Weenie Wednesday: Shelter

I’ve posted about this before, but I like looking back periodically to see how rewarding it is to make a difference in a shelter dog’s life. I adopted Conrad in January 2011, and this is what he looked like around that time:

stickfigureHe weighed a little over 9 lbs, estimated to be a year old. He had been found wandering the streets of Pflugerville, and spent about a month with fosters, and then, while I was looking at large breeds, I saw his picture on a shelter’s website and paid his adoption fee over the phone immediately.

This is how he looks now, after over five years:

orangecrushHe weighs 17 lbs. He has a warm bed at night (that he lets me sleep in). He gets to eat twice a day and enjoys treats and toys. It’s pretty simple, right? But Conrad is one of the lucky ones.

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