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If you missed the news last week, you should know that Bubba has been adopted! We are all so happy for him and he is doing wonderfully in his new home.

There were so many things I wanted to say in my post last week, but once I started writing it all down, I realized it was long and a little jumbled up. So I left the details of our home visit for another post: this one!

We drove Bubba over to the their home with some food, joint supplements, and his favorite toy. Not every home visit leads to an adoption, but if does, you want to be prepared to leave the dog.

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March 11th

Bubba Was Adopted!

Bubba exploring his new home.

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Ack, I hate that I haven’t written in 2.5 weeks! I totally apologize. I promise I didn’t disappear forever on you guys!

I have some super exciting news for you all: Bubba was adopted!

It all started on Valentine’s Day. As I’ve said before, Great Dane Love has an event once a month at Petco where they bring as many fosters and personal Great Danes they can to both raise awareness about the rescue and also give people the chance to meet their Danes available for adoption.

We took Bubba to every one we could except one weekend (can’t remember why we weren’t available). We made it to the Valentine’s Day one and it was so great! He actually caught the eye of 3 different families who were all very interested in learning more about him and how he could fit into their homes. We were ecstatic! Bubba was a little vocal that day and I was afraid that would turn people off but apparently it didn’t.

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Pookie's RescueFest 2013

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Bubba and I attended Pookie’s RescueFest (in Maitland, Florida) on Saturday!

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(Warning: this is an image-heavy post. Totally worth it, though.)

Their website explains what the event is about better than I can:

This fun-filled annual event seeks to increase awareness and promote adoption of homeless pets, tens of thousands of which are abandoned and turned in to local shelters every year in Central Florida. You can make a difference for animals in need!

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“Tara, where are you? Have you left work yet? Don’t freak out when you get home. There was a lot of blood everywhere. Don’t worry, everyone’s fine. We’re just cleaning up now.”

Uh.

What?

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August 14th

Lake Baldwin Dog Park

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My current goal in life is to get as much exposure to gentle giants as possible. Not just for education reasons, but also because OMFG I LOVE THEM WHY DON’T I KNOW ANYONE WHO OWNS ONE?

I’ve been frequenting two websites in search of big dog events. One is the Great Dane Love rescue and the other is a meetup.com group called Central Florida Big Dog Group.
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