When I was lost, I had one big advantage: I wasn’t alone. There were three of us— a male dog, another female and I were found near the interstate. Being together here has been helpful, too, because although I’m calm and sweet natured, I was timid around people at first and did the get-acquainted dance—two steps forward and one step back. It sure was worth it! My new friends stroke my short tan coat, and they’re showing me that people can be as much fun as dogs! A nice size at 49 pounds, I’m a 1-year-old female who’s still learning, and you’ll hear my unusual bark when we meet, which I hope is real soon because I’ve learned that being with someone makes every journey better, especially the one that takes us home.