Working with California Russell Rescue again, I found a young JRT. She started out being over a year old, when I said I wanted her. Then they told me she was around a year old. Then they told me her birthday was June 18th...quick calculation, she was just 7 months old. I didn't want a puppy!
Then the guy that was fostering her tells me she's not housebroken. But, it was too late, she was mine, and plans were being made to have her shipped up here.
I was allowed to follow her progress on her trip up I-5. I was surprised at what a feat of cooperation it was.
She and other dogs are loaded into a volunteer's car in the Los Angeles area, then driven anywhere from 80 to 120 miles to the next volunteer, who takes the dogs and drives them on another leg.
They coordinate and keep in touch on FB Messenger. I was also included in the group messages and followed her progress over two days as she was ferried up here.
From Salem Oregon northward, she was the only dog in the car.
Here are some of the pictures of the people involved (there were 18 legs!).
Thank you so much.
|Jelly in Menifee California at her foster home.|
|Jelly starting out on the first leg of journey.|
|Jelly and friend at the home where they spent Saturday night|
|Jelly with Gabby|
|Jelly with Lynn|
|Jelly with Shareen|
The little sweetheart came from a breeder who had named her P'NutButter Jelly. The volunteers have been calling her Jelly. I've been calling her Jelly when I speak to them about her.
I thought we'd probably find her a better name, but I think Jelly is going to be it.
Thank you, CA Russell Rescue Organization!