‘It started in fun’

May 30, 2015 - garden totes

“I saw him and desired him immediately,” pronounced Amy Sharp Schneider of her dog Homer, who has turn a amicable media prodigy in a internal community.

Homer assimilated a Schneiders’ home dual years ago when she and her family came opposite several dogs accessible for adoption outward of a Dick’s Sporting Goods store.

“I was not looking for a dog … though … he was only ideal for me,” Schneider said.

She combined that tiny is famous about Homer’s past, solely that he was found using around Adams County. Even a story behind Homer’s heading blank eye is “a finish mystery,” Schneider said. She combined that his eye looks like it was surgically repaired.

Schneider pronounced that she suspects Homer is a chihuahua mix. “He’s a good example,” she added, of a delight that can come from a non-purebred pet.

Not prolonged after he was adopted, Schneider began sauce Homer for holidays. He would wear opposite equipment such as tiny Santa hats. “It started in fun,” she said.

Schneider combined that any time she posted those cinema on her personal Facebook page, they perceived “such a certain response.”

Now, Homer has his possess Facebook page with hundreds of supporters that, according to Schneider, came “immediately.”

And Homer’s fans on Facebook continue to uncover him consistent support. Commenters on his page report him as “absolutely adorable,” “a large fella,” and “too cute.”

Another commenter wrote: “Homer creates me grin – and mostly creates me laugh. Gotta adore Homer!”

While Homer has dressed in all from tiny sombreros to graduation caps, Schneider pronounced her favorite picture, taken by internal photographer Shay Nartker, facilities Homer in commander goggles.

Now Homer has started visiting internal businesses. His visits are documented on his Facebook page and embody places such as P3 Total Nail Care, Brad’s Garden Center, La Cascada, and a Buckeye Family Eye Clinic.

Schneider combined that a Highland County Chamber of Commerce is deliberation “maybe” including Homer in their Buy Local campaign.

“We wish to support (local businesses) … and we wish them to have fun with Homer,” Schneider said.

The Facebook page adds that Homer will be during a Hillsboro Public Library on May 30 to assistance kick-off of a summer reading program.

Homer has also desirous a T-shirt designed by internal striking engineer Maddie Cupp. Schneider pronounced Cupp is a “great designer,” and that a dual of them have “had a lot of fun” creation a Homer T-shirts.

Schneider combined that a shirts have been accessible for about dual weeks, and that, “you can’t suppose how many people are wearing Homer shirts.”

“We try to make everybody happy,” she said, adding that a T-shirts are done by palm about once a week.

And while Schneider pronounced T-shirt creation is “new to us,” she added, “If people wish a Homer shirt, we wish them to have one.”

To sequence a T-shirt, hit Schneider possibly by job or texting during 937-403-2255. Schneider combined that she also customarily has T-shirts with her during a Hillsboro Veterinary Hospital, located during 941 W. Main St. in Hillsboro.

Adult T-shirts are $20 and kids’ are $15.

Part of a deduction from a shirts go to internal organizations that assistance animals, “because Homer was a rescue,” Schneider said. “He would like to assistance other animals in need.”

Schneider also pronounced they are operative to enhance a Homer striking into other equipment such as splash cozies, receptacle bags, and even doggy T-shirts.

To “keep an eye out for Homer,” as Schneider says, like his page on Facebook by acid “Homer The Dog.”

Reach Sarah Allen during 937-393-3456, ext. 1680, or on Twitter @SarahAllenHTG.

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