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Kaiser: The New Puppy

Kaiser: The New Puppy After months and months of resistance, I finally gave in to my wife's request to adopt a new dog. Following countless hours of discussion on what breed and size we'd look for, we finally agreed on an older, small breed dog with a low energy level. We knew from the very beginning we would adopt our new dog from a shelter or rescue organization, so that's where our search began. We spent many, many evenings looking at numerous dogs on Petfinder.com and local rescue websites. Although we came across a lot of dogs with great potential, we figured it would be best to meet the dog in person before adopting. That's when we started visiting the Brazos Animal Shelter. On our second visit, we immediately noticed a puppy that had been found roaming the streets that morning. He had a few fleas, an ear infection, and needed a good bath, but for the most part he was in great shape! Even though we originally agreed on adopting an older dog with low energy, my ... (Read More)