This dog fostering thing can really suck sometimes. Sometimes they chew up a shoe or a window sill. Sometimes they dig a hole in the yard. Once or twice they've had accidents on the floor. Occasionally they bark or whine. And then every once in a while they make you fall in love with them so hard that it just nearly rips your heart out to let them go. Is it worth it? Yes. Do I still hate it? Yes. Would I recommend it? Absolutely.
pit bull who made me cry my eyes out
in the middle of the shelter. Something you might think would happen a
lot but had actually only happened once before when I accidentally
witnessed the mountain of euthanized dogs being loaded onto a truck for
cremation. Then there was the great dane who was so attached to me that he
ripped down the blinds of his new home as I walked away from his home
visit. And then there is Bernadette.
Now that I have made this fostering thing sound just like a barrel of laughs I'm sure you'll be rushing out to find your nearest rescue group to volunteer with. You should. You will not regret it. How can you regret saving a life?