Sanctuary In The Woodlands
I met Priyanka on facebook at some point. Same way I meet all the crazy dog ladies. We attract each other like magnets LOL.
She owns a real estate company, Woodlands Eco Realty & Executive Rentals- Buy/Sell/Lease, which helps fund an assisted living home for seniors, Acorn Manor Assisted Living Homes, who are allowed to bring their pets. How cool is that?? When the human passes away, their pet goes to live the rest of their life at the organization she founded: Pure Mutts Animal Sanctuary.
I became a little obsessed with Priyanka and the magic of the sanctuary and asked if I could visit. She obliged and gave me a tour of her real estate office, the assisted living home, and the dog sanctuary. They are all in the Woodlands just a few miles from each other.
Our visit was amazing and I was so inspired! This was the first animal sanctuary I’d ever been to. The dogs were clearly all loved and cared for and seemed very happy. She even cooks them homemade vegetarian meals! Despite the Houston summer, it was really nice under all those trees and the place felt like a zen oasis. I wanted to hang out and play with the dogs, then lay down for a nap LOL.
We made plans to come back and photograph several of the dogs. There are adult dogs that were rescued as puppies and now could do well in their own homes. BUT, Priyanka is very particular..
If one of these dogs speak to you, you’ll be asked to fill out a lengthy application and then visit Pure Mutts for at least an hour. The dog will need to choose you. If not, sorry about that! Well, that’s kind of how it goes.
Priyanka believes that each one of these dogs has a very specific mission to provide in a human’s life. She is only present to care for them until it’s time for them to complete their mission with their person. Cool, right??
Pure Mutts is our latest Pocketshots beneficiary. $25 from every session will go directly to them. If you’d like to make a personal donation to the sanctuary, you may do so here.