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Old 01-22-2013, 08:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Our wonderful groomer, Madeline, also runs Southern California Poodle Rescue. When I dropped off Beau this morning at 8 AM for his regular groom, there were no dogs in rescue. But as I walked from my car to go in and pick up Beau at 12:45, a big-sounding dog was baying the most forlorn howl you can imagine.

I asked Madeline, "Who's howling? Is it a rescue"?

She pointed to a white standard standing just on the other side of a sliding glass door leading to a large enclosed area outside, and said, "That's Shelli. She just came in. She thinks she just came here for a bath; doesn't even know she's a rescue yet."

Just about broke my heart.

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SHELLI is a purebred, AKC registered white Standard Poodle female. She is 5 years old. Shelli is housebroken, loves everyone including children and gets along with other dogs.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's such a sad story for beautiful Shelli. I hope she finds a wonderful home before she knows she's a rescue.
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Shelli is beautiful. Maybe Beau can have a sister?
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I think her name is really, Big Sister...
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Oh that's SO sad. Broke my heart to read that. I hope Shelli finds a wonderful forever home very soon.
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Oh what a shame! Poor girl... I hope she finds a good home soon.
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Oh she is beautiful... I wish I were closer. She looks so much like Remington. How sad, I hope that she finds the most wonderful home where she is spoiled rotten.
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Sure wish my Apt. allowed more than 1 dog......:(
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Just tears at your heart. On the up side, she is in rescue and not in a shelter. I hope she will not be without a family to love her for very long. Please keep us posted on her status. Thanks.

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I did ok reading it the first time, but then tried to read it aloud to Bruce. Sniff...I will keep this young lady in my thoughts and if you could post a link with her info, I'd be delighted to post her on my FB wall in hopes of finding her a remarkable, forever home.
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