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Fostering A Rescued Dog

I see, that once again, I have a foster baby. His name is Elrod. He is is an adorable, incredibly intelligent three month old Pibble. which is short for Pit Bull mix.

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So adorable and so scared of all things in a house since he has never been in a house before, the TV and other household sounds have taken him by surprise. I am socializing him by taking him to places and letting him see the world. It is a lot of fun also to see how smart these little guys are.

I am going to do paint pictures with him to raise the funds for him to go to the $70 - $100 obedience class at Petsmart. I am sure I can get $20 of it from my husband and then I can put in $20. I am going to have my animals paint pictures. One way is to have them hold a paintbrush with my help, and paint on a piece of paper. Then when it dries, I will put a picture of the artist and frame it in an inexpensive frame.

This way the animals can all pitch in to help with fundraising for the little puppy to get educated. I am very picky who will get this wonderful young man, and I will require a phone interview and two or three house visits, and a phone number of any landlord, etc.

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Just wanted to let you all know how proud I am of this little guy and my plans of raising his scholarship funds!

Source: http://www.pbrc.net/

By Robyn Fed from Hampton, TN

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February 19, 20100 found this helpful

It is wonderful that you are helping this precious dog. I had a pitbull for 14 years. She was a wonderful dog and a great ambassador for this breed. I am now fostering a boxer who is an older dog who lost his home when his family lost their house. I love your creative idea to raise money for Elrod's obdedience training. I know you are giving him a great opportunity for a wonderful life.

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February 21, 20100 found this helpful

Great story, and a really neat idea for raising money to go towards his training. Reminds me of something my 3 daughters did when they were 6, 8 and 11 years old. They had our Tuxedo Bootsie male kitty "paint" a picture

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for my birthday one year. It was just straight lines on the inside of my birthday card...not much of a picture until I asked the youngest what was the name of Bootsie's painting...She promptly replied, "Fiddle Sticks Mom, Fiddle Sticks. Can't you tell?"

Anytime now when a family member asked a "dumb question", someone is bound to say, "Fiddle Sticks. Can't you tell?" We just might have our Sir Catty Kit paint a picture now that you've brought back a nice memory.

Thanks for sharing, and Elrod is a lucky fellow. Good Luck with your plan. Sending a picture of Sir Catty Kit who was 5 years old on Feb 14 this year... Our Darling! Julia in Boca Raton, FL

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