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Bimba's rescue story: adopt a dog

Bimba’s Story: Adopt a Dog, Mutts Rule!

I’ve had pets all my life, I need animals in my life (and so I married Alex jaja, just kidding). Seriously now, since I moved to Spain I had been wanting a dog. In Caracas I had two dogs, a cat and a younger brother. Suddenly I found myself living in a crowded apartment in Barcelona, even sharing my bed with a friend for some months, and still feeling a little bit lonely. During three years I tried convincing myself that plants could distract me from wanting a dog. I moved again, to Madrid this time. I was unemployed and with too much time in my hands, so decided I could volunteer for a shelter. I signed in as temporary foster home for rescued dogs. Bimba was rescued from a small village in Toledo, along with three of her puppies and her brother Bola (also the father of her pups). The owners had gotten both of them as puppies. They were locked in a patio from which they had never come out. When Bimba had …