Adopt Adorable Brandy Alexander, A Cairn Who Never Had Anyone to Love Him!


Meet tiny Alex, a  little Cairn boy with huge beautiful eyes and a little button nose! This poor little guy was a bit of a mess when he lucked out. Col. Potter Cairn Rescue brought him into their loving environment. He now romps around in his Pennsylvania foster home, and pals around with his doggie foster sibling. He has learned to trust and loves to sit on laps. He adores his little blanket under the table, and has learned to come when he hears his name.  He never barks. As far as teeth go, he doesn’t have any. This doesn’t stop him from eating up a storm.  This little five year old wheaten-colored sweetheart needs his own home  and his permanent person or people.


Here is a picture of this little sweet potato at intake :

Here is his profile on Col. Potter Cairn Rescue:

Why not fill out an adoption application form while you are there!  You should also note that the amazing Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Group will transport him to another location, if you are not in Pennsylvania.

You should also know that his name, Brandy Alexander, came from the Name A Cairn Program and was donated by Claire M. in memory of her wonderful collie. Here is the link to donate to this special program:


Adorable, Fun-Loving Sean Casey Pitty Needs Home

ImageI had so much fun taking pictures of Erica, a one and a half year old pit bull darling, who has been at Sean Casey Animal Rescue since she was five months old. She was found wandering the streets, and has now spent her toddler-hood at the shelter, soaking in the love of all the care-takers. She is very loving and extremely affectionate. She was licking my hand, and I could see that she would gladly sit on a couch and watch tv with me, cuddling as close as she could get. She is also so playful, and would have tons of fun in the park, running around and being joyful.  Erica loves everyone, from dogs to children. I don’t know where you would find a better dog. Please, run or drive or bike or take the subway as quickly as you can to Sean Casey Animal Rescue at:

153 East 3rd Street between Ft Hamilton Pkwy and Caton Avenue

Brooklyn, 11218     you might also inquire via e-mail

or phone at 718-436-5163   They are open daily from 11am-7pm


Don’t let Erica spend one more night sleeping in the shelter. Give her the adoring home she needs.

Adopt This Adorable Charming Cairn Terrier

Branna is a charming, cute, loving girl. She is being fostered in Seattle. (the incredible Col. Potter Cairn Rescue group can transport her to other cities). This intelligent sweetie is eleven years old, but so spry that she goes on 6 mile hikes with energy to spare. Her foster mom says that she seems to be aging backwards!  She becomes more and more herself with each passing day.

Branna is social and affectionate and adapts to new situations easily.  She will take every opportunity to be cuddled or say hello, but not to the point of smothering her people.  She rolls on her back for a belly rub and will let you hold her like a baby.  She loves to play with other dogs and with toys, and has an easy-going attitude. The cutest habit though is her morning greeting of hopping and bounding like a bunny upon waking.


Please give her her very own home! Remember, small dogs live long lives. My adopted poodle Mouschi lived to the age of about 18!

Please go to:

for more information, and to fill out an adoption application for this amazingly special little girl.


Penny the Incredible Boxer-Terrier Mix Needs A Home

I went for a visit to Sean Casey Animal Rescue today. I met Penny, one of the cutest, most unique-looking dogs. No one can figure out why  she hasn’t been snapped right up by some lucky person or family. She has all the qualities you could want in a dog.


She’s adorable, and has a philosophical expression. She can look as though she is deep in thought, or completely amused and ready to play. One of her care-takers says that she is a dog who listens. Penny loves all people of any size and age, and most dogs. She isn’t huge, but she isn’t small. She’s from Georgia, but has adapted to Brooklyn, NY! I would definitely adopt her if I didn’t already have three dogs

ImagePenny looking philosophical

And if you like Boxers and/or Terriers, she fits that bill as well. So, what are you waiting for? Penny will complete your life.

Here’s the information:

Sean Casey Animal Rescue  153 East 3rd Street                                                     between Ft. Hamilton Pkwy and Caton Avenue

phone: 718-436-5163                      e-mail:    Open daily 11am-7pm                          Reasonable adoption fee

Kes Conjures Compassion

Today is a very hot day here in Brooklyn. I have been napping near my big sister Matilda on her special bed, and enjoying the cool living room. It took a while for me to find this home where I feel so good.  I will tell you a little about how I was frightened when I first visited, and what my mom-to-be did to help me. I think we both showed compassion to each other.  I am proud of how I was able to progress as an evolving doggie, stretching  beyond fear, to acceptance.


All summer and part of the fall, my foster mom would take me on try-out visits for new forever homes. When she would leave, I would be heart-broken. I would go to the door and cry for the entire visit. No one wanted to adopt me after that. When she would come to get me, I would be so happy, but later I would get sick to my stomach. This happened a few times. My foster mom was not in the right situation to adopt me, and she was very responsible, but I didn’t understand that then.

One day, she took me to another home, and there were two dogs there who I instantly liked a lot. Livvie greeted me, and immediately gave me a peppy play-bow. After marking a nice chair, (in case I decided to stay), we raced around the apartment playing. Usually I am afraid of big dogs, but Matilda was lying down and just lifted her head to touch me with her nose. It felt like magic to be near her. I liked the human too.

Then my foster mom left, and I went to the door to cry. The new human came over and said, “I am going to have some toast. Would you like some? Come with me”, and she motioned for me to follow her. I went with her into the kitchen and watched her make toast. When she sat down at the table, she tapped her lap, inviting me up. I jumped up onto her lap, and she kissed my head. I gave her a bunch of kisses. She offered me some pieces of buttered rye toast. Yummmm! I found that I adored it! We sat for a while sharing toast.

Then she said, “How about if I read to you?” and we went to a big coach and invited Matilda and Livvie too. I lay down right next to her, and she read to us from a mystery novel that takes place in Vermilion Parish in Louisiana, right near where I used to live. (A James Lee Burke novel).

We all fell asleep for a little while.

Soon, some really nice soft-voiced new humans came over, and they all ordered Thai food. Matilda, Livvie and I also ate our doggie meals. Then  Livvie and I got into these dog beds under the table that were really cozy. When we all were finished eating, I sat in all their laps, and they petted me and told me that I was very handsome and adorable. They said that I was about to get very lucky. I was having a very good time.

When my foster mom came to pick me up, I was very happy to see her. She took me home, and I did not get sick. I was exhausted and went right to sleep.


Soon after that, my foster mom took me back, and I stayed. I did sit at the door and cry for a short time, but then my new permanent mom came over and said, “Would you like some toast?” and you can guess the rest.

That night, I got into a very tiny dog bed with Livvie, and felt so secure next to her warm body. Later we both curled up with our mom, and slept all night there. Matilda was at the foot of the bed. I had my new permanent family.

Cute, Love-bug Sophie the Cairn Needs A Home


First of all, my full name is Sapientia! Aha!! You can call me Sophie. I am a petite Queen of my foster home. Although I’m 7 years old, but I appear to be about two. I am so cute, that you will feel like you are being tickled on the bottom of your foot, just from looking at me. First, my hobbies: I love to watch tv, especially comedy. On my profile, there is a picture of me standing on my back legs to get a better glimpse of my show.

My other hobby is swimming. I love water, that is, I love to jump into the bathtub and play in the water! My foster mom is going to get me a kitty pool to play in outside.

Then there are my bossing, protecting and cuddling hobbies. I love and get along with all the resident Cairn boys here, but I do boss them around. I protect my foster mom, but nothing major. I just like to be by her side to watch over her. She got me a ball, and together, we watch over foster mom, even on the bed, at night. Ball will keep us safe.

Foster mom taught me tricks. I do:  sit, stay, down and give my paw. There are two YouTube videos of me, but Matilda the greyhound can’t get them onto this blog post. If you are interested, you can contact the Col. Potter Cairn Rescue people via the above-listed site, and they will e-mail them to you.

I will need a patient home, but once I get settled in, I am truly a lover and protector. By the way, I am in Illinois, but Col. Potter Cairn Rescue will transport me. Isn’t that something! I think you will really love me, and I really need my own Fiefdom. Please go to the site and fill out an adoption application! You need me.

No cats please.

Cutie Copernicus Cairn Needs A Home

This little 15 pound cutie is described by his foster mommy as one of the sweetest little guys she has met. He is an incredible love-bug who lives to be close to his humans. Being close with his personImage, and getting petted and scritched is what he lives for. He is also jaunty and cheerful, and gets along with dogs and cats and especially people. 

NEWS FLASH! As I write this, I have gotten word from Col. Potter Cairn Rescue that there is someone who has expressed interest in Copernicus (Nickname “Coper”.) This is very exciting. I would really love for this little munchkin to have his very own people and home.

So, check him out, just in case, and then check out all the other uber-cute, sweet, lively, loving pups on the site, and fill out your adoption form for your new best of all possible friends!

This wonderful Rescue Group (Col. Potter Cairn Rescue) is so dedicated, and very organized. The foster home parents all seem so loving and adept at training. They also transport the little cute ones, so you might find a pup in a state far from you, but still be able to adopt. These are important factors, because it means that you will adopt a dog who is in good shape medically and emotionally. Check them out!!! Matilda insists!