Willow is home…..
The first day I met Willow she was scared, very thin, full of fleas and parasites. She was still sweet as could be. Manatee County Animal Services tested her for heartworm and she tested positive. Everyone was heartbroken. As I walked by her (to look at another dog in need) she looked me directly in the eyes and slowly put her leg around mine and pulled me close to her. So, of course, I had to ask what her story was and the staff went on and on of how wonderful she is and please take her too. She was a stray dog and in rough shape but so deserved a chance. (Willow had already sold me) So, what do you do when you have two dogs in need and only space for one dog? Go to the parking lot and start calling everyone you can to find a foster home! And we did, we found a foster home! After several months of medical care to build her back up to a happy, healthy girl, Willow finally met the man of her dreams, a nice boy named Murphy. Murphy brought his parents over to meet Willow, packed her up and moved her to the East Coast to live happily forever. To think Willow, now named Riley and her Cinderella story almost didn’t happen……but a foster home saved her life and helped make all her dreams (and ours) come true ♥ Thank you so much to all our foster homes ♥ (Riley on the left and Murphy is on the right)