FLEUR & ROOS

13020512_1134885639888871_2003050333_nToday I have double rescue joy! Let me introduce you to Fleur and Roos, 2 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels owned by my best friends Jeroen and Nienke.

Fleur is 9 years old and was adopted 5 years ago. One day when Nienke was groceries shopping, Jeroen gave her a call to ask if she could also bring some dog food and a dog bed. He had been surfing the internet and found a dog available for adoption, not far from their house. That same day they went to have a look and there was Fleur. Her previous owner wasn’t able to look after het anymore for health reasons. They were very sad to put her up for adoption, but they didn’t have another choice. Fleur was adorable and of course they took her home. When they got home they took her for a nice walk and she seemed to be all fine with it. She is very calm and affectionate. They both love to have her company since!

12992832_1134885686555533_1871109432_nAfter a year they saw another Cavalier on the internet who was available for adoption. It was a bit further from their house, but they decided to have a look anyway. Roos lived with people who rescued abused and neglected dogs. The amount of dogs was a bit much at that moment and so they were looking for forever home for Roos. She was very sweet and friendly and so yes.. they took her home too! When they came home, meeting Fleur went really well and they are inseparable ever since. Friends for life.. real BFF’s! She just turned 9 in March, but looks much younger with her big puppy eyes.

They both have very different characters, but that is what’s making it so fun to have them, says Nienke. Fleur is the most cheeky as she regularly takes a walk by herself. Luckily she always came home safely so far. And Roos.. well.. she isn’t that clever, haha! She needs a bit of extra support now and then. Though she is full of enthusiasm and always comes running to you being all happy.

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left: Fleur / right: Roos

They both love to run around in the forrest near their house, to go for long refreshing walks on the Dutch dikes near the sea, sleeping with the cat(all 3 in 1 dog bed.. they make sure it fits, haha!), playing with the chickens and their mini pig.

They are also very child friendly and that is a good thing as their almost 1 year old daughter is totally in love with them!

Now and then they have a trim, bath and blow dry and they are ok with that, but the most fun part is to roll in a nice fresh towel afterwards. A joy to watch! They definitely bring a lot of happiness and it’s so nice to hear that both of them are living such a nice life full of attention and love!

Do you also have a dog you adopted and would you like me to tell his/her story here on my blog to inspire others? By entering you can win a small price too! So where are you waiting for? Please send me a message!

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MOUSE

IMG_1012 (1)*This is the story of my own parents rescue dog, Mouse.*

Meet Mouse! Mouse is a 1 year old Whippet bitch. She was in a shelter for 7 weeks, after she was abandoned and found, before she got rescued by my parents. They rescued a Galgo, named Skye, before from Spain, but unfortunately they had to find her a new home because she was too nervous around their 2 grandchildren. It was very sad, but Skye found a lovely forever home in the end.

12025520_1107669259277176_232149658_nA year later, just out of curiosity and for fun, they looked at some dog shelters and very unexpectedly there was a lovely Whippet, named Maud, looking for a new home. Was this meant to be? Everything seemed to be right. The shelter was quite far, but already the next day my dad went to see her. 12822136_1107685109275591_528500935_nHe took Maggie, their Australian Kelpie, with him to see if there was going to be a connection between them. And there was.. they were crazy about each other from the first second. They just couldn’t stop playing!

There were a lot of people who wanted to have Maud, but out of everybody my parents were her best match. The shelter had a rule that after your visit you had a week to think about it, before you could take the dog with you, but because everything looked so promising, lucky Maud was allowed to go to her new home straight away.
Nobody was expecting my dad to bring her home that same day, so it was a wonderful surprise. She was so happy to be in a nice house with a lovely garden and 2 new friends to play with. (My parents also have the cutest chihuahua boy, Nynjo)
IMG_7245They named her Mouse instead of Maud and everything is going so well. She is very good with the children, loves her walks in the forrest, cuddles and play sessions(which are basically without a pause) with Maggie and Nynjo. She is such a good, friendly and happy dog!

This was definitely meant to be!

 

Do you also have a dog you adopted and would you like me to tell his/her story here on my blog to inspire others? By entering you can win a small price too! So where are you waiting for? Please send me a message!