(Ottawa Dog of the Week for April 9th, 2012)
“I found my dog Rocky through the Ottawa Dog Blog. I’d been looking for the perfect dog for over a year. Originally, I wanted a large dog – I actually wanted an Irish Wolfhound (I had one when I was a kid), but my husband would only agree to a smaller dog. Since we were planning on having a baby, I wanted to find a family friendly dog who had a relaxed and quiet personality. I began scouring the Internet about once a week, searching for our dog. My aunt sent me an email, telling me about your site. I browsed your site and came across the NARC site where I found Rocky. He was described as a handsome quiet boy, who loved to cuddle. How could my husband say no to this! His only flaw was that he had a heart murmur and couldn’t be neutered. When I went to the shelter to visit him, I picked him up, and he hugged me! He wrapped his little paws around my neck and my heart melted. I found my dog. Michelle, the shelter owner, told me that she rescued him from death row in Montreal. How could anyone give up this dog! I paid for him and took him home with me. A week later I took him to the vet and we checked out his heart on an ecg and the vet said his heart was fine and he could operate on him. He’s now fixed
Six months after adopting Rocky, we had a baby. Rocky is so good with our son – he loves to cuddle him or lay beside him when he’s playing on the floor. When my son was first born, Rocky HAD to lay on my legs when I was nursing him. It was so sweet. Needless to say Rocky is a member of the family and I couldn’t imagine life without him. I’m grateful to you, and to Michelle for bringing him to me.
Rocky is a Miniature Schnauzer and is about three years old..” Rocky’s Human, Brenna.
This dog is NOT up for adoption. The Ottawa Dog of the Week posts feature a family dog in Ottawa. Each week an Ottawa dog gets to be a star.
The Ottawa Dog of the Week dogs are from loving homes and are not available for adoption.