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SEE OUR DOGS EVERY "SUNDAY"
NOON - 3:00 PM



PETSMART
1276 CARMIA WAY
RICHMOND, VA 23235

 

 

"PUPPIES ARE SHOWN  AT"

SOUTHERN STATES
1200 Alverser Drive
Midlothian, VA 23113
 


(804) 379-8111

FOR A PRIVATE SHOWING CONTACT dojennings@comcast.net



  

 

            


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MEET "DIESEL"


 

He rumbles deep in his chest and barks a stout warning. The flashlight plays across his face .... Boing! He hits the fence with purpose.
That's Diesel after sundown. Scared, possessed of less than perfect eyesight, his age telling on him, he defends himself against an unknown intruder.
Slowly, stiffly, he sits up on his bed. Stretching and shaking his head, the dog comes to his gate and sits casting for a sense of the visit. Hands he tried to bite last night, slip a collar past his waiting nose onto his neck. Happily he trots out of the kennels without a glance to another dog. Stopping to mark his passing, he eagerly goes to the idling truck. Tail wagging with purpose, he stands on his back legs waiting for a lift into the waiting crate. Gently, he turns around for his leash to be unsnapped. During the day, this routine will occur four times. Each time, Diesel accepts guidance with grace. Each time, he eagerly waits to see what's next. Each time, he reminds me that someone loved him once upon a time. That's Diesel after sun up. Engaged, willing, happy for the smallest kindness to visit him.
Why would Houlagans' Rest take a dog like Diesel? He's older. A bit of a curmudgeon after dark. Not very spry. Eyesight like a human - virtually useless in his world. What's the pull? Diesel has companionship, loyalty and a big heart to offer a mature adopter. His gratitude and engagement belie the unconditional love resting in this sweet pup. Diesel, a senior Houlagan looking for his home.

If you would like to see BOB, contact Debbie Jennings 804-337-1658.
 

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WHY NOT START A TREND..........

Turn your child's birthday party into something they will never forget........ask their guests to bring gifts for the dogs at Houlagans' Rest.  Gift suggestions: (1) Frontline Plus for medium or large dogs; (2) Southern States gift cards; (3) Southern States Complete Sports dog food for adult dogs; (4) Martingale collars; (5) Heavy duty leashes; (6) Cash.  They will "feel good" because they are helping dogs that really need it!

We are currently seeking foster parent(s).  If you would like to become a foster parent please contact dojennings@comcast.net



Our Mailing Address is:

Houlagans' Rest
10138 C Hull Street Road
Midlothian, Virginia 23112

 
Houlagans' Rest is classified by the IRS
 as a non-profit public charity under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code

All donations to Houlagans' Rest are tax deductible!