Before we meet our pooches for this week, I wanted to let you all know that you can now RSVP for the Orphans of the Storm® Annual Benefit Dinner, which will be Monday, April 22 at 5:30pm. Check out the Facebook event page for more information. I hope to see you there!

Now, time to meet some of the dogs who will benefit from the benefit dinner!

Jax (who has the name ‘Cooper’ outside his kennel now) the two-year-old Bluetick Coonhound mix is such a handsome boy. He looks a lot like Mervin, who was happily adopted a few weeks ago, but is a little smaller and has a little less drool. Jax, being a scent hound, kept his nose pretty close to the ground while we were out on our walk. If you start to pet him, though, he stops sniffing and will stay right next to you until you stop.

Jax Bluetick Coonhound 1

Jax sniffing his way over to me

Jax loves other dogs. If you already have a dog and are looking for another, Jax might be a good choice for you. He really, really, really wanted to play with Ebbie, but Ebbie isn’t really a fan of playing with other dogs, so poor Jax had to settle for just walking and sniffing. He is a sweet boy ready to make himself at home with a new loving family.

Jax Bluetick Coonhound 2

Jax has too cute of a face to keep it pointing at the ground all the time!

Wilbur the eight-year-old and Rosco the seven-year-old are Pit Bull Terrier mix brothers who would be extra happy if they could both go to the same new home together. They’ve been together all this time! When they first came to the shelter two weeks ago, they were a little shy and very skinny. They’ve already started to perk up and gain some weight, and would improve even faster if they were in their forever home.

Wilbur Pit Bull Terrier Mix 1

How can you resist Wilbur’s adorable face? (And say hi to Sage, still waiting for her forever home, in the background!)

Wilbur and Rosco are, of course, very friendly with each other. They also seem to be pretty friendly with other dogs, though Rosco wasn’t such a fan of a visiting Rottweiler. Even though they’re on the older side, they aren’t showing any signs of slowing down–don’t let Wilbur’s graying face fool you! They love to run and explore and sniff.

Rosco Pit Bull Terrier Mix 1

Rosco the big sweetie

They’re also good dogs who walked pretty well on the leash after they got their energy out. They both came over to me periodically while we were in the off-leash run to get a reassuring pat on the head or scratch on the back. Wilbur even came close to giving me a doggy kiss–but then decided to stick with just a friendly sniff for now.

Wilbur Pit Bull Terrier Mix 2

Wilbur enjoying the outdoors

If Rosco jumping up on the bench is any indication, these two guys would probably be happy to join you on the couch while watching TV or reading a book, once they’ve gotten their exercise for the day. What better snuggle buddies are you going to find than these two lovable guys?

Rosco Pit Bull Terrier Mix 2

Rosco investigating the bench

I also took the always-gentle Akiva out for a walk during my visit. She’s probably the only one at the shelter who is just fine with it still being below freezing in March! The rest of us are hoping that sun and warm weather are on the way!

44 responses »

  1. […] also spent some quality time with brothers Wilbur and Rosco. They were so thrilled to be able to come outside and stretch their legs. If you have a nice […]

  2. […] Wilbur and Rosco like a chance to stretch their legs, too. Rosco is a fan of doing laps around the yard, while […]

  3. […] Wilbur and Rosco like a chance to stretch their legs, too. Rosco is a fan of doing laps around the yard, while […]

  4. […] their new home together (the others being some of my personal favorites, Freckles and Buckeye and Wilbur and Rosco). Vienna and Bailey grew up together in a home, but unfortunately their family split up and neither […]

  5. […] couldn’t leave the shelter before saying hi to some of my four-legged friends. I watched over Rosco and Wilbur while they ran some laps around the fenced-in yard, spent some time cuddling with Frankie and […]

  6. […] I just don’t know what they’re still doing at the shelter! I was also able to walk Roscoe and Wilbur by myself, simultaneously (which I consider a huge personal accomplishment, considering I used to […]

  7. […] of course, I spent some time with some of my best buddies: Wilbur and Roscoe, and Molly and Reebok. I also said a quick hello to […]

  8. […] also said hello to Rock, Ebbie, Molly and Reebok, and Wilbur and Roscoe. So many […]

  9. […] of other old friends while I was at the shelter this week: Ebbie, Molly, Winter, Bailey, Frankie, Wilbur, Roscoe, Harley, and Tilly! […]

  10. […] also spent time with Ebbie, Corky, Wilbur (who was incredibly well-behaved while I gave him a good brushing), Frankie, Tilly, and […]

  11. […] are super easy to walk together, which I always say is the sign of two very well-behaved dogs), Wilbur and Roscoe (who both would love to have a yard to call their own), Keini, Lucky, Akiva, Rock, Frankie, […]

  12. […] other dogs who enjoyed the snow on this chilly day were Wilbur, Rosco, Jade, Ebbie, Keini, Molly, and Trixie (who loves to catch and eat snowballs in place of her […]

  13. […] also spent time with my buddies Wilbur, Rosco, and Keini, who all had a great time running around in the […]

  14. […] other pooches who enjoyed the snow this week were Wilbur, Rosco, Jade, Keini, Winter, Trixie, Akiva, Lucky, Corky, Topaz, and […]

  15. […] also spent time with Molly, the other Molly, Lucky, Akiva, Wilbur, and […]

  16. […] a world-class giver of doggy hugs), Corky (who is great on a leash and knows his basic commands), Wilbur and Rosco (who are the best brothers), and Zeus (who just wants someone to give him the attention he […]

  17. […] other lovable pooches I spent time with this week are Jade, Saber, Buddy, Bebe, Wilbur, Giorgio, Lady, and […]

  18. […] also saw Emerald, Ebbie, Wilbur, Bella, Dezzie, Diamond, Javan, Molly, the other Molly, Rock, and Winter! A great group of dogs, if […]

  19. […] front gate–he was on his way to the Pet Showcase at Northbrook Court!), Dina, Javan, Maggie, Rosco (who would love nothing more than his own backyard to run in–you should see him go!), Shasta, […]

  20. […] also saw Dezzie (who gave me a big doggy hug), Gizmo, Javan, Lucy, Rosco, Tiger, and Wilbur (who rolled over to get a belly rub from me for the first time […]

  21. […] Peggy (who did so well with her training at Tops Kennel and wants to prove how good she is), Rosco (who loves to get his hips scratched) and Wilbur, Rusty, Shamrock, and Tom-Tom (who is also a good […]

  22. […] my favorites, like Archie, Dezzie, Emerald, Hutch, Lady, Lucky, Mister, Shamrock, Tiger, Tom-Tom, Wilbur, and […]

  23. […] also saw my furry friends Archie, Rosco and Wilbur, Dezzie, Emerald, Molly, Clint (who was on his way to the Pet Showcase at Northbrook Court!), Ryla, […]

  24. […] Wilbur and Rosco are also still looking for their furever home. Wilbur is my favorite dog at the shelter, and he […]

  25. […] Molly, Fuzzy (another great senior dog), Corky, Dezzie (who covered my face in doggy kisses), Lady, Wilbur and Rosco (my favorite twins!), Scotty, and […]

  26. […] also saw my buddies Archie (who is still the best), Wilbur (who is still my favorite), Corky (who is such a good boy–he walks well on the leash, […]

  27. […] I also saw my furry friends Corky, Dezzie, Emerald, Lucy, Molly, Ryla, Scotty, Shard, and Wilbur. […]

  28. […] I also saw some of my furry friends who can’t exactly be described as “little,” but that just means there’s more of them to love!: Cody, Daisy, Ebbie, Honey Lamb, Rock, Ryla, Scotty, Shasta, and Wilbur. […]

  29. […] (who loves to give doggy hugs), Molly (who continues to impress everyone with her fetching skills), Rosco, Wilbur (who I sat with for almost a half-hour because those eyes get me every time and I […]

  30. […] also saw my buddies Corky, Daisy, Diesel, Shamrock, Shasta, Wilbur, and […]

  31. […] Wilbur and Rosco the nine-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix brothers are just the best. Anyone who has been reading this blog for a while knows that Wilbur is my favorite, favorite dog in the entire shelter, and Rosco is a great dog too. You don’t necessarily have to adopt the two brothers together, but it would be nice! Wilbur is more on the mellow side, enjoying casual strolls and laying in the grass. Rosco, on the other hand, loves to run laps around the yard and play. Rosco is also very well-behaved: when the other volunteers and I open his kennel for him to come out, he waits until the leash is on before bounding out the gate. They are both lovebugs waiting for a happy home. […]

  32. […] I also spent some time with my favorite pair of brothers, Wilbur and Rosco! […]

  33. […] with kids), Lucy (who is a pro at giving doggy hugs), Shard (who is another gentle giant), and Wilbur (who absolutely loved getting brushed–such a good […]

  34. […] also saw Abby, Clint, Dezzie, Diamond, Diesel, Ebbie, Rocky, Rosco, Shamrock, Shard, Sweet Pea, Tom-Tom, Topaz, and […]

  35. meow0 says:

    Rosco is really cute

  36. […] also saw Wilbur, Bueller, Abby, Shard, Delilah, Diamond, Topaz, Corky, Lady, Rosco, Shasta, Sweet Pea, Shogun, […]

  37. […] also spent some time with Ares, Wilbur (my favorite!), Rosco, Daisy, Delilah (who was also at the Pooch Parade two weekends ago), Javan, […]

  38. […] keeps getting passed over!), Luciano (who loves people and isn’t shy about showing it), Lucy, Rosco, Scotty, Shamrock (who has been at the shelter five years too long), Shasta, Shogun (a great […]

  39. […] during my previous Senior Dogs post who are still available for adoption are: Ebbie, Akiva, Rosco, Lucky, Lady, Tom-Tom, and […]

  40. […] also saw Baylor, Corky, Daka, Javan, Lucy, Ranger, Rocky, Rosco, Shamrock, Shasta, Shogun, Sweet Pea, Topaz, and […]

  41. […] also saw Corky, Ebbie, Javan, Lucky, Ranger, Rocky, Rosco, Scotty, Shogun, and […]

  42. […] also saw Luciano, Azul, Blush, Cooper, Rosco, Spooky, Topaz, Zoey, and […]

  43. […] I also saw Arnold, Azul, Bear, Blush, Cooper, Courage, Diamond, Gus, Jasmine, Javan, and Rosco. […]

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