Peanut is my name, but that is merely a cover, a “nom de shelter.” Inside me, deep in my soul, I am “Lion.” I am so ferocious, so thoroughly in command, that the captain of my platoon permits me to display my Jimmy Cagney poster in my locker. I’m a three-year-old Chihuahua mix. Modesty compels me to add that I am very bright.
This past week one of my canine colleagues was joined with new owners. The Rappahannock Animal Welfare League is located in Amissville at 160 Weaver Road. It can be reached 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at 540-937-3283, or check out www.rawldogs.org.