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Rocky has a new home -- ours

By Howard B. Owens


Remember Rocky, the dog whom authorities say was scalded by hot water? The owner and her boyfriend where charged with crimes, and the owner surrendered Rocky to the county for adoption.

Rocky walked this week in the Oakfield Labor Day Parade and I was surprised to learn nobody had shown any interest in adopting him. On the spot, he kind of muzzled his way into my heart, so after much thought and conversation with Billie and a couple of visits to the animal shelter, Billie and I decided we would adopt him ourselves.

He's a real sweetheart, very gentle, loves people and other dogs and doesn't care much about cats. We had him with Pachuco in Kiwanis Park today to ensure they would get along, and they hit it off and have been doing well together this afternoon.

We think we can give Rocky a good home.


Bernie Thompson

Think you can give Rocky a good home yea right. I think Rocky is one lucky Dawg and will Have A Great Home with You and Billie!!
Good Job My Friend!!

Sep 11, 2015, 5:07pm Permalink
Lisa Woltz

Congratulation to Rocky and his Furever home! Thank you Howard and Billie. Adopting a pet is the same as adopting a child. All the benefits of love... and their great listeners too. <3

Sep 11, 2015, 5:20pm Permalink
George Richardson

One little dog that watches every step I take and everything I do is enough for me. I'm sure your experiences will be wonderful but you need twice as many plastic bags now. I make my little dog do the do do in my giant backyard before he can go for a walk, but he saves his pee like it is gold. Rocky looks like a pit lab mix and they are babies. He looks like my son's dog Sampson when he was younger. Sampson took my little dog's chew bone last Christmas and ate it right in front of him without complaint. They look scary but they ain't and all dogs lick their taint. Double Dog duty.

Sep 12, 2015, 10:06am Permalink

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