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What’s in a Name? by Gus Hooker

What’s In a Name? By Gus Hooker In 2010, I was rescued from a puppy mill in Missouri. With a little help, along with 89 other dogs, I made my way to Utah. Eight of us ended up at Furburbia. … Continue reading

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The Pet Psychic by Gus Hooker

The Pet Psychic By Gus Hooker   It’s me, Gus. I’m writing this post because otherwise, you might think the hu-mom is bit on the crazy side. But, she’s already admitted to be “the Crazy Dog Lady” and she owns … Continue reading

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The Dog’s Sixth Sense

Dogs Have a Sixth Sense 7 May 2014 My brother took my mom to the ER on Monday night. She has colitis. Being a widow for longer than she was married, is painful. It hurts. The colitis stole her appetite. … Continue reading

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Gus – A Puppy Mill Thriver (not Survivor)

Gus spent half of his life in a puppy mill.  When he accepted and understood that he was loved and capable of loving, he became this dog.

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Gus’ THIRD Year Adopt-PAW-Versary

  Gus’ Adopt-PAW-Versary 15 July 2013   Three years ago, I arrived in the Hooker Horde.  For 1,095 days, hu-mom has put her hand on my heart and told me, “You will always be safe.  You will always be warm.  … Continue reading

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Meet the Hooker Horde: Gus

Gus –  Almost three years ago, hu-mom saw my picture on Furburbia’s page.  My name was Barley.  Hu-mom and I have the same strawberry-blonde fur.  She says my brown eyes looked fearful, disconnected and sad.    Hu-mom pretended she was … Continue reading

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