My name is Scooter and I'm the new pup on the block. BOL I'm living in Sarge's house and am so excited to meet everyone.
My peeps still miss Sarge a lot, but I'm doing my best to keep them happy...and it seems to be working.
Wanna hear my story? Okay!
After Sarge passed away suddenly back in February, my peeps were so sad. Then they decided they needed a new furiend to share their lives. They hunted all over the area and finally found me. I had been running the streets in a nearby county and ended up in a very nice shelter where they helped me get ready for a new home. When I saw my peeps come in for a visit, I jumped right up onto the couch with them and we were instantly hooked! BOL A quick adoption, and here I am living a great life. There's a little more to my story, but I'll save that for another post. For now, I'm glad to be joining Blogville.
The crabby girls are here and doing well. Those ladies fascinate me! They say "Hello, Darlings" and will be posting soon.
Meanwhile, here is another photo of me.
I may be a wee Silky Terrier, but I love going in the canoe out on a nice lake!
Boy, that's a quick introduction, but enough for now. I hope we'll all get to know each other better and I'm looking forward to meeting all of you.
So long for now!
OMD Scooter, so good to meet you!!! your peeps and grandpeeps have been much on my mind and it is good to know you have come to keep them company. cannot write more just now... i broke my wrist last night so typing severely hampered!!! hugs and wag YAM-aunty xxx
Welcome to Blogville,Scotter. you have landed in paradise and all of you will be so happy together. with all that silky fur I can see why you are named Silky Terrier.
Hello Scooter! we are happy you came to dry the tears of your people a little... we are happy that you found one of the bestest homes ever!
OMD. Welcome to blogville sweet heart.
You have found the best peeps ever to call your
mom and pop.We can't wait to see how much
fun and maybe a little mischief you create.
See ya soon Scooter.
♥ Astro and Mitzie
We are so happy to meet you Scooter! You have been adopted by the most loving family and will have wonderful times ahead!
Yea, Scooter! So glad you found a wonderful new home and are helping your new family adjust to a very large loss. I look forward to hearing all about you and your new adventures in your new life.
Hi Scooter! It's so wonderful to meet you. You've hit the jackpot! You've got a great home and I know that Sarge is looking down on you guiding you all the way. (We miss him too.) We can't wait to hear more about you and follow your adventures.
Hi Scooter! We just love your big silky ears. You sure landed in a great home. We can't wait to hear more about you and catch up with your crabby sisters.
Arrrrroooooooo! Another terrier in Blogville. Welcome Scooter! I'm sure we'll be good friends.
Pees..... I've been away from Blogville for ages and have just recently come back. Aunty D has been fighting Breast Cancer and Mom and me have been nursing her while she was going through chemo. Chemo is all done (finally) and so I'm back to blogging. We hadn't heard the news about my idle Sarge. He was my 1st boss and a great friend. I will miss him. Hugs and licks.
We are very happy to meet you Scooter! Welcome to Blogville! Looking forward to hearing from you and the Crabby girls too. Hooray!
Thanks for the nice welcome, my new furiends!
Welcome to Blogville Scooter, we are ever so happy to meet you!!!! We just know you are going to have a blast here in Blogville!!
Rosy, Jakey & Arty
SCOOTER, YOU ARE ADORABLE AND SO VERY VERY VERY VERY LUCKY TO BE BE LIVING AND LOVING IN THE HOME OF ANGEL SARGE. HE SURE DID PAVE THE WAY TO YOUR PEEPS HEART IN 14K GOLD STEPPING STONES FOR YOU. WE LOOK SO VERY VERY FORWARD TO HEARING ABOUT ALL YOUR ANTICS AND JUST HOW MUCH YOU HAVE YOUR DEVOTED PEEPS WRAPPED AROUND YOUR ITTY BITTY PAW.
HAVE YOU MET YOUR UNCLES FnE...it looks like you are all about the same size..well they are vertically challenged so I'm sure your are taller.
Please tell the Darlin' Crabby girls I say click click
hugs and kitty kisses madi your new Best Feline Friend furever and maybe your first FFF
Hi, Scooter. Welcome to Blogville. You sure are a cutie and we bet you have brought a lot of joy and smiles to your forever family.
Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber
Dearest Scooter I am soooo PLEASED and THRILLED and EXCITED to meet you!
Just look at you adorable EARS.
I can't wait to hear all you news and all about you adventures
Loves and licky kisses
Princess Leah xxx
What a FANTASTIC surprise to find you've come to Blogville! Welcome! We know your pawrents were sad when Sarge had to go, so we KNOW you make them happy. And we hope you're keeping Frankie and Ernie in line.
hello scooter its dennis the vizsla dog hay it is verry nice to meet yoo!!! welkum to blogville i no yoo ar going to luv it heer!!! oh also hi crabby girls i hope yoo hav sum nice roomy shels theez days!!! ok bye
OMD.....So HAP-PEE to meet you, Scooter!!! And guess what! My nickname is also SCOOTER given to me when I was just a pup because I was always SCOOTING my BUTT along the carpet to take care of the itchies.
Mommy was so glad to see you are taking over Sarge's blog. I know he'll give you lots of advice and guidance. We're all sending you lots and lots of hugs and welcomes to Blogville!
Welcome to Blogville Scooter. Sarge is deeply missed by us all but we are happy you are making his family smile again.
Abby Lab and her family the Johnson's in Chicagoland.
Oh Scooter!! We are so excited to meet you. Sarge was a wonderful furiend and we sure miss him. You have some big paws to fill but it looks like you are up to the task of bringing love back to your peeps - you are so cute, We can't wait to hear more of your story and to get to know you. You are gonna love Blogville
Hazel & Mabel
Hi Scooter! Welcome to Blogville! I'm so happy that you have adopted a new family and I'm sure Sarge is smiling down knowing you've made his family "whole". You sure are a cutie - we think you're one lucky pup to be rescued and adopted into such a great family.
Hi there, Scooter!! I'm soooooo happy to meet you! I know it's a tough job coming in to heal peeps' hearts after they've lost someone very special. And then having to step into big blogging shoes to boot! But I know you'll be up to the job. I'm so happy to have you here, and I know we'll be bestest furiends!!
We saw your comment over at Zoolatry and rushed right over to meet you. We are glad you are there to help your humans heal after losing Sarge. We know how hard that is. We miss him.
Well Hello and Great Big Howdy!
Sweet William The Scot
HEEEEEEEY SCOOTER!!!!! OMD, you picked the bestest family!!! YOu are gonna have such a FABulous time! WELCOME TO BLOGVILLE!!!!! I can't waits to see all your adventures!
I saw there was a post up and there you were: Scooter, welcome to Blogville! You will have a great time.
Mara from Northern Ireland (we moved)
PS: Scooter, you look the cutest!!
Oh wowsers wee sure is pleesed to meets yoo Scooter, yoo looks likes lots ovs fun.
Wee will havs to keeps our eyes on blogville from nows on as wee has missed WAY TO MUCH.
Wee look furward to gettin to nose yoo betterer
Uji, Ziggy, Bean an Hiro Pest
We are very excited to meet you Scooter!! We can't wait to see the fun times you will have with your new family. Thanks for sharing the exciting news. Have a fantastic upcoming weekend.
World of Animals
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