What a sweet, heart-warming happy tail for Maggie.
"Maggie found me when I needed her the most. In the middle of a divorce, a new job, my daughter in daycare for the first time, things were hard. I ran into two gentlemen at a dog washing store. They had two beautiful labs with them. I told them how much I loved labs and wanted an older female to be a companion for my little dog. They looked at each other and said “Maggie!” They told me her story, her owners divorced, her owner that took her was not allowed to have dogs and had to surrender her. I had two pit bulls that I had to leave with my ex-husband because nobody would allow them. Maggie had a dog brother that she was separated from and they told me she cried driving away. My daughter had step siblings that she was being separated from and I thought of our drive away. I said “I will take her.” I went the next day to meet Maggie and fill out the application, but she wasn’t there. She was at the vet, I filled out the application and waited impatiently for news. Luckily we were selected and Maggie came home to us that Easter Sunday. She was 6.5 years young and instantly jumped in the bounce house. Maggie filled the holes in our hearts with her love. She was my best friend, she was meant to be my dog. As the years moved on, she slowed down, but always met me at the door, walked me to the door before work, and she continued to fill my heart with love. Maggie was there when we found our new person, she started new schools with my daughter, and saw us get back on our feet. Maggie stayed with us until she knew we were going to be okay. In August of this year Maggie crossed the Rainbow bridge and took a huge part of my heart with her. She gave me the best 7 1/2 years of my life. I am forever grateful to your organization, those two amazing guys that knew we needed each other and the chance to have loved the best dog in the world. My heart will always ache for her, but she was worth it all. Thank you for giving us both a second chance. We miss you Maggie. "
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