new foster through the Boston Terrier Rescue. She's 9, which in dog
years means she likes to watch soap operas, gossip about the neighbors,
and to tell people about her hysterectomy. Like most middle-aged
gals, she'll show you her scar if you promise to pet her nicely.
She is house-broken and says she doesn't
plan on wearing Depends anytime soon. She really is hilarious.
You ought to hear some of the stuff she comes out with sometimes.
She's really smart too. She told me she's been around too long for
anyone to trick her.
When we're at home she follows me around
the house and asks what I'm doing, but she's never very nosey about it.
She isn't one of those cloying puppies who demand a lot of attention, and
she's well past her rebelious teen years where she used to vandalize furniture
and chew up everything. Mostly she sits on the fouton and knits while
I write nonsense about her on the computer.
She does really well on a leash, so apparently
she was married before. She likes to drive, but I don't let her.
I mean, how is she going to reach the pedals?
Okay, seriously, she's still plenty full
of energy and is playful, but knows how to take it easy. As for some
of the questions you might have...
What happened to her eye? She
had it taken out after it swelled up and wasn't responsive to any of the
treatments the vet attempted. Despite this, she's very loving and
well-behaved. She doesn't have any problem getting around without
Is she housebroken? Yes.
And she lets you know when she needs to go out.
Is she good with other dogs?
Yes, but I answer that guardedly. She's an alpha, so she wouldn't
do well with a high-energy dog that wanted to play with her. She
definitely will play with other dogs (e.g., one of our young pug fosters),
but when she tires of playing, she will get irritated if the other dog
doesn't leave her alone.
Is she good with cats? Yes.
She doesn't even seem to notice ours. I wish she'd teach me that
||Hi, Tandy! Hi, Dani!
||She'll sleep on anything. No alcohol required.
||She climbed in here by herself.
She makes her own bed around her.
||Tandy saw the metal
Boston Terrier doorstop in Dani's office and started growling at it.
One of our past fosters (Little Man, the pug) actually started barking
at this same doorstop the first time he went to work with her as well.
||Though she seems
jaded by my attentions, Tandy is still an affectionate little lady.
||But she hates that
Pets.com sock puppet.
||Dani's so mean.
Guess who she's doing an impression of?
Tandy is currently
being fostered in my home in Fort Worth, TX. If you are interested
in adopting her or want to meet her to see if she would be a good match,
you can contact me with questions
or visit the website of the Boston
Terrier Rescue (for whom she is being fostered) to fill out an application.
Copyright 2007 Alexplorer.