I'm very excited to be participating in this year's Strut Your Mutt as a member of NorCal Boxer Rescue's team!
I started to volunteer for NorCal Boxer Rescue after my first dog, Walter (a boxer from an all-breed rescue) died at around 14 years of age. I knew at that time that after all Walter had given me, I needed to pay it forward to the boxers. I also knew that I could not stand by while boxers who had the potential to be as loved as Walter was and to be as important to somebody's life as Walter was to mine were killed due to homelessness. Since then, I have been so lucky to share my life with more wonderful boxers from NorCal Boxer Rescue, including Tasha, the most fiercely devoted and joyful dog I will ever know; Lucky, the most angelic soul to grace this earth; Daisy, my dear girl whose love was the greatest gift; and Bentley, my tender-hearted and gregarious companion. Each of my furry friends has enriched my life immeasurably.
I know that every dog has the capacity to be somebody's best friend, and I'm grateful to be supporting an organization that is as devoted to saving lives as NorCal Boxer Rescue is. As an adopter and as a volunteer for the past seven years, I have witnessed firsthand the extraordinary lengths that the organization goes to rescue boxers - young and old, healthy and ill - to provide them the often extensive medical care they need, the comfort of a warm foster home, and the security of a carefully screened forever family.
Please help me support the important work NorCal Boxer Rescue does by joining NorCal Boxer Rescue's team or by donating to my fundraising page. Thank you!