We weren't planning on getting another dog.
Facebook post with me.
had different plans.
Yorkie baby was in need of our love.
By then I was sure someone else would
find her before we were able to make
contact with the rescue people. When I
finally heard back we set up a day for a
meet-and-greet. Responsible rescue
groups always check out the new people
before placing their rescues in homes.
That went great. Poor little girl was frightened
and took a while to warm up in a scary
situation. She's just about 2 years old.
We would be able to pick up our new girl
later that week after her visit to
the vet for her spay surgery.
recovery and adjustment to her new home.
Since then she's become a joy! She just such
a happy little dog, very affectionate,
playful, and smart.
One morning she brought me a tennis ball
that she found by herself. I roll it to her
and she brings it back to me. I've never
had a Yorkie do that. It's now part of
our morning routine. She'll find a ball.
After a while she
to the fun of retrieving balls in the yard.
Sofie just loves to run and play.
She even brought me a tennis ball while I
was taking a bubble bath. How cute!
She has been a happy little traveler too.
We've taken several road trips to
North Carolina and Georgia and she's been
enjoying the sights and hikes.
Found a good spot in the bear bedroom
our condo in North Carolina.
She loves to hike with us.
Here she is "backpacking" with Daddy.
She loves to visit the small towns.
All snuggled on her bear pillow in NC.
In Florida we sit outside each evening
to watch the sunset and maybe play a
little tennis ball toss.
She fits into Lucy's hand-me-downs,
so she has quite the wardrobe for all
She's a late sleeper, cause she likes
to snuggle as long as possible.
She's all packed with her brush, sweaters
and toys for our second road trip to see
the family in Atlanta for Thanksgiving.
She made sure we didn't forget her
favorite tennis balls.
Georgia. We are meant to be!
Everybody crashed after our delicious
Then it's on the road again back to NC
before continuing on North.
Catching a small town Christmas parade
in Bryson City, NC.
Dreaming of many more happy days
with her new Mom and Dad.
On to New Jersey to see more family,
then Vermont, then back to Atlanta for
Christmas and home again to Florida.
It's been quite a trip!