Life with Jasmine and Juliet, Our Rescued Dachshunds

Random notes on our experience with our two rescued miniature dachshunds

Home is Where the Heart Is

on June 14, 2008

Jasmine loves home. Home is her domain, her safe place. When we go on walkies, she is happy to come home and she bounds into the house when we return. Her fluffy pillows, her numerous ropey toys, and her comfy dog beds are here. I spend much of my day with her here. When we go outside, she always jumps at the chance to go back in. She’s a house dog, and home is where her heart is.

However, our home is going through changes. We will be moving next year, and we’re in the beginning stages of sorting through our piles of stuff and clearing out the clutter. We’ll then move to remodeling certain parts of the house to prep it for a sale. All this means major changes to Jasmine’s fortress over the next year. Little by little, the things that are familiar to her will change. Except us. She’ll always have us.

When we move, we anticipate that it will take her time to once again claim her domain, make our new house her home.  But as long as she has us, she’ll be home.  People who rescue animals look for ”forever homes” for their keep.  They don’t know how true those words are, because Jasmine is forever a member of our family.

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One response to “Home is Where the Heart Is

  1. leaming says:

    Nothing like a rescued dog. I agree, they know they have been rescued and will be forever grateful. congrats to the new member of your family!

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