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Postby alex221 » Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:33 pm

Hi, I'm Lisa and I will be getting my rescue boy, Otis, this Friday, but I'm here to learn all I can about this wonderful breed.

I'm not a stranger to the world of 'misunderstood' breeds. I just lost my 8 yr old Rottie boy Alex last month to cancer and while I didn't feel up to another Rottweiler this time (I was afraid of too many reminders) I did want to continue to love and support the dogs that need me most.

I'm excited and can't wait for Friday. Otis and his brother were pulled from a kill shelter in NYC almost 2 years ago as 8 week old puppies. Otis was fostered for awhile, but then his foster mom lost one of her dogs and decided to keep him. Unfortunately, now, Otis and her other dogs are not getting along so she has to place him.

Anyway, thanks for being here and I know I will learn alot from you all!


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Postby ShadowWolf » Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:38 pm

Welcome to you and your future boy, Otis!
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Postby Darlazmum » Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:45 pm

Can't wait to see a pic of Otis!
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Postby alex221 » Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:46 pm

Thanks for the welcome. I have one pic of Otis from his foster mom and I'll try and post that here. I'll have more of my own pics after he gets here of course! I hope this works....

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Postby Darlazmum » Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:48 pm

I can barely see it but ho cute! I love his name too! He's gonna be ur jazz or blue's doggie huh :band:
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Postby Cerise » Wed Jun 22, 2005 8:00 pm

Very beautiful dog! ^^
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Postby BullyBreedLover » Wed Jun 22, 2005 10:32 pm

Awww he looks sweet! I am so sorry about your rottie :( My English bulldog is suffering from a heart tumor. It is so hard! May your new dog bring you all the happiness in the world! Thanks for supporting the misunderstood breeds! Oh and WELCOME! :thumbsup:
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Postby alex221 » Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:52 pm

I don't know why that pic came out so small.
Image Here's a different link to the same picture. Either way, I'll be taking LOTS of new pictures this weekend that I will share. :)

BullyBreedLover, thanks for the condolences for my Rottie. I still miss him so much, but I know he's pain free now, and it's just a "ME" thing. I'm sorry for you English Bulldog's heart condition and I hope your managing as best you can for now.


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Postby Patch O' Pits » Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:04 pm

Welcome and good luck with your new addition!
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Postby mypitmika » Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:25 pm

Hey congrats on your new addition Otis! The pic was small, but he looks like a cutie! I'm very sorry about your rottie and I'm so glad to hear that you're adopting a dog in need! Can't wait to see more pics of Otis!!! :)
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Postby BullyBreedLover » Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:53 pm

Thank you hun, He just turned 9 on Monday. He was said to die last November. I tried Chemo on him and he got very sick so i stopped. I do think the small amount of chemo i did do on him helped him though cause hes still here. He is doing well just on heat meds and steroids daily. His quality of life is good still. Im hoping he just sticks around! Congrats on the pup again!
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Postby ripley6 » Fri Jun 24, 2005 8:38 am

:welcome: Hi!

Otis looks like a real sweetie! Congratulations!

:hug: for your Rottie boy
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Postby Darlazmum » Fri Jun 24, 2005 12:39 pm

Today's the day right? Can't wait to see all the new photos!!
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Postby Susie's Pit Crew » Fri Jun 24, 2005 4:59 pm

:welcome:

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Postby pitbullgrl » Fri Jun 24, 2005 5:00 pm

welcome :dog:
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