comments are added" checkbox
    and now each time a comment is added I get several e-mails with
    the same comment. Is there any way you can remove people from that service?
    Appreciate it!

    Check out my web-site puppies for free to good home ()

    ReplyDelete
  27. This website was... how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped
    me. Many thanks!

    Visit my website :: Buy Pet

    ReplyDelete
  28. Nice blog here! Also your site loads up very fast! What web
    host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host?
    I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

    Also visit my weblog - sale Puppy

    ReplyDelete
  29. Its such as you read my mind! You seem to know a lot
    approximately this, such as you wrote the guide in it or something.
    I believe that you simply could do with a few p.c.
    to drive the message house a little bit, however other than that,
    this is fantastic blog. A fantastic read. I'll certainly be back.

    Feel free to surf to my webpage - Free Dogs In New Jersey

    ReplyDelete
  30. Hello, I enjoy reading through your article post.
    I wanted to write a little comment to support you.


    Feel free to visit my weblog; how can i get A Dog for free

    ReplyDelete
  31. Heya i'm for the first time here. I found this board and I find It really helpful & it helped me out a lot. I'm hoping to provide something again and help others like
    you aided me.

    Have a look at my web page; go back

    ReplyDelete
  32. Wow, this piece of writing is good, my sister
    is analyzing these things, thus I am going to inform her.


    My site: video

    ReplyDelete

Kelly and Ike say thank you for your comments!

ShareThis