I have volunteered at various times with different organizations, but this week I signed up for something new – fostering for a dog rescue group. I have cocker spaniels, and my previous dogs were cocker spaniels, so I signed up with a rescue group dealing in that breed.
Saturday, I told a co-worker of my decision. She is the one who inspired me – she already fosters. She shared with me that she just had to turn down a puppy because her dog is recovering from an injury. Before I knew it, the words popped out of my mouth and I volunteered to foster her.
The situation was urgent because the individual that found her had to keep the puppy separate from her own dog, fearing that her dog would inflict harm. She actually took her to the shelter but was afraid she would be euthanized, and the next day picked her up. So once I called the organization things […]