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New to the forum and a big Thank you!!

Hi - I'm Donna. New to the forum, and yes... <sigh> responsible for one of those "what do you think of this puppy/breeder/website posts"! I have been avidly reading everything I can and I am rapidly coming up to speed on what constitutes a "good" breeder. Your knowledge has been invaluable to me.

I have 2 bichons, one a rescue bichon, the other from a reputable breeder. I know my bichons - but I'm learning how little I know about Havanese! I've been involved in rescue for a long time, and I've been fostering for about a year. Just started fostering for Small Paws, nationwide bichon rescue.

My family really wants to add a Havanese to our family at some point. Yes, I have IWAP, but we'll just wait and see.... I've also signed up with HRI to foster. I warned them - I will probably "fail fostering 101" - adopt my own foster.

I have a new bichon foster coming in this weekend, and HRI is working on my app during that time, so it works out great.

Anyway, thank you so much for all the great advice. This forum is proving to be the absolute best source of information!!!
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Welcome to the forum! You are so lucky that you found this forum before finding a Havanese...all this great information on here is truly priceless. Where are you located?

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Welcome! That's great that you want to foster a havanese!! I think I heard there might be a few puppies coming into HRI...........





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Welcome Donna
Sorry the first one didn't work out for you, but I am glad that you may take on a Foster, that is awesome. I hope you will find your Havanese fur ball soon
This is a great place for wealth of information.

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I am in the DFW area of Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth area to all non-texans).

The main thing is that I'm NOT in a hurry, and want to make sure it is the right dog for my family, for my other bichon girls too. ;-)

Thanks for the kind welcome.
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Welcome to the forum, Donna! I'm so glad to hear that you've been reading the many threads we have. It sounds like you usually have a home full of doggies, but one day you may just find that right Havanese to add to the gang.




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Welcome Donna
Sorry the first one didn't work out for you, but I am glad that you may take on a Foster, that is awesome. I hope you will find your Havanese fur ball soon
This is a great place for wealth of information.
Love, love, love the new avatar!!


WELCOME DONNA and furkids!

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Vinny, Lulu, Gabby and Richie too!


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Hi Donna!! We've talked via PM and I am glad you have introduced yourself.

Can't wait to hear about your fosters!
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perfect attitude donna.

i wasn't in any hurry either, and i found the dog who fit just right with me and my family.

i have never regretted not acting on impulse, and just biding my time.
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