Monday, June 11, 2012

Neighborhood Strays

In my "neighborhood" off leash dogs are the norm, we have the regulars who patrol the streets on a daily basis, and those who randomly show up. I live in a more "back country" section of town, so most of the dogs are farm dogs, and street smart.

Most of these dogs, if not friendly are savvy enough to move on pretty quickly. Honestly I think this is, in part, due to the fact they can actually work their brain a bit more than the many other dogs sitting in their fenced yard, becoming more and more fearful/aggressive as the days go by.

However, I've never felt inclined to "keep" one of these strays.. mainly because I know most of these dogs belong to "someone"... until yesterday.

Um.. how adorable is he guys? 
Though there were many other people around, he kept coming to me and trying to climb into my lap.

He looked too well cared for to be a stray, and I'm pretty sure I've seen his "mom" wandering around recently.

I've never felt this strongly about a dog I just met... well since Texas at the very least.

I saw him again this morning, and he came over to say "hi" despite Texas's attempt to run him off.

I'll just have to satisfy myself with glimpses of him every once in a while.




Kimberly said...

Oh he is such a handsome little fellow. I think that you'll have to give him a name so that when you see him you can call him something. It sure would sound much better than Hey You!

Lily Belle

Maggie said...

He is a cutie!

Erin said...

We've been calling him "Smokey" after our college football Mascot who is a Blue Tick Hound. :))