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Local Man Faces Deployment, Seeks Foster Home for Pups

Due to a pending military deployment and other issues, a local family is seeking a temporary foster home for their two Maltese dogs.

Bowie CLAW is seeking a temporary foster home for two Maltese dogs on behalf of a local military family.

The two dogs, Isabelle and Mona, are 2 and 1 and a half years old respectively, and housetrained. Due to a pending deployment and other health and housing issues, the family will be unable to care for their pets full-time and are seeking a foster family to take primary care of the animals from Sept. 29 until the husband returns from deployment in November 2013, said Bowie CLAW’s Connie Carter.

The pet owners will pay for all veterinary, grooming, feeding and other pet-related expenses. Carter said the wife in the family, who will remain in the area, would like to take the dogs to their veterinary and grooming appointments, and possibly even care for them on some weekends and visit them regularly.

“She still wants to be a big part of their lives,” Carter said.

If interested in fostering adorable Isabelle and Mona please contact Carter at 301-980-0444 or bowieclaw@gmail.com.

Jenni Pompi (Editor) August 22, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Any takers on these two gorgeous pups? I'm tempted, but my 85 lb. lab mix is not a fan of small dogs.
Esther Dunton Winkler August 22, 2012 at 02:57 PM
any more info as to when they need to be placed and how long I have a maltese and would foster them but need dates?
Esther Dunton Winkler August 22, 2012 at 02:59 PM
Nevermind sorry just read the info. I would be willing to do it.
Jenni Pompi (Editor) August 22, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Great, Esther! Email or call Connie Carter at 301-980-0444 or bowieclaw@gmail.com and she will set up a meeting with the family.
D Dobbins August 23, 2012 at 05:36 PM
I am so, so, so, so happy that Esther is willing to do this. I have a Maltese and was so very tempted to help out but mine (Trixie) is so incredibly jealous and territorial I could not figure out a way to make it work. Ever since receiving a link to the article from a friend I have thought of little else and I cannot tell you how relieved I am to know this story seems headed to a happy ending for one and all. YAY ESTHER!
Jenni Pompi (Editor) August 23, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Connie said the response has been overwhelming!
Esther Dunton Winkler August 23, 2012 at 06:04 PM
Still have not heard from family :(. Was reallly excited as was my 14 yr old daughter and our 2 yr old Maltese Abby who could be their twin. Hoping to atleast hear from family to let them know about us and our home

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