The Rest of Pierson’s Gotcha Story – Part I

A wild and wonderful story of dog rescue, a huge Vet bill and a happy dog adoption tale.

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Pierson, Dawn’s dog as seen on “I lLove Dogs, Dawn’s WordPress blog

Readers, you may remember Pierson’s Bad Poetry Day?

Dawn Ross shared this from American Dog BlogI still love Pierson’s offbeat, funny Valentine rhyme, with which he won a prize.

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Dad got me from a shelter.
Dad got me from a shelter.

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On January 10th, Pierson’s official Gotcha Day, I told you about how he was finally caught after living in a park as a stray for nearly a month. But his adventure didn’t stop there. Coming into a strange new home took some adjustment. So let me tell you the rest of Pierson’s story.

Take Him to the Shelter?
When we first started trying to catch this stray dog, my husband didn’t think it would be a good idea to take in a stray. He was worried about bringing in a dog with unknown behaviors and unknown diseases. He suggested that if we catch this dog, we should take him to the humane society, let him go through the adoption process, and then adopt him. There are some no-kill shelters in the Kansas City area, so it was not an unreasonable request. Also, considering he was a stray, it would give…

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