Thursday, December 11, 2008

MEET THE NEW GIRL IN THE PACK; SOPHIE.

J.E.B. Bumpass
Hey Hounders,
This is J.E.B., currently moonlighting in the mall as one of Santa's reindeer, passing out the news of the day from The Bumpass Hounds. I'd like to introduce our current house guest from Charlottesville, VA. She is a very sweet southern belle (not be be confused with Shelby Belle). Her name is Miss Sophie or just "Sophie." Sophie is here with us as a "foster" dog. Her peep mom is very sick and is pretty much in the hospital all of the time now. Sophie's peep dad has to go to work early and after work he spends most of his time at the hospital with Sophie's mom. So there isn't a lot of time for the dad to play or care for Sophie. He made the difficult decision to put Sophie in a shelter and made her available for adoption. Well our Mom and Dad didn't think that was the only solution so they decided to offer to take care of Sophie until everything was stabilized and Sophie's dad could then decide whether he still wanted to have Sophie adopted or that he wanted her to move back to Charlottesville to her old home. Until then, Sophie is a Bumpass Hound. She's not an honorary or temporary Bumpass Hound but rather the real thing because she is living with us and once a Bumpass Hound, always a Bumpass Hound. Sophie misses her own mom and dad very much and will always have her memories of life in her old home where she was very much loved. She is acclimating to life here in Bumpass and she really likes our mom and dad and they like her right back. Our mom and dad say that no matter what, Sophie won't be going to a shelter or being made available for adoption. Sophie is in training to get down to a leaner figure. She weighed 147 lbs in June and she was about 130 lbs when she came to us four weeks ago. Last Saturday she went to the vet's with Shelby, and Sophie 's weight was down to 122 lbs so she's working hard and going in the right direction. I'm sure that you'll hear more about/from her in the future. So anyway, let's all give a big welcome to our new Bumpass Hound girl, Sophie.
- J.E.B.

Sophie

4 comments:

Gus said...

Hey, tell Sophie for us that she is not a GRRRL but a BBW (Big Beautiful Woman)! And that muzzer hopes she can get dad to the point where we can fit a third dog in the big bed.

Not that we will ever rival you or Miss Patience, but maybe we can even up the odds around here!

Kudos to all of you for helping out Ms Sophie


gussie

Homer said...

Hello everyone!

My name is also Homer and I'm a golden retriever!

Thank you for your Christmas card, we just got it today! The photo of everyone posing together is amazing and booti-ful!

We hope that Sophie's mum will get better soon. Your humans are amazing to look after Sophie!

Happy holidays!

Love,
Homer

happy said...

Just dropping in to say hi and thank you for your lovely card! What a big happy family here!

Sorry to hear about Sophie's mom. Hope she gets well soon. We're sure Sophie will be much loved at your home.

Jackson said...

Hey pals, just dropping by to thank you for your lovely Christmas card which arrived today. J x

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