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12 weeks!

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We’re almost to our 3 month mark! But today marks 12 weeks since Domino had his amputation and came to live with me.

Things have been amazing and definitely changed for the better. I was skeptical at first about adding a third dog to my pack, but he fits in wonderfully. Our first 12 weeks have been full of firsts for us both. Domino has learned to trust me as I have him. He now “sits pretty” (sits up) for me to put his Webmaster harness on, and waits for me to lift him from the van. I now know that I can do just about anything to him without worry of his reaction. I dremel his nails by myself, apply his foot lotion, massage him all without him thinking twice about it. It’s hard to believe that just 12 weeks ago he was a forgotten outside dog scheduled to be put down.

This past Friday Domino graduated his beginner obedience class! He passed with flying colors and now we’re just waiting to sign up for intermediate. Hopefully we’re only about 4-5 months away from taking his therapy dog test.

Hopefully our next 12 weeks are as fun as the first!

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8 Responses so far »

  1. Christine said,

    August 5, 2014 @ 2:47 pm     Reply

    yeaaaaaaaaa Domino!!!
    So good to hear that everything is going great.. that just makes us all smile from ear to ear!!
    It really is hard to beleive that much time has flown by…. and congrats on passing your class!!
    Good luck on yoru next class!!
    Christine.. with Franklin in her heart♥

  2. kazann said,

    August 5, 2014 @ 3:04 pm     Reply

    Congratulations Domino! It’s great you plan to be a therapy dog. Dogs like you need to work, I can see it in your eyes, they are so alert.

    Have fun in your next round of training. Obviously you have a wonderful family.

  3. tinav323 said,

    August 5, 2014 @ 3:13 pm     Reply

    Aw he’s so cute! Congrats on passing your class at the top of the pack! I’m so happy to hear he’s trustingyou and that hhe’s doing so well. I’ve been thinking about trying to certify my trikitty as a therapy cat, but she’s still too young and too new to do that just yet. Hopefully she’ll keep her sweet temperament. Let us know now the therapy class goes!

  4. leland4 said,

    August 5, 2014 @ 8:18 pm     Reply

    Congrats Domino on your 12 week Ampuversary AND passing your obedience class!!! I’m sure you will have no problem breezing through your next course on your way to becoming a certified therapy dog!! Woooohooooo!!!!

    I have no doubt there a MANY adventures awaiting you and Domino. It will be a pleasure to see all that he can accomplish!

    Sahana and her Angel Leland

  5. benny55 said,

    August 5, 2014 @ 11:20 pm     Reply

    Standing ovation Mr. Domino AND Mom!!!!!!! Incredible victories on so many levels!!!

    Makes me shudder to think your life could have been cut so short had it not been for you and your Mom being at the right place at the right time!!!!

    Your pictures are not on l y adorable, they show a very happy boy!

    Hugs to all and a little extra ice cream tocelebrate tonight…just a little

    Sally and Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle

  6. fourminipups said,

    August 6, 2014 @ 4:12 am     Reply

    So incredible all that you both have accomplished together! Domino was truly blessed to have found you.

    So happy to hear a great update!

    Luanne and Spirit Shooter

  7. Linda Morrice said,

    August 6, 2014 @ 9:54 am     Reply

    Wonderful update!

    Good work Domino and Mom đŸ™‚

    I have no doubts that Domino will be an excellent therapy dog with all the love and support he gets from you – and of course because of his splendid personality.

    Hugs

    Linda and Tucker

  8. jerry said,

    August 7, 2014 @ 3:08 am     Reply

    Wooot! Woooot! Pretty indeed, you rock Domino. I can tell you are going places my friend. Rock on!

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