Utah/Idaho Vizsla Rescue

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Tyson, Polly (Ivy), Badger (Snap) and Sofie (Daisy) came into rescue via a local breeder. Their tails are docked too short and they have no AKC papers but who cares when you are as cute and this gang. The troop spent some time with the Dowdells while they had a chance to grow up to 8-9 weeks old. Puppies should not be sent home at 6 weeks old! The group got their names in part from the flowers they destroyed and carried around the yard. They had a ball and learned quickly to go out and play and dig and chase the big dogs. These puppies were all well socialized, fearless, and charmers from the first day.

Sofie was the first to leave home. Her family had recently experienced the tragic loss of their girl Tayley but they were ready to open their hearts to a new girl. Sofie will get to run the Boise trails with mom and get spoiled by dad. And Sofie is also expecting a new human puppy to play with soon.

Nov 2007: Sofie got a human brother in October when Layton joined the family. We're not sure Heather & Jeff would recommend a new puppy and a new baby at the same time but if anyone can make it work we know they can and so far Sofie is as perfect a doggie sister as a puppy her age can be.

Aug 2009: This week is Sofie's second b-day with us. Yes, we have had her for 2 years on Aug 20th. Can't believe that it has been 2 years already and 2 years since we lost Tayley. Tayley is always in our hearts but Sofie has been such a tremendous addition to our family and we love her. Leyton loves her too and her nickname is now "Sopie" because he can't quite get out the 'f'. They 'share' well together and there is one of Sofie with her favorite friend on the back fence (Mr. Squirrel) who torments her beyond belief. Here are some recent photos.

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