Meet The Dog Behind The Dogma
March 27 | 1 Comment
THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE COMPANY:
In October 2008 my sister was visiting from New York. It was almost Halloween so we decided to go to Petco to buy costumes for my two dogs. As we drove up to the store front, I noticed it was pet adoption day. I told my sister we’d have to wait until the next day because it’s always hard for me to walk by the dogs that need homes.
Before the words finished tumbling out of my mouth, she shouted there was a dog that looked like Bo, the chow/retriever we had recently lost. She jumped out of the moving car and ran towards the dog cages. By the time I parked and got over to where my sister was, she had Bo’s look-a-like on a leash and was telling the shelter volunteer, “We’ll take him!”
Keep in mind, she lives in NY, I live in Georgia.
Although it’s usually not a good idea to “help” someone adopt a dog in this manner, the fact was my husband and I had already been thinking about getting another dog. We thought it might help our emotionally damaged puppy mill dog, Logan, become more social.
I called my husband to tell him I was at the store and it was pet adoption day. Before I could say another word, he asked matter-of-factly, “OK, what are we getting?”
In speaking with the shelter worker, I learned that the dog