Lulu was picked up as a stray before being brought to the BC SPCA Trail Regional Branch in December 2011. She was a beautiful young pointer mix that had a penchant for escaping. When no one came to claim her she was made available for adoption just before the new year.
Right off the bat staff and volunteers alike fell for the charming personality of Lulu, but boy was this young girl a handful at times. While a great dog, it was apparent right away that she was what is known as a “runner”, taking off whenever and wherever she could.
It took a bit longer to find just the right family to look after Lulu and keep her escape tactics in check, but in May 2012 she finally found who she needed. Her new family has let us know just how well Lulu, now Lola, has made herself at home.
Good morning beautiful people at the Trail SPCA!
I just wanted to give you a quick update on Lulu, who we have re-named "Lola". It is so close we decided it could be done. Lola seems ok with this and does come to us when called as Lola.
She spent most of the ride home trying to crawl into my lap. I had to stop twice to put her in her own seat. She finally did settle in the back, all sprawled out on the blanket.
Upon arriving to her new forever home, she was given free reign to search and discover her new space. She explored the back yard first, then the lower level of the house, then went upstairs where "Gramma" was waiting. She was given sooooo many cuddles! We just hung out at home, since the weather was kind of bad. She decided she likes the area rug in front of the couch. I brought the blanket from the van into the house and spread it out for her; she seemed to like this and settled herself at my feet.
When it was bedtime, I put the same blanket into her new dog bed, right next to my bed. She tried to get up on my bed a few times but I told her "no" and "down" and re-settled her in her bed. She slept there all night.
I awoke to a nose in my face...YAY! A very happy girl.
She hasn't eaten yet this morning, I tried hand feeding her kibble but she doesn't seem interested. I know she will eat when she is hungry. Later today we will be walking over to the park, where I can show off my lovely girl.
Thanks to all of you wonderful people for taking such good care of Lola (Lulu). We feel so blessed to have her.
We will keep in touch periodically letting you know how she is doing...info for the Happy Ending Story: D
Ta for now........
Rhonda (Mom), Gail (Gramma) & Lola (Lulu)
We couldn’t be happier knowing that Lola has found her niche in this world and is fitting right in at home. A big thank you to Rhonda and Gail for making the time and space in your home to care for this wonderful young girl and we look forward to the many stories to come.
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