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It’s my adoptaversary!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: | April 4, 2014 | 5 Comments |

April 4th, 2009 I found my forever home!

My Foster Mom and Dad took me to the ranch that Saturday so I could grant interviews. That was my first big outing since March 11th, when I had my amputation. They said they weren’t ready for me to be adopted…but I was!

Ever since I came to my forever home we have been so busy visiting and meeting so many new people, but what’s more important is how big my extended family is. From the lady that rescued me in Taiwan, Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue picked me up at SFO,  the Doctor who did my surgery, my Foster Mom and Dad, my Foster God Mother Jana, Margie, my trainer at Petsmart,  Nancy at ADI believed I could be a Therapy dog, all my human friends at TRIPAWDS.  My grandparents, Lee and Janet, all my friends at the hospital, library, county fairs and the elementary school. I’ll never forget the time at the VA Hospital when a soldier petted me for a long time and told my dad, thanks, you made me forget the bad things for awhile.

I miss all my TRIPAWD friends that have become Angels. Cancer, I hate you.

My big sister Penny has been so patient and taught me so much. Charlie my big brother has taught me some things that Penny never would!

I think Phil, the Dad on that Duck TV show sums my life up best, “Happy, Happy, Happy!” Cheeseburgers and fries for everyone!!!!!







under: Conversations with Shelby


  1. By: jerry on April 4, 2014 at 11:07 am      

    Hey Shelby CONGRATS! It’s


    In the Tripawds Nation! We’re all headed to In & Out in your honor.

    WOw, four years has flown by. The amount of people you’ve touched and brought comfort to is bigger than all the oceans and the galaxies, your love spreads far and wide my dear, what a blessing to have you in this world. Your destiny is clear. Shelby the PP Making the World a Better Place, One Hop at a Time! WOOOHOO!!!!

  2. By: benny55 on April 4, 2014 at 12:26 pm      


    Yo do jave one of the sweetest smiles on the planet ya’ know…..and such a very gentle soul.
    Who could jave known the lves you would touch when you picked your humans. Then again…you probavly knew all along!

    I love the moment of happness you gave the wounded veteran…very nice. He will never forget you…..nor will anyo e whose path you ave crossed.

    Oh Jack…thanks for sending the email with the link to Charlie’s pics!! Brightened my day!! Very kind of you!

    Okay Miss Shelby, I would think this calls for steak and ice cream tonight, right?

    ADOPTAVERSARIES always call for steak and ice cream!!!

    Sending hugs to you and all your glorios pack!

    Sally and Happy Hannah

  3. By: janeothejungle on April 4, 2014 at 4:09 pm      

    HOPPY ADOPTY DAY!!! The Hurricane household will be going out for burgers in your honor! Your pawrents were so lucky to find you!!

    Hurricane Rosie and family

  4. By: Codie Rae on April 4, 2014 at 10:39 pm      

    Happy Hippy Hoppy Adoptaversary to our own Petite Princess. You make our lives brighter just knowing you!
    CR and the OP

  5. By: Jana Mauk on April 13, 2014 at 4:52 pm      

    I am so proud to be Shelby’s God-Mother!!! I love her to pieces!! Her chauffeur and maid are pretty special also.

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