Catching Up
Not a good week

Update on Bear

It has been 6 months since I adopted Bear.  He had been badly neglected and then ceased by the RSPCA.  I had no idea what breed he was only that he was a scruffy little thing, he had been shaved right down to remove his whole coat.

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It has taken some time for him to regain his confidence but now he runs the house.  Other people and dogs are greeted by a very loud bark for such a little dog, 6.5kg.  This house is his as are all the beaches around the island.  He makes sure everyone knows this. 

He can still be hesitant.

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But he is the most adorable companion.  He sleeps on the bed and is up on my lap as soon as I sit down.  And now that his coat has grown back, is the most handsome little fellow.

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As he is 12 going on 13 years old I'm not too sure how long I will have him.  But as of now he is active, walking 3 times a day, jumps up and down from the bed and on and off furniture.  He has taken a shine to my neighbour which means I have a sitter if I have to go out.  He becomes very anxious if left alone.

I often wonder about his previous owners.  He was awarded to one party in a divorce settlement through the court.  I think the person who got him only wanted to hurt their partner or else he wouldn't have been taken by the RSPCA. 

We have bonded together and I never thought that would happen when Charlie died.  I count him as a blessing in my life.


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Lyn Warner

He brings back memories of our little dog who looked almost identical - same face, colouring, thick fur and beautiful tail. We adopted him from the SPCA in Johannesburg and were told he was a cross Keeshond. He was a very sweet little companion.


He is a very fine looking fellow. Good to know he's settled in so well!

Carolyn Foley

He has become my constant companion.

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