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Friday, May 7, 2010

El-oh-el-aye Lola.... la-la-la-la Lola

This is Lola

Mom's friend and fellow volunteer with The French Bulldog Rescue called and said she knew of an English Bulldog in need of a new home. In short,  Lola was looking for a family that could return to her as much love as she had to give.

No way our mom can resist a smush face.

The first thing mom did was ditch the pronged collar Lola was wearing.  In her opinion Brachycephal dogs shouldn't wear choke collars to be walked, but particularly pronged collars as it could easily damage their necks and airway. 

Not to mention Lola was one of the easiest dogs she's ever walked! And to her chagrin, she was better behaved on the leash than the 3 of us. BOL! The need for the pronged choker still has mom scratching her head. Maybe mom just has fleas, who knows.

Mom found the most perfect home for her. Lola's new family could hardly wait for us to go down to Orange County to pick her up and bring her back up to the Central Coast.
It's a good thing Lola had a home waiting for her. Betty is enjoying being numero uno Queenie Bulldog Poo Poo eater...

We're not keeping her, right?!

 To keep things from getting out of hand, like impromptu Smushface Wrestlemania while rollin' down the freeway, mom said Lola had to enjoy the ride while relaxing in her crate.

Smushface Wrestlmania in the car? Us? She crazy.

Nooooo body knows the trouble that I've seen...

After like 5 thousand hours, we finally got a potty and snack break half way home. 

Lola tastin' freedom.

This is our favorite Uncle Chuck. He loves us so much and was so excited to meet Lola, he met mom down in Oxnard to help escort us on our potty break. We tend to attract a LOT of attention where ever we go, so mom figured Uncle Chuck could help with crowd control. 

Uncle Chuck, make sure the puperatzzi gets my good side. Eh, who are we kidding, I don't have a bad side.

We had a schedule to keep, so mom refueled the Smushie Mobile and off we went for the home stretch.
This rescue stuff is tiring. 
 After another 5 thousand hours, Lola got to meet some members of her new furever family.

Now, the final test... to see how Winston, the most important member of the family liked Lola.

Mom called in reinforcements to oversee the introductions. Some of you might remember our 22ft. tall dog trainer, Nate.

And we're walkin'.... What did you all expect? We're civilized English Bulldogs, unlike those unpredictable and ill tempered French.

Ho hummm. No problems here. Lola and Winston (or Bubby as he's called) were quite happy to learn they were going to be roomies.

Mom already got emails and stuff from Lola sayin' she spent her first night getting destanked. She also over heard she had an appointment scheduled at the V E T the following day. At first we were all upset and wanted to go get her. But then mom told us to hold our snorts because Lola got to sleep in the same bed with her mom and dad. That's a huge difference from where she came from.

We're looking forward to getting pupdates from Lola and her family. If mom had her way, every dog would find a family as wonderful as Lola's...

Stella, Gunther and Betty


mayziegal said...

Yippee yippee YAY for Lola! OH! What a very much great story! Thank you, thank you for going to gets her and take her to her Most Perfect Home That Ever Was! Gosh, everybuddy looked so happy.

Although I haves to say that in the picture where Betty is saying that we're not gonna keep her, are we...well, Betty gives a whole new meaning to "If looks could kill."

Thanks again for such a Most Great story. It got my weekend off right!

Wiggles & Wags,

agent99 said...

She walked up to me and asked me to dance, and in a dark brown voice she daid L.O.L.A....Lola.
Looks like she found the purfect furever home,

good job, momma!

Gen & the Foo

the booker man said...

i heart a dog with an under bite. :)
seriously, that lola is one adorable girl, and i'm really happy she found a wonderful forever home!!

the booker man and asa's mama

Sandy Mastroni said...

what a wonderful story . I'm going to sleep now .... with a happy story to think about
and THANK YOU for making me laugh
I LOVE your visits
always making me laugh

Lola said...

I pawticulary love seeing happy endings for dogs named Lola. All of you were so great to help her get to her furever home. And she's got a brother already. Pawfect!

GAIL said...

So happy to hear that Lola got a great home and so happy that there are people like you out there helping animals!

Hank said...

What a great post! Lola is cute (even though she walked like a woman and talked like a man)!!!! ;)

Great pics. The one of Stella and Betty napping is KILLING ME!!!

Hugs -


Ms. ~K said...

We love a story with a happy ending like this one...and to think, your mom made it all happen!
She's our Hero of the Day!
Licks and sniffs,
Zack, Sassy and Buddy

Marlene said...
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Those Elgin Pugs said...

Oh Betty and Stella and Gunther!!
What a terrific thing you all did for your new friend L.O.L.A. Lola!!

At firsts...hee hees...we thoughts you guys gots another sibs. Mommy was ready to run to shows Daddy. She be trying to get a fourth puggie for the past 3 years. (Whatever) Daddy says NO! We's with him on 'dats!!
Anyways, tell dat's Momma of yours that we appreciate her kind heart and all the help she does for the furpeeps!!
Loves, Josie Izzy Anakin

Sequoia & Petunia said...


BRUTUS said...

Another happy ending! You mom must have more self-restraint than mine, if she'd have put that bully in our car it would have ended up in OUR (or perhaps I should say MY) bed (I just let mom & dad sleep in it). Hooray for you for helping, and a bigger hooray for Lola!

Brutus the Frenchie

dw said...

Aww, Lola is so cute! And I's so happy she found a good home with peeps that will loves her! Also glad there was no wrestlemania in the car on the way, LOL!

Debbie said...

How lucky Lola is. I am with your Mum - I could not resist a smush face either. I am so happy Lola has found such a loving home.

Yoda & Brutus said...

So glad you could help Lola find her furevever home. She looks so happy with her new family :)

Pugs & Kisses

Yoda & Brutus

Puglette said...

hooray for lola!!! she is adorable! ollie met a cute bull dog girl at the vet's yesterday. it was love at first sight! i am so happy for lola, just knowing another sweet smushie face is in a happy home makes my heart warm.
big hugs,

Mango said...

Lola is a lucky gal. She looks great with her furever family.


lolalabulldog said...

So sweet! As a fellow/sister rescued "Lola," I can say that it only gets better from here. Congratulations, Lola (love the name!) -- and how loving of you all to help her find her new family. All paws up!

Toby- The dog with a blog said...

Oh yay!!
She's a pretty girl, I'm glad she has a nice home!

Toby's Raiser

Stacy/Brutus/Miley said...

What a great story. Thank you for helping Lola. She's so cute. So right about the collars....

Pearl said...

Oh, I just love this story! YAY LOLA!

Welcome to your new family- who will love you and protect you and give your the security that you so deserve!!!!


Melissa and Emmitt said...

hi shannon, gunther, stella and betty!

oh you saved lola!

what a wonderful post!

you have the biggest hearts in the whole world!

we missed you while we were away!

m & e