At 71 years old (my wife is also 71), with the challenges of senior citizenship and retired
for about 6 years now, life had its own routine. I'd get up about 6:30am, have my coffee, read the paper, do my daily Bible study then spend the rest of the day working in the yard or in my shop.
About eight months ago I became a transporter for PLR covering the Northwest Triad area. A few pickups now and then but most of the PLR dogs seem to come from the Triangle or Eastern NC area. I was "contributing a little" to help out without much intrusion on my routine.
Last week Kristine sent out a plea for help over the week of July 4th. In fact, she sent out multiple pleas. My wife and I discussed how we could help and finally told Kristine we would become foster parents if needed. I don't t...
One year ago today, I did my first ever transport for Peak Lab Rescue. It actually was my first ever transport for any rescue. I met Scotland Humane Society at the Vass Spay/Neuter Clinic and picked up "Jill". She was a Lab mix that had been with them, unadopted, for many months before coming to Peak Lab Rescue.
I had no idea that transporting was "a thing" or the impact that this would have on my life. Since then, with the help of my tribe, we have helped about 150 dogs find their way into rescue.
I was initially saddened that I am too far away to foster. But I now feel so unbelievably fortunate to be a part of this incredible Peak Lab family! The people that I come into contact with reaffirm daily that the world is very much a mostly good place.