There was a kindly blacksmith whose metal shop was the home to stray animals.
One of the blacksmith’s beloved dogs had a large litter
The blacksmith cherished the pups, who curiously watched the blacksmith work, and was eventually able to find new homes.
A return customer who had taken a pup came into the shop.
The blacksmith smiled, and enquired about how the puppy was doing.
The customer said sheepishly – “I didn’t know what to do …the dog made a bolt for the door”