This is Corky. She was the first Florida Scottie and the namesake of Corkscot. I was reading the legal notices in the newspaper after my husband had died and I saw an ad that said Found Scottish Terrier. Please don’t let me wander around without a home. She was found by a lady that already had a dog. She was afraid that the two females would not get along and placed the ad. She was hoping to find the owner. I called and told the lady that I would be interested in having her if the owner was not found. This was in Dec. of 1992. The nights can get cold and she was keeping the Scottie outside. She called later that night and told me to come pick up the dog the next day. I offered t pay her for her trouble, but she only wanted her to have a good home. I picked up Corky the next morning and took her to the vet. She had all kinds of problems. Her ears were infected, she had urinary tract disease, all kinds of worms,and heartworm. My free dog cost me over $1000 the first week that I had her. She needed treatment for the heartworm and many medications. She spent three days at the vet getting the heartworm treatment. She was finally able to come home.
Corky was the best dog. She had a wonderful personality and loved all people and animals. The vet thought that she was 2 when I got her. She lived until 2006 and was a great companion for 14.5 years. She had a stroke at age 9 and developed Cushing’s disease at 9.5. It never stopped her from living a full life.