My first post! What motivated me to adopt a tripawd.

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My name is Diana, and I am the new mother of a beautiful 4 year old German Shepherd. This is my first time ever having a gsd AND my first time with an amputee. When I first laid eyes on Ilene, I new right away she was going home with me. She has these beautiful eyes that were full of so much pain and loneliness. I made it my mission to change that. Before I decided to fill out the adoption paperwork, I took her out to the park right next to our humane society and ran around with her and just laid in the sun, soaking up its rays. The next day, as soon as I walked into her kennel run she was up at the kennel door wagging her tail, so I did what any other mom would do; I snuck her in some treats! I’m not sure what the future is going to hold for us, but I know it’s going to be filled with love and laughter, and doggy kisses.  I don’t have much else to say just yet, seeing as I just filled out the adoption paperwork today. But once she’s able to come to her new home, you can bet your bottom there will be more to hear! I hope you join me on this journey!


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