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Postby FruitbatMom » April 2nd, 2006, 5:52 pm

It's nice to see some names here I recognize like Cheekymunkee and Asta!

About me: I am currently owned by 8 dogs (2 greyhounds, and 6 mixed breeds). I've owned dogs (or rather, they've owned me :) ) for the last 26 years. Skittle is my APBT mix and will be celebrating her 4th birthday on May 1st.

Skittle is a works in progress (3+ years now living with me) and came to me at 5 months of age as she was scheduled for euthanasia due to severe shyness issues and was taken off of the adoptable list at the rescue where she was. I had fostered her and a littermate for one week before transporting them to the rescue (they were from the humane society here, and I needed another dog like a hole in the head). I asked the foster mom to please keep me posted on how Skittle did at her house because I was so afraid she would regress as she was just starting to come out of her shell and bond with me when I transported her. Although the foster home was wonderful and worked tirelessly with her, she just never came back out of her shell again.

I couldn't bear to think of her losing her life just because she was so shy, so I was approved to adopt her permanently since I had already fostered her and had dealt with shy dogs before.

It's been a journey full of tears and smiles and joy and every emotion possible, and I wouldn't have it any other way. She's my diamond in the rough, my spooky girl, my klutzy lovable goof of an NFL defensive linebacker! I look forward to talking with all of you!




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Postby cheekymunkee » April 2nd, 2006, 6:07 pm

HEY!! I know you!! I'm so glad you joined!!

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Postby Asta » April 2nd, 2006, 6:08 pm

HEY :D !!!! Oh how awesome to see you joining us with your wonderful pooches!!! I have really missed miss Fruitbatty Skittle, the white threat AKA gorgeous gal :) And the rest ofc :) Cant wait to be able to feast my eyes on your always fun pretty pics :)


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Postby SisMorphine » April 2nd, 2006, 6:43 pm


I love me some Skittle.

And Wally is happy to see Her Heiny-ness and Dandy Randy here too. Now he's not the only Greyhound :)
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Postby Romanwild » April 2nd, 2006, 6:48 pm

Hi and welcome to PBT! :gruven:
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Postby Marinepits » April 2nd, 2006, 7:12 pm

Welcome, welcome! :D
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » April 2nd, 2006, 9:20 pm

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Postby pLaurent » April 2nd, 2006, 11:15 pm

Hey there! Nice to see you and the Lady Pink (and all the other hounds of course!) here.:)
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Postby panda » April 2nd, 2006, 11:48 pm

Hello and welcome. Skittle is very pretty. :heartbeat:
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Postby bullymommy » April 8th, 2006, 6:13 am

good to know that we (me hubby and son) arent the only ones who stick our dogs ears up in the air and yell bat dog!!!!!

welcome aboard!!!!!
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Postby Patch O' Pits » April 8th, 2006, 9:11 am

Welcome! Cute picts :)
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Postby SpiritFngrz » April 14th, 2006, 2:32 pm

Yay! You're here! I do love that Fruitbat.
Looking forward to your pictures and stories!
And I love all of Fruitbat's collars. A pretty girl's gotta have a lot of collars. :)
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