Foster Dog Tail about Martini
As a volunteer for Fetch WI, I get the opportunity to offer to dog sit for foster dogs that need a place to land for a few days while their foster family is away. So when I am not able to take in a foster dog, I look for times that I can dog sit for a few days.
Martini came up on the list needing a sitter, and no one else was able to watch her. So I offered, against my better judgment 🙂 If you don’t know me, I vowed never to foster a puppy again after Apollo and Calypso… just too much work that I don’t have time or patience for.
But I thought we could handle a few days… well, it turned out Martini didn’t have a foster family lined up yet. So I couldn’t bring myself to let her be bounced from sitter to sitter, it was just too stressful for any dog.
So what started as a 3-day commitment, ended at a 3-week commitment. Martini really is a great puppy! She was 100% crate trained… I mean not a peep from her. She slept through the night and was mostly potty trained.
Here is my update for the Fetch WI Rescue website:
Martini found her forever home and was adopted on September 11, 2017! Yeah, I’m so happy for her and her new family.
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Update from Martini’s forever family:
Martini (now Tonks) is adjusting well to her new home! She was a bit nervous when we got back last night, especially trying to pee outside in the dark in a new scary place, but she started to warm up and act herself rather quickly! She slept peacefully in her crate last night and enjoyed a walk this morning where she got to meet another dog on a walk. You did a wonderful job fostering her, she’s so good! Thanks again for everything.