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Old April 14th, 2009, 09:06 PM
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Happy Gotcha Day Colby!

One year ago I finally convinced DH that Maya needed a "brother" THANK YOU PETFINDER! He was a skinny boy, but his eyes got me. HAPPY GOTCHA DAY COLBY!

His Petfinder Picture then, Colby now, and playing with sister Maya.
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Old April 14th, 2009, 09:08 PM
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CONGRATS! And thanks for adopting isn't it amazing, the difference a year can make? I love seeing before and after pics!!
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Old April 14th, 2009, 09:19 PM
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He only weighed 49 lbs when we brought him home, he's now a chubby 75. I was amazed how quickly he took to us, he was Maya's best buddy within a day or two, and about a week at home, he quietly snuck onto the couch while I was napping, and fell asleep next to me. At that moment I knew I was his "mommy". He is such a cuddlebug. We were definately blessed.
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Old April 14th, 2009, 09:32 PM
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That does not even look like the same dog!! Good job. Colby couldn't have asked for a better "fit"!
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Old April 14th, 2009, 09:37 PM
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I actually got my two babies to sit for a picture! (Maya's eyes are drippy right now, had to start eye drops yesterday, its allergy season again)
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Old April 14th, 2009, 10:01 PM
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aww poor Maya, I can sympathize, I am an allergy sufferer myself! I love the way she's sitting, she looks so laid back!
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Old April 14th, 2009, 10:14 PM
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Now is the time to start bugging the hubby for a chocolate to round out the pack... If only our house wasn't so small...I keep leaving "bookmarks" on his computer of choc labs on petfinder. I don't think he'll fall for it, he says our bed is too small for 3 labs, and he's not moving to the couch to sleep. I could always trade HIM in for a dwarf hubby
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Old April 16th, 2009, 09:59 AM
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He only weighed 49 lbs when we brought him home, he's now a chubby 75. I was amazed how quickly he took to us, he was Maya's best buddy within a day or two, and about a week at home, he quietly snuck onto the couch while I was napping, and fell asleep next to me. At that moment I knew I was his "mommy". He is such a cuddlebug. We were definately blessed.
Oh my gosh, it is amazing how quickly they learn what love is. Congradulations to you both! Colby looks so happy and obviously likes the camera
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