Being a foster parent is the hardest task in the world. These people have to take care of rescue dogs, give them everything they need, shower them with love and attention in every way they can. They try very hard to gain a heartbroken and disappointed dog’s trust again.
However, the hardest part of their task is giving the dog away to their forever home. Their bond and the moments they shared will just become a memory.
Nicki Clawson from Northwest Boxer Rescue fostered dogs for a while. But soon, this animal lover will meet Cookie, the dog she will fall in love with.
She took care of Cookie for many weeks and helped him recover from his past. Little did she know, she’s slowly falling in love with the dog.
Nikki loved him profoundly, and because of that, it made Cookie flourish and eventually led the way to his recovery. After some time, he was finally up for adoption, and a family immediately signed up to adopt him.
With a heavy heart, Nikki brought Cookie to her meetup place with the adoptive family. It was a bittersweet event for her, and she knew it would take time for her to move on.
As she prepared herself to check the adoptive parents’ contact number, she was taken aback of what she saw. It was her number!
She was doubtful why her number was on there, so she asked them many times. To her surprise, they explained that they are giving Cookie to her! Her tears fell hard and fast.
Nikki exclaimed how happy she is. She hugged Cookie with all her might after she realized that she’s bringing him to her home again and forever this time!
We salute all the foster families in the world. Thank you for all you do!
Prepare your tissues and watch Nikki and Cookie’s story:
Thanks to NWBoxerRescue for the video and photos.