Old Yeller, New Yeller
This is about when we first got Beau from the shelter, as a companion for Sadie, who was grieving. Here ends the Beau marathon, at the beginning.
All Americans of a certain age, as well as others around the world, cried when watching the Disney movie, Old Yeller. For those of you above that certain age, you will recall that after Old Yeller’s sad, sad, sad demise, a neighbor girl brought over a yellow puppy, apparently sired by Old Yeller, but her well-intended gift was initially rebuffed by the boy mourning the loss of his Old Yeller, who was, as the movie theme song stated, “Best doggone dog in the West.”
I know the feeling. When our Old Yeller, named Max, died, I was not ready to try to replace him. It somehow seemed disloyal. Nevertheless, out of concern for Sadie, as described in https://cowboylawyer.wordpress.com/2013/02/03/to-the-rescue/
we adopted another yellow dog from the Cheyenne Animal Shelter for lonely Sadie to have company. His name is Beau.
Unlike Old Yeller and Max, Beau is not yet worthy of the…
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