Today, Rufus has officially been in our care for two full years! Hooray!
Even though he came to us as just another foster and ended up living with us for five whole months before we made it official, I consider this day to be extra special because I kind of loved him right away.
Honestly, I totally adored him from the moment we met.
The first few weeks with Rufus were odd. He literally did nothing but sleep and submit to us (rolling over on his back) any time we would approach him. I thought that either this dog is seriously ill or….we have a lot of work to do.
Even though we’ve logged a lot of hours and been through some tough situations, I do believe that Rufus is a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted dog. He still has his quirks, but he’s not sweatin’ it.
Of course, we also mark this as his unofficial birthday, so happy 4th-6th birthday as well, handsome man! Even though I’ve been a crazy dog lady my entire life, I never knew I could love a dog as much as I love him. He is absolutely my heart dog.