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Marley has gone HOME! Final foster update

well that is Marley away to his new home, 1 day shy of being with me for 5 weeks. The last update he was going to spend an overnight visit with his new family but their own dog and Marley didn’t get on with each other whilst in the house, even though they had been getting better with each other with every visit. 776 more words


A Journey into Fostering

All my life I have wanted to work with animals.  In more recent years I especially wanted to do more for animals in need.  It’s been a ‘when I’ve got more time/money scenario’ but the years keep ticking by and I decided to do something about my dream this year. 228 more words


I like dogs more than most people. They have their priorities in order, live in the moment and teach us what it means to be human.  266 more words
Empty Nest

This is going to be the year - just do it!

I’ve been gone for a long time but I think I’ve learnt a lot about myself.

One of the things which I have learnt is tolerance. 114 more words

Marley update 26th day in foster

I haven’t managed to find time to give an earlier update as we have been busy here! So the day following my last update (Harley is now Marley), Marleys new mum and dad came to visit and brought along his new brother Ziggy again. 1,220 more words

Harley - Journal Of A Foster Dog

New foster dog

well I have had a busy weekend! I had a home check on Saturday morning with Staffie Smiles Rescue (  www.staffiesmilesrescue.com ) which I passed. So I then planned to do a post on the home check, which I will still be doing, and a post on the preparation that I was doing before the arrival of the foster dog. 943 more words

Harley - Journal Of A Foster Dog

Fostering prepares abandoned dogs for adoption

by Amy Wallington

Fostering abandoned dogs can help dogs become more prepared for adoption, according to rescue centres.

The Akita Rescue & Welfare Trust in Essex have to foster some of their dogs in order to be able to house more rescue dogs. 531 more words