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  1. #1
    Jul 2009
    3 times

    My new buddy

    I just adopted a rescue dog. Someone called the police and said that there were puppies in the river. The river here is flowing fast and has a lot of ice in it. The police responded and when they got there, they could see two dogs in the river. One of the officers, "Ryan", jumped in the river and threw one up on the shore. The other puppy disappeared. We don't know how many were originally in the river, but they believe someone through them in.

    The vet said the dog was semi-comatose when they brought it in. It was full of worms, so they had to de-worm it. The tail was docked and the dew claws had been removed so it seems that someone originally planned to keep them. I just don't understand how someone could toss puppies in a river.

    So... we decided to foster care the puppy for the weekend for the vet and we fell in love with him. We adopted him this morning.

    This is "Ryan" the River Dog! They think he is a Labrador-Springer mix... A "Labradinger"

  2. #2
    On extended Holiday.

    Dec 2008
    72 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: My new buddy

    If there were a Banner for cuteness Ryan (your puppy) would be up there.

    Kudos to all those involved in the rescue and adoption.


  3. #3
    Sep 2007
    Moss, Tn.
    Compass 77B ; whites 6000D ; Garrett Master Hunter CX w/Treasure Hound (two box); Minelab Exp. II
    10 times

    Re: My new buddy

    Ryan seems to right at home, I am sure he will reward you many times over for your kindness. They have unconditional love. Never could understand how anyone can be so cruel as to mistreat an animal. You are number one in my book, Thank you and have a wonderful day.

  4. #4
    Apr 2007
    sandusky, ohio
    10 times

    Re: My new buddy

    God loves ya, so does ryan.

  5. #5
    Leggo Master of the UK

    Aug 2009
    Goldmaxx Power and Canon 7D and Viagra supplier
    143 times
    Metal Detecting and Conservation
    Banner Finds (3)

    Re: My new buddy

    Quote Originally Posted by DigginThePast
    If there were a Banner for cuteness Ryan (your puppy) would be up there.

    Kudos to all those involved in the rescue and adoption.


    Who can argue with a moderator, especially when they're right , great story of the rescue, shame more didn't survive, even bigger shame they didn't pull the wrotting corpse of the scum that threw them in the river. Anyway, on a lighter note, A BIG WELL DONE from me for adopting Ryan and I hope you will post frequent pics of his growing up . Good luck to you, Ryan and your family .


    Because it's always hammer time

  6. #6
    Sep 2010

    Re: My new buddy

    great job !!!!!

  7. #7

    Feb 2008
    Salem, Oregon
    Whites XLT, V3, BH
    20 times

    Re: My new buddy

    that is fantastic, I love dogs more than I do humans. I own three myself, actually they own me. best friends you can have

  8. #8
    WolfPack Life Member

    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Several Fisher, Tesoro, White's and Garrett's
    9 times

    Re: My new buddy

    I know this is a treasure hunting metal detecting website, but man this is one story worthy of "Honorable Mention" if I EVER read one!

    Just my opinion, nothing more and nothing less!

    Sky Pilot
    "Surrender, surrender but don't give youself away"  Cheap Trick

  9. #9
    Mar 2009
    Where The Rivers Meet, WV
    White's DFX
    2 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: My new buddy

    I love hearing about these kind of things. You're awesome for doing what you did. Thanks for sharing! Enjoy Ryan!

  10. #10
    Apr 2010
    Fisher F75 SE, Whites PI Pro, Ace 250, Pro Pointer
    28 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: My new buddy

    This post should be under "Best Finds". The picture of the puppy taking a lap nap is priceless!!! Good recovery
    "There comes a time in every rightly constructed boys life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure" Mark Twain"

  11. #11
    Jul 2009
    3 times

    Re: My new buddy

    Thanks everyone!
    I'm sitting here watching my 70 pound dog and my 5 pound dog having a tug of war with a toy. LOL! Amazing how gentle the big dog is with him.

    Thanks again for all the nice comments!

  12. #12
    Jun 2009
    Piedmont N.C.
    5 times

    Re: My new buddy

    Good for you Squishy!! I have to agree on the Honarable Mention . You are obviously a kind soul and have a friend for life.
    Love the pics-what a cute little pup!!

  13. #13
    Jan 2009
    Arkansas, by way of Louisiana
    Bounty Hunter Pioneer 505, Teknetics Gamma 6000, DetectorPro PiratePro, Fisher F-75 LTD2, Berkut-5 (a russian detector) and a good ole original Garrett Propointer that is still going strong.
    7 times
    Metal Detecting

    Re: My new buddy

    Ya done a good thing here Squishy!
    "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one"....Spock
    "Do, or do not, there is no try"....Yoda

  14. #14
    Nov 2007
    Port Huron, Mi.
    Freedom Ace Coin Commander and Ace 250
    57 times

    Re: My new buddy

    Congrats, Squishy, on the choice to adopt that cute little guy. It shows you folks have big hearts.

    Puppies are so lovable and hugable, and when they get playing tug-of-war they are so cute and funny.

    The little one and the big one and you and family will soon all be the best of buddies.

    Have a good day and God Bless.


    Aspire to inspire before you expire

  15. #15
    Apr 2010
    Minelab E-trac, White's XLT, Garrett GTA 500,Garrett Pro Pointer
    7 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: My new buddy

    You done a Great thing there Squishy, Wish there was more people like ya.
    and love the pics



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