Favorite Toy: mini tennis balls, whatever Maddy is playing with
Favorite Food: Wellness, The Honest Kitchen, bully sticks!
Favorite Walk: pretty much anywhere - he's a great leash walker
Best Tricks: making me laugh!
Arrival Story: We were all devastated when Precious left us so suddenly. Maddy was getting extremely lonely and needy, and I knew we needed to look for a new baby to love. She's always loved other pomeranians, chihuahuas, and little terriers so I had a look on petfinder. Stewart's cute little face and description really caught my attention, so I emailed the rescue for an adoption application. A few days later we took Maddy to visit, and it was love at first site for all of us! He was completely smitten with Maddy, and she took a liking to him right away too, so we went ahead with the adoption that day. He still had to visit the vet for a little snip snip, so we had to wait 6 days to go back and pick him up on November 7! UPDATE: Skipper Stewie is the sweetest little man ever! He approaches strangers with a wiggle and a kiss, and gives his new mom all the love and cuddles I could ever want. He's definitely a lap dog, cuddly without being total velcro, and absolutely loves his new fursis Maddy. The only bad thing is he's a bit of a bed hog!!!
Bio: Stewie is a quirky little thing! He loves to put his front paws up in your lap then sort of climb up like a mountain climber and snuggle in for some lovin. For some reason he loves to scramble up from under the table too. He wakes me up with kisses every morning, and can leap half way across the room when excited! You can definitely see the doxie side of him when he runs, paws outstretched and gliding through the air!
Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels. I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her. I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn't be afraid.
As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident I had in the back of my cage. I didn't want her to know that I hadn't been walked today. Sometimes the shelter keepers get too busy and I didn't want her to think poorly of them.
As she read my kennel card I hoped that she wouldn't feel sad about my past. I only have the future to look forward to and want to make a difference in someone's life. She got down on her knees and made little kissy sounds at me.
I shoved my shoulder and side of my head up against the bars to comfort her.
Gentle fingertips caressed my neck; she was desperate for companionship. A tear fell down her cheek and I raised my paw to assure her that all would be well.
Soon my kennel door opened and her smile was so bright that I instantly jumped into her arms. I would promise to keep her safe. I would promise to always be by her side. I would promise to do everything I could to see that radiant smile and sparkle in her eyes. I was so fortunate that she came down my corridor. So many more are out there who haven't walked the corridors. So many more to be saved. At least I could save one.
I rescued a human today.
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There is no denying Stewie saved me from a deep depression. I was so needy after Precious passed away, and poor Maddy was starting to feel a bit overwhelmed. I knew she was sad too, and longed for another companion. It had to be the right companion though - someone gentle and loving and not too physical when they played. Our prayers were answered with our little man. He has been such a joy in this house, and we will be forever grateful to the rescue for allowing us to welcome him into our family.
He may be naughty, but he sure does make naughty cute!