As she reached her hand out to the side, her new friend stepped up and rubbed the hand offered to him.
"So, old boy... I guess since it would appear we will be best friends and room mates for the rest of your life, I guess we should get acquainted. My name is Dorothy. What is your name?"
"Arf, arf!", barked the dog, happily as he walked beside the nice lady who was giving him a new forever home.
"Okay, then. Arf it is!", said Dorothy. "Let's go home, Arf."
And the two fast friends walked down the street together, walking into their future.