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#1 OFFLINE   Gwen

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 09:49 AM

Some of you will recall my posting about foster boy Ray, who was afraid of my husband, and followed him around, barking. I am happy to report that Ray has come a long way. My husband still can't generally just reach down and pet him from a standing position, but if he is sitting, or especially if he is in bed, Ray is very affectionate with him. The only time he barks at him now is if he is trying to get him to throw something that he can chase.
Here is a lousy, blurring photo- but it captures Ray just as he is about to lick hubby all over his face.

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 10:35 AM

So glad he is doing so much better!!! =) He sure seems to love your husband!!
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 10:38 AM

How sweet! I know the feeling of accomplishment/relief you must have felt the day he finally trusted him. I have had a hard time with Zeus warming up to men as well. He has just recently taken a liking to my dad, after owning him for almost 8 months. It was an ordeal, and then one day he was fine with him. In fact, I have lost my bed buddy to my parents when I am home for the weekends now. HA

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 11:23 AM

Awwww....he looks like such a peach!
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 12:54 PM

Gwen - that is a great picture!! I am so happy to see the progress.

I see that Boo has to be involved as well

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 01:13 PM

Gwen you are one of our family heros(hubby too) for giving this wonderful little guy a new lease on life and safe place to develop trust. big_kisses.gif big_blowkiss.gif big_roses.gif big_roses.gif big_roses.gif
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 01:54 PM

So glad that there has been inprovement and we all know that with continued love and patience there will be more.

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 02:42 PM

Looks like some bonding time going on there. Way to go Ray!! dance_for_joy.gif
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 03:10 PM

Great picture! It's wonderful that Ray has stated to trust your husband. He'll just keep getting better now he has begun. Your husband must feel great!

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 06:45 PM

It is a great picture!! Sometime blur tells a lot more than words!! I am so happy for Ray. And I thank you Gwen and your husband!

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 03:37 PM

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