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Shelli
3rd December 2008, 12:06 PM
On Monday we brought home Roxy,a lovely Ruby girl. She's almost 4 years old and has had a pretty rough time :( She was kept outdoors :eek: She is very nervous around people but is beginning to trust us. She has to be fed in her crate as she will growl and bark at Ollie if he comes within 5 feet of her when she has food. She isnt housetrained and so is under constant supervision, with no accidents (or attempts to toilet insides) so far.

Ollie wasnt too sure of her at first but is starting to warm to her. I'm sure they will be great friends in time as she is such a sweet little thing.

Here are some pics, they're not great, I'll post better ones when she has settled a bit more.

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k3/Shellih06/DSC_0387.jpg
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k3/Shellih06/DSC_0374.jpg
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k3/Shellih06/DSC_0393.jpg
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k3/Shellih06/DSC_0388.jpg

Mindysmom
3rd December 2008, 12:33 PM
Oh she is a sweetie - that's for sure.

amanda L
3rd December 2008, 12:36 PM
She is beautiful Shelli


She's almost 4 years old and has had a pretty rough time :( She was kept outdoors

Same as my little rescue boy, bet she will settle in with you in no time at all. :luv:

brotymo
3rd December 2008, 01:15 PM
She is really beautiful and looks happy in the third photo down. So nice to see her inside where she belongs

Jasperxxgabby
3rd December 2008, 01:15 PM
Ahh bless her, but her hard times are over now and her life of luxury as started with you, I am sure she will settle down and that she and Ollie will the best of friends very soon, they make a gorgeous pair, congratulations :D.

Mary
3rd December 2008, 01:17 PM
Congrats! She has an adorable little face.

*Pauline*
3rd December 2008, 02:00 PM
Oh she's a little doll! Good on you for giving her a better home. Can't believe they kept her outside.

Shelli
3rd December 2008, 02:24 PM
Can't believe they kept her outside.

The sad thing is they saw nothing wrong with this!!

The poor thing was so dirty and smelly. She loved having a bath, suppose it was a novelty & she was warm. She's going to be groomed on Saturday, so she'll be a new doggie :p

Then the diet begins :eek:

*Pauline*
3rd December 2008, 02:48 PM
Then the diet begins :eek:

Yes I noticed that, she'll be fine now she'll get some exercise too. She really is very cute looking. Please post some pictures after her grooming:snap:

pippa
3rd December 2008, 03:26 PM
She's cute!

Sabby
3rd December 2008, 04:11 PM
She is so lovley.
Glad she has got a good life in front of her.:lotsaluv:

Dublin
3rd December 2008, 04:29 PM
How could they keep her outside?

It is beyond me how people think - I remember seeing one one of the 'Animal cops Houston' programs there was a family that kept a tiny elderley Chihuahua out the back & the poor thing was chained up & only had a vari kennel (no blankets or anything) to sleep in. Thankfully they signed the poor thing over right away & the Police woman who helps them a lot fostered her & they showed her with a little sweater on looking really happy!

Sunna
3rd December 2008, 06:42 PM
She's such a sweetie pie! Love her fluffy coat.

Mom of Jato
3rd December 2008, 06:44 PM
She is very pretty. I'm glad you have rescued her from a life outside. :( I'm sure in time she will repay you with lots and lots of good Cavalier lovin'. :D

cy1266
3rd December 2008, 07:45 PM
She is so cute! What an adorable litte face :lotsaluv: I'm glad she's in a wonderful home and has a new brother to keep her company, just in time for the holidays! :luv:

ice-cavi
3rd December 2008, 11:42 PM
She is lovely...love her fluffy "hair-piece":luv:

Why on earth do people get a cavalier (of all dogbreeds !)and keep it outside???So sad :mad:....Roxie is lucky and I´m sure she´ll pay you back with unconditional love in the future:)

jld
4th December 2008, 12:03 AM
She is beautiful, and will only get better and better after all the TLC she will get....congratulations on your new family member.

Shelli
4th December 2008, 09:50 AM
Thanks everyone for your lovely comments :)

She is really starting to settle in now, although she still spents most of the time in her crate. She wont even come out to play with Ollie, but I suppose this is all new to her. Her crate is in the kitchen so she is still in the middle of it all even if she is just watching.

She was much brighter this morning when I came downstairs, she was jumping up and wagging her tail, so I'm really happy with her progress.
I even got my first kiss from her this morning :jump: