We rescued a black lab pup who was gun shy about ten years ago. She considers our Airstream 345 as HERS. If the engine starts she HAS to be in it. If we start to load things into it, she will lay under the steps for days so as not to get left. She weighs 95 lbs now, (not fat just BIG). I can trust her around children but don't let an adult act threatening toward my Wife. She will protect the cook.
P.S. We rescued a small calico cat a year ago and now she rules the dog.
I wish I could rescue them all.
Good job Kent. Hope you get a lot of joy for your kindness.