“C’mon! C’mere boy! Come onnnnnnn – nobody’s going to hurt you.” Dejected, she turned away and trudged back. “That’s okay, honey,” her aunt soothed, “We’ll look at other dogs.” Casting one final look over her shoulder, Elizabeth discovered the big dog was in front of the cage, peeking around the corner at their disappearing backs.
“Momma Jackie! Look! He wants us to come back!” Elated, she darted back to the cage and was greeted by a low whine and soaked with a tongue that would have been right at home on a Texas Longhorn. Sighing, Jackie made her way back to her niece and stood regarding the pair with dismay.
“Really, Lizzie. I know you like him, but he’s so big – and he’ll eat so much. Wouldn’t you like to get a dog that suits us a bit better?” Nuzzling the canine’s huge nose,Elizabethput forth her best pout and rolled her eyes sadly, “But, I want him – he’s soooooo cute, isn’t he?”
Jackie had never seen an uglier dog. Continue Reading