July 2006

Found 3 blog entries for July 2006.

Princess the german shepherd came with the home I had listedPrincess has found a home!  When I made the prior post trying to find a loving home for Princess, the German Shepherd that was home alone in a house after her owner passed away and I had the house up for sale, I had hopes for success but was pretty doubtful.

Thanks to the tip from Bern telling me to post an ad (it was free) in www.petfinder.com. I really didn't have much faith as there were so many ads.  Also, as I am a fan of tiny dogs I just didn't think there would be much interest in a 4 year old German Shepherd.

Lo and behold, I got a phone call soon after from a wonderful woman who offered to adopt Princess although she already had 2 large dogs and I wasn't sure if Princess would get along with them as she was an only dog.  This lady offered

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princess the german shepherd was left in a chicago home for sale I listedUPDATE:  Princess has been rescued!  Thanks for the inquiries and read the story here. 

Meet Princess, the sweetest German Shepherd I've ever met.  Although I love animals, German Shepherds were never dogs I would have considered bringing into my home.  However, if I didn't already have my legal limit of 3 dogs (for Oak Lawn), I would certainly take Princess in.

She is currently home alone as her owner died recently.  She has a friend that comes in and feeds her every day but her friend cannot take her as pets are not allowed where she lives.

Princess is about 4 years young and needs to put some weight on.  However, every time I have seen her there is a bowl of food available for her.  She is sweet and gentle.

The executor of the estate (a

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UPDATE:  This was originally posted in 2006.  Wherever you might celebrate, either in Chicago or one of the Chicago suburbs, have a safe and happy 4th of July fourth of july fireworks in chicago suburbscelebration. If you don't have any plans you might want to drive to Winnetka to see The New Invaders play.

I attended last year and the fireworks were great (so was the band). Bring a lawn chair or blanket. It is going to be a little colder tonight than it has been recently with less humidity. So dress accordingly. 

The celebration will be held at Duke Childs Field at Hubbard & Willow in Winnetka, IL, with the band starting at 6:30 and ending at 9:00 and the fireworks will be shot off afterwards.

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