Friday, May 27, 2016

Dear Abby - Meet Starla (A Rescued Pet Spotlight)

Dear friends,

I hope you are having a great day!  It is a long weekend and I have been busy helping Momma get caught up so we can take some time off.  I love long weekends!

Today I have two wonderful guests to introduce to you.  Starla is a 5 year old Cattle Dog Mix. She is here visiting with her Mom, Alanna.

Abby:  What is Starla's background and how did she end up in rescue? 

Alanna:  Starla was a pregnant stray in Texas when she was found. She was super friendly and happy be rescued. Once she had her puppies, a rescue group, Pet Rescue Alliance, transported her up to Virginia to be adopted. She lived with her foster family for almost 3 months in Washington, D.C. before I adopted her. 

Abby:  How were Starla's first days at her new home? 

Alanna:  Starla was a very friendly dog, however still wary of me. She refused to play with any toys or sleep next to my bed for a couple weeks. However, she was very well behaved and knew to sit while waiting for her dinner and to come get me if she needed to go outside. 

Abby:  What are a few of Starla's favorite things?  

Alanna:  Starla's favorite things are chasing squirrels and doing tricks for treats. 

Abby:  Do you have any tips for people who want to adopt a rescue pet?  

Alanna:  Take your time and think about your lifestyle, how it will change, and what kind of dog would work best with that lifestyle. 

Abby:  Is there a rescue group you want to send a shout out to (with link to group?) 

Alanna:, Pet Rescue Alliance
Thank you, Alanna and Starla, for visiting today.  Starla, I love your pictures and think chasing squirrels sounds like lots of fun!  We have something in common -- I was also rescued as a stray in Texas, and then traveled to my forever home.
If you have a question or comment for Starla, I hope you'll leave a message below.  If you have a special rescued pet who would like to be featured here, please let me know that, too.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Abby xoxoxo 


Alanna @ Alanna and Company said...

Thanks for featuring us!

Unknown said...

Awww, what an adorable story!

Me_Imperturbe said...

What a great looking dog! I would want to live with her myself.

Beth | Daily Dog Tag said...

Starla is such a pretty dog, I'm glad to know more about her!

Unknown said...

What a great story. Starla is beautiful

Greta Hollar said...

Love hearing adoption stories like these!

Greta |

Pellerini said...

Starla is such a cutie! Alanna kudos for saving her!

Ruthie Ridley said...

Oh my goodness! This warms my heart! Would love to rescue a pet someday!

Abby said...

Thanks, all, for stopping by! I'm glad you enjoyed meeting Starla here. She sure found a great home with Alanna.

The Peculiar Treasure said...

Starla is cute. I am so glad Alanna found her and gave her a good home :)

Stephanie said...

Our son has been asking for a doggy but we have yet to give in. I love seeing dog lovers being showcased. It's amazing to me the love people have for their pets.

Ayesha Heart said...

Yay for adoption! I am a Dog lover and Starla is so cutie. God bless you more!

Ayesha said...

Yay for adoption! Starla is super cutie. God bless you more!

Abby said...

Thanks for visiting! I agree, Starla is super cute.

Stephanie, if your family decides to adopt a dog, I hope you find the perfect rescue dog match.