I Adopted a Sick Shelter Dog. When He Got Better, His Previous Owners Wanted Him Back

On a hike with Duke and “Bear” Feeding them jerky as a fuel snack.

Three and a half weeks ago, we added a new member to our family. We rescued a beautiful male labradoodle. I’m going to call him Bear in this piece. That’s part of his name, the part we gave him, kind of a nickname, but we ended up keeping the first part of his original name because he was used to it. For protection, I won’t share that part of…