For several years Tom and I have been talking about getting....
We'd go over the Pros vs. Cons
Both categories were really long.
So we kept putting it off .
Then the DOG talk would come up.
Going through the process all over again.
I'm the one who really didn't want a dog.
But if I did get a dog, I had some 'doggy' requirements.
I wasn't looking for a certain breed.
I was however, looking for very specific qualifications!
* Non shedding.
* Great with noisy grandchildren, of all ages.
* Not big and not really small.
* Easily trainable.
* Able to travel well
You get the picture... one that was really hard to find! (hehe)
I researched what type of dog fit my list.
Found the perfect breed.
Found a breeder who lives in the Boise area!
($$ These dogs are very pricey $$)
The wait list was LONG and it was a lottery!
I applied last year. And then this year, on January 8th.
Both times, we had to deal with the lottery.
On the way to church, I got a text message from the Breeder,
asking if we were interested in a 'Guardian' program.
What is the Guardian program?
We would get a pure breed stud and keep him until needed
for breeding purposes, only.
(Which takes about a half an hour!)
The male is a mini poodle, puppy, 5 months old.
He is housebroken.
Mild and very calm, loves people.
Will get up to 12 pounds.
And he is FREE, no cost!
An answer to our prayers.
We picked him up that next Monday and took him home.
He came as Banjo.
And we liked it, so he's keeping the
Here come the pictures.....
And you know what ???
Someone else fell in love with him!
Kimmy and her whole family !!!!
Banjo has his first grooming tomorrow!
That will be fun to see!
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."