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Unformatted text preview: protect me. I looked at the pet stores around but the prices were much too high for a teacher salary. Therefore I resorted to the SPCA to adopt a dog instead. The first time I walked down the loud hallway of cages I spotted two small, black puppies wrestling. I put my face to the wire gate that separated us and thats when I first met Gus, my new man. Not knowing the rules of the SPCA I decided to let myself into the cage where Gus hopped around. Before I knew it I was laying on the ground, Gus on top of me licking my face. I knew that he was the one for me. Today I brought Gus home for the first time. As we walked up the three flights of stairs to my apartment he sniffed every stair, every rail, and every door. When we finally got to our destination I let him in and instead of sniffing everything in my place he decided to jump onto my new leather recliner. As I opened my mouth to tell him no he looked up at me with his dark eyes and I learned the puppy dog look....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course ENGL 241 taught by Professor Wright during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.
- Spring '11