I am very excited today. My rescue visitor, Nuggi, is a special friend. We came from the same dachshund rescue group and lived in the same foster home!
Nuggi is 8 years old. He is a double dapple dachshund and such a handsome and very sweet boy! I love his coloring.
Abby: What is your background and how did you end up in rescue?
Nuggi: We don't know anything about my background. We heard that
my former owner wanted to breed me, but couldn't because of my double
As a result of my breeding, I only have one blue eye -- but
it's a beautiful and wonderful eye!
The foster home I came from had 10
doxies in it -- and I often had to defend myself because of my eye. Mommy
can't believe this. Trish's Abby was one of my foster-mates -- she was always
very sweet to me.
Abby: How were your first days at your new home?
Nuggi: From the moment
the rescue lady handed me into my mommy's arms, I buried my head in the crook of
her neck and knew I was home.
She said she may as well have just taped me
to her body, that's how much of a velcro boy I am. I explored the house &
yard completely and tirelessly. And got to sleep in my mommy's arms all night
long. Pure bliss!
Oh, by the way, both mommy & I found our "home" the
minute my blue eye met her green eyes. It was immediate love.
Abby: What are a few of your favorite things?
of my favorite things are squeaky furry toys. My most beloved one is a ladybug
squeakee, followed by 2 teddy bear rescue-dog ones, and a birdie.
adore going for walks and manage to leave nothing unsniffed!
And taking naps
on the couch with my mom is the very best.
And I love my food and all my
special apple and carrot time throughout the day.
Abby: Do you have any tips for people who want to adopt a rescue pet?
Nuggi: I am just so
entirely grateful and blessed that my mommy fell in love with me! We both feel that rescuing a dog is a win-win situation for all concerned. Of
course there are exceptions, but more than likely you will find the love of your
Abby: Is there a rescue group you want to send a shout out to?
Nuggi: The Rescue Group that
found me is the one I'd send greetings to: ATDR, All Texas Dachshund Rescue.
My mom calls me her Rock, her Anchor. I don't think I'm much like a
rock, but I know she means this in a very special way. We adore each
Nuggi, thank you so much for visiting! It was so much fun catching up with you again here. Momma and I are always extra happy to hear news of you, since we have a special rescue connection. I join Nuggi in sending love, and love, and more love to ATDR!
Sigh! I love Nuggi's happy story. Dear readers, if you have a rescued pet you would like to spotlight here, please let me know. You can also leave a message for Nuggi in the comments below, or just say "hi." I love to hear from you!
Wishing you a great weekend.