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Our babes have come a LONG LONG way from being rural strays in the Carolinas!!



Click on the logo below to fill out an adoption application!

Click here for Mindy and Hunter's 10 week PHOTO update!

Click here to see the VIDEO babes MINDY and HUNTER at 10 weeks!

Click here for our VIDEO of babies HUNTER and MINDY

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Last Friday, on August 31st, our Carolina Rescuers sent us up 4 lovely, lonely pups --

-- 2 of whom - Hunter and Mindy, were found as strays, their mother shot by a farmer as she foraged his chickens --

-- and the other two, Sammy and Shadow, in the kill pound, with a certain fate.

Well, we showed them we could do BETTER!

At right, a THANKFUL Hunter -- !!


Here, Hunter's sister, Mindy --

-- a sweet girl, and full of ENERGY!!


Next, at right, Sammy, along with his foster momma Caroline...

... and here, sister Shadow, who is a looker in her own right!!

As you can see, there's nothing but THANKFULNESS and LOVE from these babes --

-- who somehow know they were RESCUED, and aren't holding BACK with appreciation -- !!

At right, Caroline's husband, Pat, and Sammy.

Next, on to MUG-SHOTS -- !!



First, the girls...

born: July 6, 2012
adoptable: September 6, 2012
what comes with them: they're spayed, microchipped, wormed, vaccinated, socialized and LOVED

   
   

Next, the boys...

born: July 6, 2012
adoptable: September 6, 2012
what comes with them: they're neutered, microchipped, wormed, vaccinated, socialized and LOVED

   

Okay, now back to princess Shadow --

-- she's a striking girl, all black and white, an around 9-10 weeks.


As you can see, she LOVES affection, and is getting GREAT socialization at Pat and Caroline's place, with their adult puppers.

So, these two, SAVED --

-- and WHY?

BEcause we CAN, and because they NEED IT --

-- that's enough reason for us -- !!


Here, a parting picture of pretty-boy Sammy --

-- so regal -- !!


And then, his sister, with a VERY happy Caroline -- !!

That's the money shot, baby --

-- we could get LOST in those EYES -- !!


Next, at foster Barb's...

So, with Sammy and Shadow off to Caroline's, the little-uns, Hunter and Mindy head off to foster BARB'S --

-- and just LOOK at all the TEMPTATION -- !!


Here, our little man is a bit apprehensive at first --

-- he's not too used to being indoors!!


And here, sister Mindy leads the charge --

-- note, these loves have some "love bites" on their heads --

-- that's from being crated together, and being, ummm -- SISTER and BROTHER -- !!


Here, our kind Barb has toys for them --

-- who KNEW Martha Stewart made her own line of pet toys -- ??!!


Our little cum, with his FIRST toy -- !!

Nowww you're getting the hang of it, Hunter -- !!

Aww -- a pretty, proper and HAPPY baby -- !!

Outside the babies go, and just like that, they're right in to it -- !!

Oops --

-- thirsty from their trip, they are -- !!


Ahh -- that's MUCH better -- !!

Here, you can't HELP but feel the pleasure that little Hunter does --

-- just LOOK at those EYES -- !!


PLOP --

-- he's landed --

-- again --

-- on his FEET -- !!


Hahaha -- a LITTLE advice Hunter --

-- don't TRUST smiling LAWN ornaments -- !!


Ahhh --

-- before he knows it, sister Mindy tackles him again -- !!


Hahaha --

-- who's enjoying this moment, more, Hunter or foster Chrissie -- ??

Well, it's OBVIOUS -- !!


And here, just priceless --

-- this makes is ALL worth it -- <3


Oh, here, too, these babies' SAVIOR --

-- foster BARB --

-- thank you SO much Barb -- !!


So, with that, these babes, all four of them, know love and compassion --

-- and they respond accordingly.

What a nice part of life this is!


If you're interested in adopting our little bat-girl at left, or any of the other pups, fill out an ADOPTION APPLICATION at the top of this page, email it to us, and we'll take it from there - !!

THANK YOU to Barb, Susan, Caroline, Pat and all others who helped make this quick rescue a REALITY --

-- you're GREAT!!


Mindy and Hunter at 10 weeks -- doing FANTASTICALLY!!

So, just a couple of weeks in to foster, and just LOOK at our BABIES --

-- they're FANTASTIC!!

Next, mug-shots of our two cuties --


   
Our little LOVES' mugshots, UPDATED 2o sept 2012!!
   

We're OH so PROUD to say that little Hunter has been ADOPTED --

-- he'll be AT HOME with LELA in STRATFORD, CT --

-- great work, Lela -- and Hunter!!


What we LOVE is seeing how GENUINELY excited Lela is for Perry --

-- and that's a BIG deal, seeing this boy, just a month ago, was a rural stray, without a momma -- :(

You'd better start going to CHURCH, little H -- you've been BLESSED!!


Next, our pretty MINDY --

-- who proves to us on a DAILY BASIS that BLACK is INDEED beautiful --

-- ESPECIALLY when it's combines with PINK -- !!


Oh, little lady --

-- you're so sweet, so trusting, so loyal --

-- we'll find you the BEST of HOMES, okay -- ??

That's a PROMISE you can KEEP -- !!


So, this leaves us from FOUR to ONE --

-- ALL the Carolina pups, except MINDY, shown here, are ADOPTED --

-- can you complete the cycle and give MINDY the best home FOREVER?

If SO, fill out an ADOPTION APPLICATION at the top of this page --

-- THANK YOU ALL, who cared enough to make this moment a REALITY --

-- for four lives -- and then SOME MORE -- you made it ENTIRELY worthy -- !!



Babies HUNTER and MINDY video at 7 weeks!

Video of our babes at 10 weeks -- SO FUN!!

Things I like in an application:

- Applicants who join our pit bull forum, at www.pbsmiles.com. There, you'll find a small army of pit bull lovers -- 4,500 at the present -- !! For you, the adopter, you can learn about canine diet, pit bull temperaments, multi-dog households, and you can meet a nice group of people. For us, the rescuers, we can see your baby as they grow with you, hearing your stories about them and seeing pictures you post of them in their news lives -- win-win, right??!!
PLEASE DON'T IGNORE THIS PRE-REQUISITE -- it means a lot to us here -- !!
- Adult adopters, ready to be adults. People aware of the responsibility of a puppy, and aware this puppy will become an a medium-sized dog, with its own temperament and personality. Adult adopters who are ready for a 15 year commitment. This puppy does not have a depreciating "useful life" that is over when it becomes an adult -- instead, this dog's whole life is useful -- !!
 
- Owners who are aware of and who respect the pit bull temperament. This means people who know you can't "love" dog aggression out of their dogs -- instead, owners who are RESPONSIBLE with their pups -- crating them when unattended, supervising them with children, never leaving them outside unattended, and those who are ready for licks and lovin' in return! For more on dog aggression, click here.
 
- Adopters who treat their newest addition like a member of the family, realizing that this isn't a "dog in the box" and that its little life must be encouraged to go the right path and that obedience, socialization and training will get her there -- !!
 

- Financial commitment. Adopters willing to spend money on their new investment, including premium foods (like Candidae, Wellness, Nutro or raw food), plus adopters who will invest in pet insurance or a "dog fund", lest vetting be required, which may get expensive.

The adoption fee is $325 per dog. This is reasonable, considering the premium services that each pup gets. Each dog, before placement, is examined by a licensed veterinarian, spayed or neutered, wormed with premium wormer, given vaccinations on a regular basis (not just a one-shot deal), microchipped with a premium Home Again chip (made by Schering-Plough), fed premium raw food (not 'Ol Roy, or some other filler-laden junk) and has spent it's puppy fosterhood in a wonderful, attentive, CLEAN environment. Also, each puppy is accompanied by a personal home visit to YOUR home at placement, to ensure they're going to have the life of a king or queen -- !! If the home visit doesn't pass, puppy doesn't stay. This isn't some parking-lot-of-a-pet-store adoption scheme, instead, it's the highest-quality service I can provide for these young souls, as they journey off in to their lives. Note, too, we have had a recent increase in adoption fees, due to increased veterinary surgery rates.

 
- Smart and informed adopters, who research this breed and who realize that these pups are not for everyone. Pit bull temperament can be Googled, and a great start can be found here.

 

Things I shy away from in an application:

- Youth -- sorry kids -- this is a living being, not an iPod!! Young peoples' lives change a lot, and the first thing to get dumped is usually the dog, whether it be on their parents, a friend, etc., who are oftentimes ill-equipped and disinterested in this four-legged life -- then, the dumping or neglect begins.
- Renters. I get calls all the time saying, "Please take my dog -- I moved in to an apartment that doesn't allow them." Ummm -- did you fall asleep in an apartment that allowed them, and then wake up at a new address, in an apartment that doesn't allow them? This isn't magic here -- it's responsibility, and dogs come first. Please don't lie on the application, either -- this will show up in the home-visit -- !!

- Multi-dog households. While I love having many pit bulls, quite a few people aren't ready for the commitment and responsibility it takes to sometimes crate their dogs, rotate them out of the crates and generally own them responsibly. When that happens, I get calls saying, "I have to get rid of one of my dogs ASAP." I can never understand why these people think their lack of planning is all of the sudden my emergency.

- Busy households. Sure, puppies are cute, and they're cuddly, and after they're bathed, they smell nice. But when they grow up in to dogs, and the busy household moves on to their new obsession, the dog, now needing obedience, love and affection, is dumped in the suburban sense. The dog may even live "out on the porch" -- people mention that to me like it's acceptable -- dogs are social beings, and will not flourish in situations of neglect!
 
- People that call me sounding like gangsters. It happens a lot -- and they never want a spayed or neutered dog. Sorry folks -- this is rescue, not a puppy mill, nor the "syndicate". Also, please don't bother me with requests for "papers" -- last time I checked, no people I knew had "papers", and that didn't make them any less a "person" -- !!