Archie was one of nine puppies who came to the BC SPCA along with their emaciated mother dog. They were voluntarily surrendered during a cruelty investigation in December 2009.
Thankfully, several foster families opened their hearts and homes to give these pups a second chance until their forever homes could be found. Archie found his on March 4, 2010.
Recently, Archie's new family wrote to update us on his progress.
We would have been in touch sooner but we've been so busy (and tired) playing with Archie.
He has learned quite a few tricks including catching cookies off his nose. His favorite thing is going to the dog park. (ours too because it's the only thing that tires him out :)
He's a teenager now so he can be a handful at times but we like the challenge. Now that he's almost a year he has even more energy but he's also calming down into a mature dog.
Hope his mum, Trevor and Cinnamon [two of Archie's siblings] are doing great too. Thanks to Archie's foster parents for giving him a great start. He still sits for his food at every meal but who taught him to put his chin on the nearest flat surface when he wants to beg? I think he figured that out on his own. ;)
Thanks for a great puppy,
Heather and Matthias
Congratulations to Archie and his loving new family!
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