Augusst 26, 2002
My name is Maggie and I am a red rough Brussels Griffon. I am about 5 to 5 1/2 years old and I weigh 15 pounds (but I'm not fat). I'm not sure of my birthday because I have lived in a lot of places and I guess they forgot. I can't understand why I have moved so much because my foster mom says I am just about the sweetest little girl she has ever seen.
My last family built a pool and they decided they just didn't have time for me or for my Weimeraner brother, so they just put an ad in the paper under "free dogs". My brother and I were really lucky that a friend of my foster mom saw it and called her. I came to her house that day.
I really would like to live with a family who will keep me and love me forever. I have an awful lot of love and hugs to give. My mom and her friend that has Griffys says I am a real "Velcro" dog. I just want to be loved by my people.
I live with five foster brothers now.....4 All-American dogs and an Affenpinscher, and I sure like to play with them. They like having a pretty girl around, I think. I think they like redheads too....they are all black. I am spayed and I am housebroken, and I absolutely LOVE to ride in the car and sleep on your bed....but I will sleep in my own bed too, as long as it is close to you.
My health is really good and the vet said I had good teeth. My only problem is fleas....I don't like them but they like me, and I am really allergic to them. If you buy me some Frontline, those mean fleas won't like me anymore, and I won't have to itch so badly. My hair is growing out where those old fleas were chewing on me and pretty soon, you won't be able to tell.
I hope you will look at my picture and will see the love in my eyes, just
waiting for my forever family. I live in Wichita, KS, right now. My foster
mom says I can stay here just as long as I want. I sure would like for us to find
Lots of tail-wags, woofs and doggie kisses from your friend,
Maggie the Griff
If you would like more information, contact Margie Simon . If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application.
Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.
August 28, 2002
Maggie has been adopted!
September 9, 2002
Update from Maggie, now renamed Mandy:
I had a quiet morning of breakfast and tummy rubbing. Then Mom and Dad went to church, but that was okay because I took a nap. I was really good and didn't cry a bit when they left, which made them happy. After church, they dashed in, hugged me, took me to the yard to potty, then we were off to PetsMart! I now have a new forest green collar, forest green harness collar, forest green leash, and black (didn't come in any other color) safety belt. I also have a new pallet, not quite the same as Hershey's & Stormy's, but I like it. And I have a baby hedge hog and a small package of Grandma's chicken flavored treats. I want to tell you,shopping is a tiring thing! When we got home, I finished my breakfast and then got in Dad's recliner for a nap.
I just wanted to send you all a note and let you know about my day. Also I wanted to thank you all for taking such good care of me, for finding me a forever home and/or making that happen, and for loving me.
Oh, the other shoppers at PetsMart thought I was a doll. Mom agreed with them (it would have been vain for me to have agreed so I just stayed quiet).
I feel another nap coming on. Hope you all have a fun day too.
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