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Hello And Goodbye To Juno

January 15, 2011

Remember Cody?

Remember Simon?

After those two I decided to take a little break from fostering.   Between fostering kids and fostering dogs we’ve had a pretty full house.  Chloe and I were going to kick back, focus on her class and enjoy ourselves. 

Until I saw this picture:

Reminds me of someone...can't put my finger on it...

How could I resist that face?  She could be Chloe’s sister!

She had just been taken into the rescue after being dumped at a shelter.

Of course I volunteered to foster her.  But first I made the rescue coordinator promise me that they wouldn’t let me adopt her.  I was afraid I’d fall in love!

And so Juno entered our home and stayed for a week. 

Mama, why dis dog got my sweater?

Chloe graciously shared her bed, her sweaters and her toys.

Hi. I Juno. You 'dopt me?

However, some things were off limits.

Juno, you get dis 'traight. Dis my chew. Pawses off.

How much am I in love with that little furrowed brow?

Happy puppies

At first I thought that she and Chloe looked quite a bit alike.  In fact, some friends and neighbors mistook Juno for Chloe.  After a week however they were very different dogs to me.  Chloe is a sturdy, energetic tom-boyish chihuahua / rat terrier mix (my best guess).  Juno is a delicate, timid dachshund / italian greyhound mix (again my best guess).  She was sweet and cuddly and as soon as she gets house broken I know she’ll make a wonderful pet for the girl who adopted her. 

In the meantime my kitchen floor is overdue for a major scrub-down.

With bleach.

PS Chloe’s vet thinks she has a histiocytoma, a benign tumor that generally goes away on it’s own.  We’re keeping an eye on it, but no cause for concern yet.

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. Duffylou permalink
    January 15, 2011 12:29 pm

    How precious was that little cutie pie? Definitely see the dachshund in that baby. I’m glad she got a new home so quickly.

    Chloe certainly takes to new faces easily, and shares her things. What a good girl.

    Is her little bump itchy? It doesn’t seem to bother her at all. Which is great. I’ve heard most of these can be resolved without treatment.

    I wish the best for you both.

  2. Duffylou permalink
    January 15, 2011 12:33 pm

    *Duh – I just repeated what you already said.

  3. January 15, 2011 6:02 pm

    Aw, what a sweet face!! She does look very much like Chloe. I’ll bet they had fun together.

    Our neighbor brought over his new 8 week old Chocolate Lab puppy. I swear I almost died from the cuteness!! I knew that all I had to do was say the word and the hubs would have gone and gotten one (there were ELEVEN puppies), but I held strong…and didn’t say the word. Oh but I wanted to!!! What is it about a sweet goggie face that can melt a heart like buttah????

  4. January 16, 2011 9:08 am

    What an angel she is! I would have been sorely tempted to adopt her. My husband says our limit is two. Only two. No more than two. (it’s a litany, I won’t go on)

    I love their little sweaters! My girls don’t like their coats. Bet they change their mind, once they have to go for a walk in the snow!

  5. debby permalink
    January 16, 2011 8:44 pm

    Oh thanks for the health update on Chloe! That is definitely a dachshund face. And ummm, the housebreaking problem? Maybe that is a dachshund issue too? Just saying…

  6. January 16, 2011 10:01 pm

    Juno is such a cutie patootie. OMG I would have a problem fostering. I would want to keep them all lol. Glad Chloe’s bump isn’t anything too serious 🙂

  7. Brooklyn_Friend permalink
    January 17, 2011 11:14 pm

    Awwww…..I love dogs!!!! I would love to have one (full disclosure: that means “if someone ELSE did the morning walks”. I don’t do mornings….).

    And if Chloe were to comment on me she would say, “Brklyn friend bad. She needz to mail Mommy. Dis not okay”. I know Chloe, I know. 🙂

  8. January 18, 2011 3:11 pm

    Juno looks so sweet! It’s good of you to foster dogs and kids.

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