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Heather Ann Ransley Shares How Her Dogs Have “Gone Global”

by Fred

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Heather Ann Ransley shares a touching story of rescuing dogs, and even though she has had to travel quite some distance to do so, her two dogs, Simba and Sophie, have gone with her.  They can be quite busy at times, but still make sure to share special time together.


7.4.15 - international dogs



“If you know me in real life you know that I am single and that I’m very dedicated to my two little dogs that have been with me since their first day on this planet.  Simba and Sophie were born in my bed in a little cabin on November 11, 2003.  The cabin overlooked Lake Arenal and La Fortuna and was located on the countryside of Tilaran, Guanacaste, in Costa Rica.  Their mother was a little long haired chihuahua stray dog with 3 working legs and a big pregnant belly, and considered a nuisance by the owners of Hotel Tilawa where she was dumped.  We took the mom in and when she gave birth to those little puppies I totally fell in love… Mama Pequena found a new home with the chef at another hotel in Tamarindo later that year but Simba and Sophie and I were inseparable.”

See some snapshots from 2003-2004 : Puppytime in Costa Rica

“Sophie and Simba have been with me ever since, traveling from Costa Rica to Chicago to Kauai with visits all over the USA.  Todays blog is dedicated to my dogs, they are a huge part of my life and I am so grateful to see them enjoying their golden years.  These images were all taken within the last month and although they are old dogs I still call our precious moments together Puppy Time.”

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