JUANA: Bill, as you can see, it was raining all morning. Luckily, it started raining after we fed our dogs at 6:00 in the morning. Then it rained almost all day long. We still did our work and we had a full crew. As you can see, all of the kennels were in a lot of water. Luckily, we have sand and it’s not dirt. It doesn’t get muddy. The water dissolves into the sand and it’s not that bad.
We had an Adoption Day event at the Dallas International Guitar Show at Fair Park on Saturday. Tom, Linda and David took our dogs and showed them at the Guitar Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday they took Spencer and Gina to the Guitar Show. There we are taking them to the van and David drove them to Dallas. They looked very pretty. We bathed them and they were nice and clean and smelled good after we had so much rain.
There are more pictures of our crew. This is doggie Reyna watching James W., who we call, “W.” We also have another James on our crew and a doggie James and a Dr. James (Dr. James Morton). Talking about Dr. James, I wish he could have been here today to meet everyone. Dr. Dumeyer and Dr. Morton Sr. are here today and we want to thank them.
BILL: Let me just say that they are Australian Shepherds. They call them Double Merles. The people, who breed these puppies, usually have one or two blind and deaf puppies in each litter and then they euthanize them. Pat was at Morton Clinic, when someone brought these dogs in to be euthanized and she took them. They have had a wonderful life with us and they are beautiful dogs.
BILL: When I think of him, I think of Helen Keller. He is amazing! You would think that he wouldn’t be able to do anything. But, with just smell and touch, he can do anything. He knows what the world is like around him. It’s incredible to watch him. He knows the park and he runs. He memorizes the areas and he doesn’t run into trees. Once in a while he does, but not very often. It’s amazing to watch him.
BILL: Thank you very much. We’ll be back again tomorrow with another report from Straydog.