Lessons From Dawn

She was a beautiful, blue-brindle Stubby Dog. Little did I know when I brought her into my home she would change my life and become my heart.

Rueben Is Just Right

November 13, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Great Family Dogs, Stories

When I tell people we adopted Rueben, a 12-year-old pit bull who strained to walk, couldn’t be picked up, has an extreme phobia of storms, has to take medicine at least twice a day, and can only eat $60 worth of dog food due to liver disease, I get one of two responses.

Why Our Adopted Elderbulls Rock

November 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Great Family Dogs, Stories

November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month and you know we at StubbyDog love our seniors! So we asked our Facebook fans, ’Fill in the blank: My adopted elderbull rocks because ___!’

Angels of Compassion

October 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Headlines, Stories

Tera had been at the shelter for two months. An older pit bull with skin cancer and two blown knees, her adoption chances were as low as can be. Tera went to live with Nicole Edwards, a veterinary nurse who welcomes dogs like Tera into her home for what’s known as compassion fostering.

A Very Special Connection

October 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Second Chances, Stories

Within two hours, I knew he was the dog for me. We just celebrated his sixth “Gotcha Day.” We have been through a lot together. He still makes me smile every day.

The Unsinkable Tiger

October 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Great Family Dogs, Stories

I love my family including Mom, Dad, Sadie and all five of my furry adopted siblings. But, there is one of them I think deserves some special recognition. It’s Tiger. At 14 years old, he is wide, low to the ground and what they call an Elderbull nowadays.

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