Homer takes an interest.
I’ve always said that Homer likes dogs better than cats and I may have found the root of that. I’ve been going through the W4D archives pruning photos from the media library to give us a little more headroom under the cap that FYWP imposes. I made it to 2010 September and ran across the first Homer pictures we have. Homer came to us as a foster (ha!) with a cast on his leg that only slowed him down a little. Both Bea and Toby gave him the cold shoulder but the dogs were more welcoming.
Annie had a nose for hurts and was naturally sympathetic to the little terror.
She was a real comfort to him.
Since then he has been way more attached to our dogs. Here he is with Buddy:
..and with Gabe: