Active Rain - Cutest Pet Contest - Here is YooHoo!

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Real Estate Agent with Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

I read Mirela Monte's post of the  Cutest Pet Contest  which was started by Peter Olsen's thoughts of having a  Cutest Dog Contest

Not quite sure of the rules, but here is my entry, of which I also added to Mirela and Peter's posts.

Introducing YooHoo

 Toula Rosebrock YooHoo

Anyone who knows me, knows that I rescue dogs and cats and find them permanent homes. 

YooHoo, (named because of her obvious chocolate coloring) with 4 siblings, were rescued in Staten Island, where their mother was put down due to the over-crowded shelters.  We heard of what happened to the mother and that the litter was next on the list at the kill-shelter, so we immediately pulled them all.

YooHoo's photo on the left, is on our collection canisters.

We had taken her for a ride a few times in the boat, where she ran around like a puppy would.  So, I decided to put her in the fish storage cooler, which created this adorable photo of her that I called the "catch of the day"...

We very carefully screen potential adopters.  After about six-weeks of caring for YooHoo, a wonderful/permanent home was found.

We consider all the dogs & cats who come through our rescue/home, as our pets...even if it's only temporary.

When we rescue, we take them in, knowing that they may stay with us permanently!

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Please note:  I have started a new group, Active Rain Animal Rescue - please consider joining

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New Jersey Ocean County Jackson Township
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Pet Friendly Real Estate
PETS ARE PEOPLE TOO
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Rainer
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Jason Romrell
Business Attorney and Success Advisor

What a CUTE doggie!!

December 27, 2008 12:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Jason - She IS a cutie!

 

December 27, 2008 12:06 PM
Rainmaker
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Diane Daley
Caron's Gateway Real Estate

He's adorable... Thanks for sharing...

December 27, 2008 01:09 PM
Rainmaker
543,273
Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Caron - Thank you for your comments!

December 27, 2008 01:28 PM
Rainmaker
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Lisa Glowacki
Real Estate Broker - RI & MA
Lisa Glowacki - Rhode Island & Massachusetts

Toula what a wonderful and loving thing you do. As for YooHoo cute, cute, cute, and more cute. Sending YooHoo hugs, kisses and scratches behind the ears.

December 27, 2008 01:55 PM
Rainmaker
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Valerie Osterhoudt
ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889
Johnson Real Estate, Inc.

Toula... That is wonderful that you were able to rescue YooHoo, adn the siblings.  Did you find home for all of them already?  Yes, there is a reason why.. my sons are looking for a dog.. and I'm weakening.  I'm not running and jumping into anything, I want to make sure whatever dog we get is a good fit.  So, if you can keep me in mind in the future I'd appreciate it.

I'm sure you are thinking that we should go to a shelter.  I tried that.. but my son wanted to take them all home, he didn't like the idea of them being put down.. and I don't want to put him through that again.  He wears his heart on his sleeve.

So, not that there is a rush.. but keep me in mind in the future.. I'd appreciate it.  No, I have no problem traveling to see a dog.

I've already rescue two dogs in my lifetime.. and that is the only way I will go from now on.

valerie osterhoudt

 

December 27, 2008 02:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Jonathan Osman
Charlotte House Hunter Group
Keller Williams Realty

Did you know that Petfinder.com has a widget you can place on your blog and site with local animals in need of rescue.  I have it on my blog.  It's easy to set up and a great way to help our 4 legged friends.

December 27, 2008 02:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Valerie - I would suggest checking out Petfinder.com.  You'll see all the local pets that need to be rescued.  I'd love to see you, but NJ is a long way, I know!

Hi Jonathan -  I'm a rescue on Petfinder also.  I'm still kind of new to AR and am trying to figure out the widget stuff.  As soon as I figure it out, I'll add it here....Thank you for the suggestion!

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December 27, 2008 03:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Laura Giannotta
Your Realtor Down the Shore!
Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore

YooHoo, that's my favorite chocolate energy drink!  What great photos and what a cute puppy (although, aren't they all).  Thanks for all you do for pets.

Laura G

December 27, 2008 03:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Laura - Thank you!  You are so right, all puppies are cute!

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December 27, 2008 04:15 PM
Rainmaker
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Tara Stone
NJ Estates and Stables
NJ Estates & Stables

Toula, so cute....and I love the name, Yoohoo

December 27, 2008 05:24 PM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg Homes
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

Great name, very cute.

December 27, 2008 06:05 PM
Rainmaker
591,254
Valerie Osterhoudt
ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889
Johnson Real Estate, Inc.

Toula.. Thanks for the tip... but I haven't heard good things about this site.  Sorry.

valerie osterhoudt

December 27, 2008 06:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Tara - Thanks.  I kept thinking of chocolate and came up with the name...

Hi Lyn - Thank you!

Hi Valerie - Hmmmm...don't know why you heard negativity.  Let's put it this way, Petfinder for rescues is the equivalent to Realtor.com to realtors.  How's that for keeping in the theme of AR!!!

Toula Rosebrock of Diane Turton Realtors

December 27, 2008 07:52 PM
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Toula- What a wonderful caring heart you have and I love you for it.  YooHoo is one very fortunate puppy....very fortunate CUTE puppy :-)  I'm going to check out Petfinders.com.  I'm so happy you do this kind of work, thank you.

December 29, 2008 03:01 PM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Gail:

You are so sweet...thank you!

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December 29, 2008 03:59 PM
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Allison Stewart
St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
St.Cloud Homes

What a cutie!  Hav a happy healthy and prosperous new year!

January 03, 2009 06:09 AM
Rainmaker
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Toula Rosebrock
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ

Hi Allison - Thank you...Have a wonderful New Year too!

January 03, 2009 06:53 AM
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