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#1 OFFLINE   lincolnigs

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:01 PM

I was looking for a previous post of mine, and ran across this one. I thought it was interesting that 8 fosters was a lot then, now that is a dream!

http://www.igwhisper...p?showtopic=395

In comparison between then and now, we now have 21 IGs up for adoption. Last year we placed 26 in new homes, and already 2 this year with another one or two pending potentially.

I didn't find my previous annual posts though listing the number of dogs we have placed, so maybe I will need to recalculate each year. :(

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

That is so sad. Thanks for helping these beautiful creatures.
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#3 OFFLINE   mrswattsfresh

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:06 AM

Hi Scott,
I foster for KS/MO IG rescue, and I fostered one of your Nebraska IGs when your foster homes were full-maybe one of the ones from your post! Jet was 7 when he was given up by his owners, and your sister brought him down to Wichita for me to watch temporarily. Well, he's still here-foster failure!-and is the best little boy ever. Still going strong at 11 years young. Posted Image Good luck on adopting out your current batch of iggies!
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:58 AM

Thanks for all the work you do for IG's.

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#5 OFFLINE   lincolnigs

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:28 AM

Hi Scott,
Well, he's still here-foster failure!-and is the best little boy ever.


Glad to hear Jet is doing well. Our foster homes have rarely been under capacity within the last 5 years, since my sister drove Jet your direction. Not enough forever homes, especially for the middle aged or older ones, who are normally the best behaved of any dogs in rescue.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:06 AM

Not enough forever homes, especially for the middle aged or older ones, who are normally the best behaved of any dogs in rescue.

We just got into fostering here in Texas, and I've been surprised by how many IGs there are waiting for forever homes. :(

Our 8 y.o. foster girl is an absolute lady... We joke that she's our best dog because she is so sweet and well behaved. People are missing out by not looking at her...
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:06 AM

I wish we could foster again. Then again, we failed twice! But we were sucessful with two, so I'm actually batting .500! Our little town has a limit of 4 dogs, and we are at the limit. Someday, we will foster again, though. And when we adopt again (which will happen), we'll take a middle aged dog. Our Dutch was about 7 years old and Greyson was 6 when we adopted them, and they are absolutely the best dogs. Biggest worry I had was how well an older dog would bond with me - well, no more worries about that! You may not have as long with them as compared to a youngster, but it's all quality time, they seem to want to be with you and please you more than the youngesters (who eventually learn it).

#8 OFFLINE   Kelly

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:29 PM

Not enough forever homes, especially for the middle aged or older ones, who are normally the best behaved of any dogs in rescue.


Little Daisy Waisy is a GREAT dog. Any home would be lucky to have her as a permanent addition. The old ones are the best if you ask me!




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