My dog’s not mean—he’s just rude

September 13, 2015 Tori 2

“Dipper, say hi!” I said, almost pleading, as my dog walked away from his first meeting with our new neighbor, uninterested. He seemed excited enough at first, running up to greet her with a sniff.

Our Adoption Story: Part Two

July 10, 2015 Tori 5

After dreaming about adopting a dog for so long, the only disappointment I’d anticipated was the possibly of not finding a dog at all. I had in fact found one, but adopting a victim of animal abuse wasn’t nearly as romantic or immediately fulfilling as I’d been led to believe.

Our Adoption Story: Part One

July 8, 2015 Tori 0

I adopted Dipper in March 2015. He was found on the streets of Philadelphia one month earlier as a stray during some of that winter’s most brutal weeks. For him, it was a long journey to a new home.

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