Duncan’s foster parents would like everyone to know, Duncan is home! Yes, HOME! From his mom, “He is part of the Bennett pack!! He makes our pack 7!! He is a big, shy and goofy boy! Bill and I couldn't be happier the way this older guy stole everyone's heart!! The pack has accepted him and loves having the zoomies with him!! So another foster failure!! Lol.” Congrats Bill, Shelby Jean, Jasper Puppy, Jolene, Ivy, Tinsley, Jasper Bennett and Sir Duncan!
From her foster mom, Vicki, “I was really unsure about being a foster mom but for those of you on the fence I’m about to push you over. Cricket was an immediate attachment for me, I haven’t felt that way since the day I met Jake and y’all know the bond I have with him. I thought today was going to be the hardest day of my life and that I was gonna cry my eyes out but it was the complete opposite. Cricket could not be going to two better people. Bryan & Mandy are my kind of people. If I have trouble figuring out if you are talking about dogs or children then you are my people. The way Bryan pulled into the parking spot when he saw Cricket, I swear he was halfway out do the truck before he even got parked and had Cricket in his arms within seconds. He even called her Crickie like I do. Cricket didn’t even stop to say bye to me, she was at the truck door ready to ride. Mom Mandy said she is clearly the rule enforcer at the house not dad. Mom & Dad were already fighting over who Cricket was going to stay with tomorrow, is dad taking her to work or is she staying home with mom. So if you see Cricket riding around in a firetruck you’ll know dad won. My favorite part ever was mom climbing in the backseat of the truck! Cricket is already ruling the house! Working with SEGSP has been amazing and allowing the foster parents to choose the best fit for the dog they foster is by far the best part. Today is a great day and my heart is full!”
Thank you Vicki for fostering Cricket & congratulations to Bryan, Mandy & Cricket!!
Gus loves his foster family so much he has decided to stay with them forever!!! He was dumped at the shelter but that didn’t stop Gus from shining bright. The shelter staff contacted us and the Livingston’s opened up their arms to Gus, loved him and he will never have to worry about being left behind again. Congratulations to the Livingston family, Gus and his new canine sibling Brownie.
Frank can’t wait any longer. He wants to tell you that he has found his forever home and he couldn’t be happier! He also wants to share that he will now go by Hank!
He has a nine month old GSP brother, Winston, and his grandparents have two pointers, too, so he’s looking forward to many play dates in the near future.
From his new mom, “I’ve been following SEGSP for a year or two now and love reading the success stories of this amazing breed. When we decided to adopt a second dog into our family, we knew we didn’t want a puppy, so SEGSP was my first thought. I fell in love with Frank (now Hank) even just based off his story on the website because of how similar he sounded to our boy we already have! He is so laid back and he and Winston played together from the first second of the meet and greet. We really believe he is the perfect addition to the Arms family!! “
We couldn’t agree more, Emily! We just love Gotcha Day stories and we are so happy for you all!
Frank had an amazing foster mom, Julie, and we are so grateful to her. He also had some other special folks who helped by transporting him, temp fostering him, and donating towards his care…to Beverly and to the Blanscetts, thank you so very much for your selflessness. You’ll always be a part of Hank’s forever story.
Founder (AL) has a new name, Winnie, and a new forever home!
From Winnie’s new mom Brooke, “When we saw the Facebook post looking to find a forever home for “Founder” now affectionately known as "Winnie” we instantly said, “when can we meet her?”. The next day we took our children to meet her and immediately fell in love. Her temperament was kind, gentle, and very playful which is what we were hoping for in a new pup to join our two other fur babies, “Sarge” (Goldendoodle) and “Foxy” (Pomeranian/Chihuahua). After meeting our entire crew we knew she would fit right and we were right. She loves good cuddles in bed with us at night, and wakes up ready to play all day with her siblings and toys. Her favorite past times are bird/squirrel watching where she slowly sneaks out the dog door to scare them out of the yard, chasing Sarge in the backyard, walks, and any squeaky toy. Her injury to her leg has healed beautifully and while we will always monitor it closely it does not seem to be holding her back one bit. We are so thankful she has joined us and could not ask for a better girl to make our family complete. So thankful for the SEGSP Rescue and all those who support them.”
From Marion and Matt, “We are so happy Winnie has settled in well with the Pierce family! It’s an added bonus she is local so we get periodic updates! Hopefully we’ll be able to plan a play-date soon for all the pups. Winnie loves her new doggy brother Sarge and sister Foxy, and human siblings Ella and Jacob!! Thank you all for guiding us through our first foster. It’s bitter sweet to not have Winnie is our home anymore, but her new family is wonderful!”
Thank you so much to Winnie’s foster parents Marion and Matt (top right), who are 1st time fosterers and double SEGSP adopters (Pepper and Spice). Congrats everyone!
Charlie (formerly Chance, in FL) has been moved around a lot in the last several years due to his high energy. But he finally found his forever home - YAY!!!
He's decided to stay with his foster family who have lots of land and activities to keep Charlie very busy (plus lots of love) – just what he needs.! Look at how excited he is with mom Linda!
Congrats to Linda, Larry and Charlie!
Captain has decided on a new name…last name, that is. He thinks Captain Perkins has a nice ring to it, and has asked if he can just go ahead and change the word “foster” to “forever” and call where he is, “home.” And his mom and dad of course said yes, and celebrated his Gotcha Day this past weekend with balloons, mom and dad shirts, and a cookie made just for him!
Steve and Wendy (also the SEGSP TN Volunteer Coordinator) have worked tirelessly and patiently with Captain’s severe anxiety issues and Captain has been working hard, too, showing definite signs of progress. The Perkins know that he still has some special behaviors and needs, but they are committed to him and couldn’t love him more.
We are so very happy for Captain, also known as “Legs,” and couldn’t be happier for his mom and dad, too. Thank you so much for working so hard with him and loving him through his time in foster. Captain was dropped at a boat dock some time ago, unwanted and deserted. We are thrilled to know he will never feel that way again!
Jasper has found his forever home! From his foster mom Meghan, “Jasper was a true pleasure, such a sweet, laid-back boy and he’s absolutely thriving with his new family. I’m really glad I’ll get to see him regularly when he comes out to the farm with Gaby and Nick!”
Congrats to Gaby, Beau, Jasper, and Nick…and thank you Meghan for helping Jasper along his way! Just look at Jasper’s smile - it’s a HAPPY DAY!
Luna has found her forever home! She traveled Saturday to her new home in Florida! Congrats to Luna, Missy and Darrell - we think they're so lucky to have this sweet girl. After arriving in FL, she met her new GSP brother, Ollie, and went for a boat ride. Many thanks to Missy and Darrell for being so great to work with, making the long trip to NC, and for giving Luna a warm, loving home! We can't thank Jessica enough for taking Luna in, loving her, getting her healthy and finding her, her forever home.
Such exciting news!! After six months of love, patience and care by his foster mom, including successfully going through heartworm treatment, Bandit’s foster mom has decided he’s not going anywhere and he is HOME. Turns out, he may have arrived there at just the right time.
From his mom, Annie, “September 21, 2021, change my life as I knew it. That’s when Bandit came to me. I had done some research on GSPs, but that research did not do justice. You never truly understand velcro until you have a GSP. . He is my true shadow. Bandit has taught me a whole level of love. He suffers from separation anxiety-something I can relate to. He is such a blessing to me and he doesn't even know he helped save my life. All he knows to do is to love unconditionally. I would not trade it for anything. He is now heartworm free, healthy, and truly loved, just what he deserves. I'm so thankful to be apart of SEGSP.”
We are so thankful to you, Annie, and for all you have done for Bandit. Seems like he is thankful, too, and is paying it forward. What a perfect match you are! Congratulations.