September 30, 2023

When Villagers Richard and Constance Davie misplaced their beloved pit bull Rosie to most cancers, they knew they wanted one other canine to assist fill the opening of their hearts. And, they needed one other pit bull that wanted a very good residence.

So, they ventured to Sumter County Animal Providers in quest of their new furry member of the family.

“We’re canine individuals, particularly pit bull advocates, and we would have liked a canine to make our lives full,” mentioned Constance Davie. “We needed to undertake a canine that had been there the longest. The primary canine they introduced out was Lobo, who’s a four-year-old white pit bull that had been at Sumter County Animal Providers for 2 years. Lobo introduced tears to my eyes, he was so good-looking.”

The remaining is historical past. The Davies had been in a position to stroll Lobo whereas visiting Animal Providers and he behaved fantastically.

Constance Davie mentioned he seemed like he might have been Rosie’s brother.

“After wiping the tears away, my husband and I agreed that Lobo was coming residence with us,” she mentioned.

Sugar enjoys going for golf cart rides

Due to his white fur and candy demeanor, they renamed him Sugar.

Within the 4 months since they’ve had Sugar, he has has settled in properly. He likes to go for golf cart rides and his each day walks. They mentioned Sugar will get together with all of the canine and folks they encounter.

“We might have named him Cuddles as a result of within the night after we watch TV, he curls up on the sofa with us taking over greater than his justifiable share,” she mentioned.

Constance Davie volunteered for 15 years at a no-kill shelter in St. Louis, which housed over 400 animals of which most had been pit bulls. “Pit bulls aren’t innately aggressive or vicious. They’re loving and mild companion animals whose nickname was ‘Nanny canine’ as a result of they had been trusted to safeguard kids when a mother or father was not in sight,” Constance Davie mentioned. “For those who might meet Sugar, a improbable ambassador for pit bulls, you might come to grasp that love, kindness and respect is all these canine need and they’ll repay you in form. Whereas the animals will love and recognize new presents, there’s nothing like getting a furever residence that can make them even happier.”

There are many canine and cats at Sumter County Animal Providers. To undertake or foster, cease by and go to Animal Providers at 819 CR 529, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 or log on for extra info at, or