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09-19-2014 08:56 PM
selzer I must be tired,

I read that as a candidate to go to the vet to be PTS, instead of a candidate to be homed with a veteran with PTSD. I guess I am glad I went back and read it again.
09-19-2014 06:44 PM
lyssa62 Jeremy maybe randy and the rescue would be the best bet ??? he would make sure to find a good just right home for Aspen!
09-19-2014 03:03 PM
misslesleedavis1
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jerky, guess i should add my apologies for attempting to point out alternatives also. i have no idea how this works, but would you consider contacting a local veterans group to see if your dog would qualify as a dog for a returning vet with PTS....just a thought. imho, i cant think of anything better for your gsd .
Fantastic suggestion
09-19-2014 02:48 PM
huntergreen jerky, guess i should add my apologies for attempting to point out alternatives also. i have no idea how this works, but would you consider contacting a local veterans group to see if your dog would qualify as a dog for a returning vet with PTS....just a thought. imho, i cant think of anything better for your gsd .
09-19-2014 02:08 AM
jerky Still no luck in finding Aspen a home so many say they want her but have gone no where. The ones i was hopful of have not called for a week but i know people they work with and they said they are wanting her but at the moment have yet to step up to the plate. I don't want to take her to breeder and have her be breeding stock not sure she will but its heavy on my mind. I am running out of time i feel as no time frame has been set but the longer this takes the harder its going to be.
09-15-2014 04:50 PM
jafo220
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Thank you for your help. I just grow tired of hearing that. It is very difficult to deal with. I dont intend on getting another animal because i can never deal with this heart break again. Its was 15 years in between having my last GSD (POOCH) who was 11 before she passed. I can still smell her collar and it smells like her
Please keep us up to date on the rehoming. We all do care even though she's not ours.
09-15-2014 01:27 PM
jerky
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I apologize. I've done nothing but tried to be helpful to you, on this thread and in PM's, and said nothing about you rehoming her as this is completely your choice. My questions were general and something that should be considered in the future. I won't bother with the topic again. Good Luck.
Thank you for your help. I just grow tired of hearing that. It is very difficult to deal with. I dont intend on getting another animal because i can never deal with this heart break again. Its was 15 years in between having my last GSD (POOCH) who was 11 before she passed. I can still smell her collar and it smells like her
09-15-2014 09:00 AM
Jax08
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So lets get this straight once more. Everyone makes mistakes kids do all the time as well as adults lets just say someone forgets to shut the fence or door she gets out and jumps on the mother or the father or the little girl again or worse bites the person then she is to be put down because i was greedy and didnt want to give her a new home where she could have a better chance away from things like that which could harm her well being. If u can't swim do u buy a life jacket to stow in a boat or do you wear it. I feel this is a better life line for her.

I apologize. I've done nothing but tried to be helpful to you, on this thread and in PM's, and said nothing about you rehoming her as this is completely your choice. My questions were general and something that should be considered in the future. I won't bother with the topic again. Good Luck.
09-15-2014 06:15 AM
BorderKelpie I think this situation is heartbreaking for you, Jerky. I do applaud your efforts to do what you feel is right for Aspen. I wish there was a way things could work out differently, but I know you and your family are wishing the very same thing.

Just let me say that I think you are a very compassionate and brave person to put the well being of your beloved Aspen before your own feelings.

Blessings to you, your family, Aspen, and her new family.
09-15-2014 01:13 AM
jerky When they came to my house she barked and growled a few times like saying hey let me check you out, so they stood there talking and i allowed her to smell them. It went well they spent 2 hrs with her after 5 to 10 min she was playing ball with them and letting them lead her on leash. Im on second shift this week so its been hard for them to come buy. I asked them to come around some more so i can feel them out and how they get along with each other. Thanks for asking. I hope they tale her they seem interested. I KNOW THE TEENAGE SON WANTED TO TAKE HER HOME THAT NIGHT. Sorry for caps but didnt want to retype.
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