Tag: Scarlet

Celebrating a full year of Scarlet

Posted March 12, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Dogs are magical
Celebrating a full year of Scarlet

A year ago today, the boyfriend and I drove an hour to pick up the dog we’d later let our niece name Scarlet. The reality of adopting a dog is both exhilarating and terrifying. As I reflect on those first days, I remember the overwhelming feeling of responsibility weigh on me—that I was now in […]

Scarlet Tales (yeah, I went there)

Posted October 18, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Dogs are magical
Scarlet Tales (yeah, I went there)

Fun fact: Scarlet’s tail has changed color since we’ve gotten her. Different colored hairs appeared, making her tail seem darker. It’s adorable. And I’m not biased. Also, she’s great at napping. Owning a dog is a humanizing experience. Sometimes taking care of myself is enough of a job. But to be responsible for a living creature, […]

We adopted a dog six months ago. This is our story.

Posted September 12, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Dogs are magical
We adopted a dog six months ago. This is our story.

We’re six months into owning being owned by a dog. And although my Instagram became overrun with dog pictures and I eventually gave Scarlet her own Instagram account, I haven’t yet told her story. Or what I know of her story. Give me that, human. I want it. #dogstagram #dogsofinstagram #adogslife #dogdays #rescueismyfavoritebreed #rescuedogsofinstagram #adoptdontshop #rescuedog A […]