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Baxter, our second foster dog, was returned..

November 20, 2018 06:59AM
after about a week after being adopted.. We are so crushed, but not surprised.. Baxter had some issues and needed time to go through training before being put up for adoption, but he wasn't given that time, so now he sits alone in a crate in New York.. We found out about him Saturday night and have been trying to come up with a plan for him..

We have offered to get him training, but tough to do that while we're in Texas and he's in New York.. We have offered to go get him, bring him back here, and then have him trained here - at our expense - but our ideas are, so far, falling on deaf ears.. I am beginning to have serious doubts about this adoption program - one that does not allow the fosters to keep the dog, no matter what.. one that does not give the dog time to overcome issues in order to be a happy, healthy member of a new family.. and one that does not welcome input from foster families trying to help a dog with their own time and money because THEY have the dog's best interests at heart..

Yes, Underground Express has thousands of successful adoptions, but in Baxter's case, he's a problem child and this agency is way too concerned with numbers to do what's right for him.. but, we aren't giving up on Baxter.. they don't know us in New York, so if we hafta go adopt him incognito to help him, then I'm sure we will...

Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


  We're losing our second foster dog today.. Attachments

sstrams128October 31, 2018 06:02AM

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IowaRam52October 31, 2018 06:22AM

  Yeah, i'm worried about that..

sstrams55October 31, 2018 06:25AM

  Might be a good idea....

RamsFootballFans.com52November 01, 2018 05:08AM

  Its all good, '73..

sstrams52November 01, 2018 05:13AM

  Re: Its all good, '73..

RamsFootballFans.com52November 01, 2018 05:56AM

  Thanks man...

sstrams47November 01, 2018 06:17AM

  Re: Thanks man...

RamsFootballFans.com46November 01, 2018 06:44AM

  Totally understand.. and totally agree..

sstrams50November 01, 2018 07:06AM

  Re: Totally understand.. and totally agree..

RamsFootballFans.com47November 01, 2018 08:52AM

  Baxter was just adopted in New York..

sstrams57November 06, 2018 03:47PM

  Re: Baxter was just adopted in New York..

RamsFootballFans.com53November 06, 2018 05:21PM

  I'm hoping, '73...

sstrams49November 07, 2018 02:53AM

  Re: Baxter was just adopted in New York..

fearsomefoursome54November 06, 2018 07:24PM

  Thanks man... and..

sstrams46November 07, 2018 02:52AM

  We're losing our THIRD foster dog tomorrow.. Attachments

sstrams48November 13, 2018 09:07AM

  Baxter, our second foster dog, was returned..

sstrams62November 20, 2018 06:59AM

  Thats to bad

IowaRam40November 20, 2018 03:17PM

  He's a cute dog, so hopefully..

sstrams41November 20, 2018 04:16PM

  My son very much surprised me today... Attachments

JamesJM71November 20, 2018 04:31PM

  Oh man, that's s cool...

sstrams36November 21, 2018 01:23AM