Bachelor Nation alum Amanda Stanton is setting the document straight on what occurred to her and husband Michael Fogel’s Golden Retriever George.
“George was really Michael’s mother’s canine. His aunt acquired his mother George as a birthday reward. They used to stay in New York and so they moved to California,” Stanton, 33, revealed throughout an episode of “The Ben and Ashley I Virtually Well-known Podcast,” launched on Friday, August 18. “Someplace in that point, Michael took George whereas they have been shifting and all that, and by no means gave him again.”
Nonetheless, after one in every of her in-laws’ different canine handed away, they wished George again. At first, Stanton “didn’t really feel snug” sharing the story publicly.
“It’s high quality if I need to inform folks what’s happening with me,” Stanton defined. “However when it entails Michael and his mother, I didn’t need to go on Instagram for all my followers and be like, ‘That is what’s happening.’ It was actually powerful. We nonetheless are very unhappy. We miss having George right here.”
Stanton was compelled to deal with what occurred with George after eagle-eyed followers observed that the pup was not current on social media. Initially, Stanton felt that “nobody believed” her story.
“Folks hold saying, ‘That’s not true.’ It’s true,” she shared, noting that the general public’s response is “unusual” total. “Folks flipped out.”
Stanton insisted that individuals can scroll on Fogel’s Instagram profile to see when his mother first acquired George in a put up from August 2015.
That being mentioned, Stanton made it clear that she and her household “nonetheless get to see” George, as a result of he’s dwelling along with her in-laws.
Beforehand, Stanton and her daughters — Kinsley, 8, and Charlie, 6 — had a canine named Princess Poppy as a part of their household. Whereas some followers have speculated that Poppy lives with Stanton’s mother and father, it’s unclear what occurred to the Doodle as its Instagram account has been inactive since 2018.
Stanton and Fogel are at present canine mother and father to Moose, a “candy” Bernese Mountain Canine.
“He’s going via his little teenager section proper now,” Stanton joked of Moose on the “Virtually Well-known” podcast. “He’s the sweetest, cuddliest factor ever. His factor is, he all the time leans on us. … It’s the sweetest factor ever. We love him, he’s good.”
The couple, who’re anticipating their first youngster collectively, launched followers to their Moose in October 2022.
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“2 years in the past we went on our first date in Aspen and we talked about how someday we’d get a Bernese Mountain Canine and title him Moose!” she wrote on Instagram on the time. “This candy little boy discovered us in Aspen & we predict it was meant to be. Welcome to the household, Moose.”