Actually it is a history of HER scotties.
|These stories precede digital cameras, so no photos.|
SHE has always loved scotties. HER first was a male puppy
bought after landing the first permanent job..a clerk-typist for the General Accounting Office.
Unfortunately, SHE was living in a No Pet efficiency apartment,
so he didn't last long.
(He was adopted by friends--a young family who adored him.)
After college, with a permanent teaching job, SHE visited one of those puppy pet shops (wasn't aware of puppy mills at the time) and was looking at a young, male scottie puppy.
The sales woman, kept drawing HER attention to an older female puppy and suggested SHE play with her for awhile. You can guess what happened next. SHE said SHE'd take her. The sales woman burst into tears and went racing to the front of the shop yelling, "Scotty has a home!"
This puppy had been brought in with several and was just the one left. The sales woman said she would have taken her, but they had seven dogs and her husband said no more.
While buying all the things a puppy would need, the woman brought a chewed up toy, tearfully,saying...
'it's not much, but it's hers.'
The whole staff came out as pup and gear were loaded in the car, waving goodbye!
Kendall was a lovely dog, and when SHE came to Australia, Kendall joined the family home...
(as young adults tend to hand over responsibility to their mothers.)
Kendall eventually went to live with an aunt and uncle, in their 80s, who loved her so much, they put their mattress on the floor, so Kendall could get on and off easily!