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We have a new family member! He's a year old, mostly lab, but probably with
some hound or setter mixed in. He's settling in while we try to figure out
what to name him. Really, I think he's a Blackie. This dog was eligible
for the "Sister's Fund" scholarship for black dogs. Apparently, they're
overlooked regularly, so there's a fund to offset the adoption costs.

14 comments:

Gaylynn August 29, 2010 at 7:49 PM  

Racism among dogs?

pam August 29, 2010 at 8:21 PM  

Happy new family member!

Mary Jane August 29, 2010 at 8:22 PM  

He's adorable and all legs! Name him Legs!

RobinTwo August 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM  

Yah, I love "Legs"....LOL

RobinTwo August 29, 2010 at 11:17 PM  

He is very black.........

How about Spade, or Tar....or Coal..

Anonymous August 29, 2010 at 11:33 PM  

Ebony, for sure!

RobinTwo August 30, 2010 at 4:39 AM  

Oh yah, that's a good one!

Anonymous August 30, 2010 at 5:19 AM  

How about Knight? He's a beauty! He does look like a colt with those legs. HEY! How about Colt? Bridget

Andrea August 30, 2010 at 7:09 AM  

I vote for Angus. :) Black Angus. And wow....is he really that skinny? I love how shiny he is. Congrats on ANGUS. :)

Linda August 30, 2010 at 10:14 AM  

I'm thinking "Trouble". He looks quite mischievous to me!

The Hip Housewife August 30, 2010 at 11:29 AM  

Hey everyone! Yes, he really is that skinny. You can see his hip bones, feel all the bumps on this back bone and his ribs are REALLY defined when you feel his sides.

Scott decided to name him Peavey. Like the guitar/amp company. Now we have Gibson, after one guitar/amp company and Peavey, after another guitar amp company. It's funny that he doesn't own guitars from either company.

Sheila August 30, 2010 at 4:33 PM  

Hooray for the addition -- I love dogs, I love the name & SO love that you've rescued another lovely baby! He's adorable, and he looks very pleased to be in his new home!

Amber August 30, 2010 at 7:58 PM  

Too cute! And I kinda love the name Peavey. Also, yes it's true that black dogs are often overlooked in shelters - it's left over from the superstition that black animals were "of the devil" and all that nonsense, although most would just tell you nowadays that black dogs look "scarier" than other colors. It's ridiculous either way!

The Hip Housewife August 31, 2010 at 8:00 AM  

Sheila, rescued dogs are always the best.

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