HGTV host Ty Pennington and his spouse, Kellee Merrell, have expanded their household and the TV star appears completely smitten with their new rescue pup.
After adopting a seven-year-old combined breed named Phoebe, Pennington has been chronicling her adjustment to their Georgia dwelling through social media, and instructed followers the lovely canine “completes our household.”
Pennington Shares Photo of “Me & My Girls”
On August 26, 2022 — which was International Dog Day — Pennington posted an Instagram picture of himself along with his two canine, who appear like they might be sisters. Newcomer Phoebe is on the left, whereas their different rescue pup, Dory, is on the precise.
“She is a complete sweetheart and completely completes our household,” Pennington wrote on the submit. “We know that she’s roughly 7yrs old however no clue what sort of combine she is. We purchased dna kits for each ladies so keep tuned for the outcomes ha!”
Pennington and Merrell, who obtained married in July 2021, adopted Phoebe from Renegade Paws Rescue in Savannah, Georgia, the place they dwell. Its founder, Jennifer Taylor, instructed native information station WSAV that Pennington had been all for one other canine featured on their Instagram web page, nevertheless that pup was now not obtainable. So she instructed him about Phoebe, who appeared lots like the opposite canine.
“He got here to our workplace along with his spouse,” she defined, “and so they met the canine and so they spent about an hour right here speaking to our coordinators and speaking with the foster and speaking in regards to the canine. He took the canine on a sleepover and after just a few days, he determined he needed to undertake her.”
Unfortunately, animal shelters are constantly full recently, so organizations like Renegade Paws Rescue will absorb lots of the deserted animals, with volunteers caring for undesirable, abused, or injured canine and cats. Taylor mentioned they’ve almost 350 canine and round 25 kittens. They not solely want to seek out loving adoptive households, but additionally sufficient assets to look after all of the animals. Along with monetary donations, Taylor mentioned they take blankets, towels, pet food, and different pet requirements.
Phoebe is the Couple’s Second Rescue Pup
Phoebe appears to be adjusting fantastically to life together with her new mother and father and sister, Dory. Pennington has posted a number of updates to his Instagram Stories since her adoption.
On August 21, he shared a candy picture of Merrell holding Phoebe and wrote, “Sorry I’ve been somewhat MIA…we adopted this angel. Friends, meet Phoebe aka Pheebs Aka Thunder Trunks.” He has additionally shared movies of Phoebe waddling round the home, taking part in with Dory’s toy, and the 2 canine ready patiently for some popcorn.
According to a January 17 Instagram Story by Pennington, Dory was initially Merrell’s rescue pup, however they had been separated for 2 years throughout the pandemic.
Over a photograph of Merrell holding Dory exterior, he wrote, “This is Dory. You’re going to be seeing much more of her on right here. We had been lastly capable of reunite Kellee and Dory after 2 years aside (Covid border closures). She was staying together with her grandma in Canada however we’re blissful to have her dwelling. Welcome to Savannah Dory!”