This bundle of joy joined our family in the spring of 2004.
We picked her up at the Orlando Airport and drove back to Fort Walton Beach Florida, were we lived at the time.
She was a perfect match for us from the start.

She immediately was accepted by our Boston Terriers and fit right into our family
She integrated herself into the family right away, everybody loved her, she was sweet, calm, happy, kind, and always smiling.  We never had to worry about her around kids or other animals. And she was so much fun!
Although everyone loved this little sweet girl, there was not question in anybody's mind, that she was my girl. 
 We had a very strong connection and could communicate with each other without any words or sound.
She always knew if I wasn't feeling well, and when I had migraines she would put her head next to mine.
She was always there for me when I needed her.
We moved to Ohio several months after Snotra came to us, she was happy to get into the cooler weather and enjoyed the snow.  Spurðann join our family in early 2005 and they became best buddies.  The joy of seeing them play together and having so much fun, I could watch them play for hours.
Just about wherever we went, the dogs came with us.
If the dogs didn't got with us for some reason, I wanted to hurry back home to spend time with them.
We had barely left our home when I would tell Jeff, "I miss my dogs" I didn´t really want to be without them at all.
When I went to Iceland for few weeks for the first time after Snotra joined our family, she waited by the windows for me for days. She didn't want to go out to play, she just waited. 
Finally she gave up and joined the other dogs.
When I came back home, she didn't want to have anything to do with me.  She was so angry with me, she would go sit with Jeff and ignore me.  When I tried to get her play catch, she would run after the ball, and take it to Jeff, not me.  This went on for few days, but at each day, she would move closer to me.
  Finally I guess she forgave me for leaving her for so long and became mine again.
I was very worried next time I left for Iceland that we have to go through this again, but I guess she knew I would be back, so we never had this problems again......thankfully!
Snotra had one littler of four puppies, born 24 September 2008
Three girls and one boy.  The one we kept is our Nella.
She was such a good mom, and took very good care of her babies.
One of her favorite things to do, was to go for a car ride.  Wether it was to stick her head out the window or just let us know how happy she was coming with us for a ride, she just really enjoyed it.
This beautiful girl was always so happy, she always did what we asked of her, never did anything she wasn't supposed to do, the easiest and most friendly dog we ever had.
We used every chance we got to take them to the Metro Parks, they loved that. Something new to explore every time.  Snotra did not like the heat much so during the hottest days of summer, we played in the shade in our backyard or we went for car rides.
Snotra loved being with her family, both two and four legs family.
She loved giving kisses and there was no question when she needed some love or attention.
She was such a fun loving dog, with wonderful temperament and personality.
Snotra earned her Canine Good Citizen title in 2007
Whether it was a ball or frisbee or any other toy, or just playing tag, she was always full of playfulness.
Inside we would play ball, I would ask her in either Icelandic or English to get a ball.
  She would run to the toybox and look for one, sometimes taking everything out before she finds the perfect one.
Playing in the snow was her all time favorite, we would spend hours playing.
Even being almost 17 and half years old, she was still doing pretty good.
 She slowed down a lot and was happiest staying home with her other two best buddies.
She got me up in the morning and gave me a goodnight kisses at night.
I miss her so much, she was such a big part of our family and my best buddy for all these years.
Saying goodbye to her was one of the hardest thing I have ever had to do.
She left a big hole in my heart that I don't think will ever heal, my life will never be the same without her. 
I am forever grateful for all the years we shared together.
She was amazing friend.
The night before her 17th birthday I dreamed of her walking towards me with a glowing moon behind her
 and 17 birds above. This is a recreation of what I saw in my dream.
She looked so happy and in peace, maybe this is where she is now until we will meet again.
Life seem quiet without you,
you were far more than a pet.
You were a family member, a friend,
a loving soul I'll never forget.
It will take time to heal,
for the silence to go away
I still listen for you,
and miss you every day.
-Teri Harrison-
January 13th 2004 - June 20th 2021
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