Meet Layla

We were looking to adopt a dog in the next few months and one just happened to fall into our laps last night.

Meet Layla, our new redtick coonhound! She was rescued (by 2 Paws Up Shelter Rescue) from a kill shelter a few counties over…two days before she was supposed to be euthanized. Lucky for us, she was living with a foster family in the next neighborhood over. She’s still on the skinny side and a little skittish (ok, she’s scared of a lot of things) but she’s very, very sweet and is getting along well with our dog Hank! I tried to get a picture of them together, but one or the other blinked in every single one. Maybe next time.

Look at those eyes!

So here’s my pitch, there are hundreds and hundreds of dogs (cats, rabbits, etc.) out there just waiting to be adopted to good homes. If you’re in the market for a new pet, please check around for shelter and rescue animals first. You’ll be saving a life, doing something good for your community and getting love from someone who truly deserves it.

About Joanna

I married the "one who got away" and try to remember how lucky I am each and every day.
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7 Responses to Meet Layla

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  3. Aaron says:

    Mazel tov! Very cute 🙂

  4. Meghan says:

    She’s precious! Shelters are definitely the way to go. My boyfriend and I adopted our dog from a friend of a friend, who found him abandoned by a dumpster 😦 He is absolutely the sweetest dog in the world.

  5. terriaw says:

    Congratulations! Layla looks so precious. I can’t believe the timing that you got her. We rescued two cats about 7.5 years ago from an animal shelter, and we love them so much! I join you in your pitch!

  6. Halfway Crafter says:

    She’s beautiful! Glad you managed to give her a good home!

  7. Kaye says:

    She is gorgeous! The picture of her laying down really shows just who she is, what a beautiful girl! I know she will enjoy life with you all!

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