Meet Colonel George Sanders!
Hi, I am Colonel George Sanders but my friends just call me George. I was rescued from a small shelter in Texas a day before I was to be euthanized. I don't know what that means but it doesn't sound good. Foster mom says it wasn't because I am a bad dog, they are just a small poor shelter with no room. I had been living out in the country on my own when next thing I knew I was caught in a trap and taken to a scary place where there were lots of other dogs barking. But then my life took a turn for the better. A nice lady came and picked me up and said I was going to Brussels Griffon Rescue. I didn't know what that meant but when I got to her house there were other dogs that kind of looked like me. Obviously I am bigger than a Griff but that didn't seem to matter to them. The nice lady gave me a bath, several in fact, and I felt so much better. Then a week later I went to another home where there were lots of different kinds of dogs, even small puppies. And I love them all. I also got groomed. I have to admit, I was a little scared of the clippers, but it sure felt good afterwards.
I have never been allowed in a house before so this is all new to me. I am trying very hard to be a good boy. Now that I have had a taste of the good life, I don't ever want to go back. I love dogs of all sizes. I am ever so gentle. I even share my food bowl with the other dogs. The cat doesn't interest me now that I know he doesn't like to play.
My favorite things are to lounge on the couch or lay on the floor wherever my foster mom is. I am still learning my house manners so it is best to keep socks and shoes out of my reach. They smell and taste pretty good and are hard to resist. But I also have discovered toys for dogs . . . WOW . . . who knew?! I do get a little anxious when you leave me alone. Over time I think I can overcome that but for now I feel safer if you crate me if you leave me alone.
I learned the doggie door very quickly and I go outside to take care of my business. Check out my great smile! I wear it all the time. And what about my great curly tail. I am quite proud of it. Well I guess that is about it for now. I hope I am who you are looking for. Everyone keeps saying I am so sweet and I deserve a home of my own. I am still learning the ropes but if you will be patient with me, I will pay you back with love and loyalty for the rest of my life. I hope to hear from you soon. XOXOXO, The Colonel
PS – I’m 2 years old and weigh 26 lbs.
Update: Colonel George Sanders, I had the opportunity to meet George at the Austin Griffy Gathering this is a happy go lucky guy who did great with all the other Griffs running around and all the people. He is very docile but ready to take part in any game of chase. George is a fun loving guy who prefers smaller dogs to hang out with. He would also do well with older, respectful children.
Here is a cute video of Col. George Sanders and his friend, Bean Sprout.
Colonel is located in the Austin, TX area.
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.
September 17, 2013
Colonel George Sanders has been Adopted!
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