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Bentley is an
approximately 4-y.o. neutered male Terrier mix, weight is about 55 lbs.
He is heartworm-negative, housebroken, microchipped. Beautiful shiny
black coat, with white highlights, believed to be totally blind. He is
in excellent health other than his blindness. He was examined by a
veterinarian ophthalmologist, who confirmed his blindness. He loves to
play and loves people and attention. He actually plays with a ball when
it is thrown and we think he finds it by scent. He is a very
affectionate dog and always wants to be your lapdog. He was also
evaluated by our certified dog trainer who felt he is wonderful with
people, but would be best as an only dog in the home because he cannot
read other dogs' intentions, which could lead to a fight. He definitely
does not like cats.
Please contact Joanne at
Regfirstname.lastname@example.org Bentley is in a "kill" shelter in FL.
Sebastian (deaf)-- Sebastian is an adorable, mixed breed pup who
would love nothing more than to find his forever home! Sebastian is
great with other dogs and loves everyone he meets. He spends his days at
K9 Playtime romping with the other dogs and absolutely loves to be a
social butterfly! Sebastian does really well in all kinds of social
settings- from adoption events to long runs with volunteers. He is
gentle and well-mannered and doesn’t even jump up to greet new people.
Sebastian is also house-broken. This sweet pup is about 2 years old and
weighs 50 pounds. He was born deaf, but has learned several hand signals
and is very easy to train. Most people think training deaf or blind dogs
is more difficult, but really it is just different! If you’d like to
meet Seb please fill out an adoption application on our website at
Family Dog Rescue in San Francisco, California
Age: 10 Months old
Weight: 24 Pounds
Breed: Terrier Mix
Health: Neutered, Heartworm Negative, UTD on shots, DEAF
Grits is calm when he’s near his person.
He enjoys car rides and responds positively to the ‘Car’ command (I’ve
seen him bolt out the door and wait at the car expectantly). He’s not
afraid to be touched to wake him up or to get his attention (a tap on
the nape, or lower back). He’s quiet in public places. Grits is sweet
and affectionate. He’s a great couch buddy, and he’s happy sleeping next
to his ‘persons’ feet as well. He’s cautious with dogs he’s not been
introduced, but is good with building positive friendships with other
dogs he meets. Keep in mind that he’s deaf, unknown dogs will startle
him if he doesn’t expect them.
for Grit's complete bio, more pictures and info Humane Society of Union
County , Monroe NC
shelter accepted Rocco into our care on Apr 2, 2016. Rocco is a 2
1/2 yr old bob tailed Australian Cattle dog who is deaf. An impending
baby and fear of falling over Rocco led to his relinquishment. Rocco was
highly stressed when he entered the kennel environment as he had never
been away from his home, had little exposure to other dogs/people and
lived in a silent world. Initially his fears at what to him, was a
terrifying new environment, created defensive behaviors requiring those
caring for him to be cautious.
passing of time, he is settling down considerably. Several volunteers
work with him daily which includes an exchange of affectionate
interactions as well as his much anticipated play time. He loves to
fetch and will return the ball and drop at feet, eager for the next
throw. He LOVES tug o war but in his eagerness to grab the tug toy,
fingers and hands can fall victim to fast moving teeth. He cannot hear
any cries or admonitions so he is not aware he has hurt someone. Homes
with children are not advisable. Leash training is in progress as he
clearly had no concept of it and desires to use the leash as a tug toy.
We are working on this. Rocco is house trained. He will chase cars,
birds and other moving objects.
safe fence will be required to keep him safe as well as a yard large
enough to provide running room. His adopter(s) need to be willing to
provide the training needed for a dog living in a silent world that will
enable him to meet the expectations of his people. He enjoys his time
outside and loves to run the fence line with the dogs in the yards
beside him. He will soon be introduced to another dog under supervision
so he will have a playmate. When he is tired from being outside, he
makes it know that he is ready for his kennel and a nap on his cot.
Rocco was neutered before coming to us. Adoption fee $100.
a very friendly but very energetic American Bulldog mix. He's still
pretty young, we're told about 18 months. He was abandoned earlier this
year and we adopted him without knowing that he is a deaf dog. We have
worked with this issue extensively but, with our increasing work
schedules, it's proving too difficult to manage. He's very friendly with
us and with strangers. He seems especially comfortable around children.
He's typically very quiet, only barking when we leave... or it's
mealtime (for us)! We have gotten him reasonably comfortable with
crating but he's still feeling some level of separation anxiety with
being left alone. He is very healthy and energetic. We try to get him
out for a good walk 4-6 times a day. Typically he is well-behaved on
walks but he has to have space to work out his zoomies. He's also not
learned the danger of cars... considering his deafness, he really
shouldn't be allowed in traffic situation without a leash. He also loves
to play fetch with his tennis balls and tugging at his rope toys. He's
also a huge fan of the rawhide bone, particularly snuggled right up
alongside whoever is close by... mostly cute, but kind of gross!
Unfortunately, we've discovered that with our work schedules having
changed the way they have since we adopted him that we can't give him
the amount of attention he really needs. He loves to play and really
seems to have no end to his energy. While it's a great sign of his
health it's also a challenge for two people that work full time. It's
important that he has something to keep his mind occupied... or it
becomes whatever he can get in his mouth. We suspect that the best
environment for him would be a place where he has company but also room
to use all that energy to run off his leash.
info: Jon Brannon -
email@example.com (304) 922-1362 (no calls before 9am
or after 9pm)
firstname.lastname@example.org (270) 922-0496 (can be called any time of
day, but leave voicemail to have call returned)
Located in Huntington WV - neutered and UTD on vetting
my name is Chestnut, but my foster mom called me Fozzy Chestnut.
I am deaf, but please don't let that one aspect of mine have you over
look me. I am still very capable of doing things as other non deaf K-9's
can do. I am housebroken and love to go for walks. I enjoy going outside
and following my foster family around the yard.I came into the humane
society as a stray and am looking for a new family. My foster family
helped me to come out of my shell and gave me a break from shelter life
for a few weeks. While I was there, I showed lots of love towards her
two children and the smaller dog.I really like children of all ages. I
like to walk over and nudge your hand with my face for attention and
love it when you scratch my back and pet my head. I also like to sleep
on the bed at night with people if they will allow me to. If not that's
ok too. I'm content sleeping on the floor. My foster mom had some other
animals too. I think they called them cats. I am very curious about them
and do like to follow them around. These creatures are very interesting
to me, but they just don't seem to like me much. I'm and old sweet soul,
who has a lot of life left in me. Will you please come and visit me.. I
have been patiently waiting for my new family so I can live out the
remainder of my life with you.
the Humane Society of Charles County
|Wheel Chair Dogs
We have a wonderful adopter
of a fabulous wheelchair dog that has offered to speak with anyone needing
assistance with your paralyzed dog. Please contact Elizabeth at email@example.com
We will not be accepting
anymore paralyzed dogs into the rescue. The 5 we are currently
caring for have filled our spaces for wheelchair/incontinent dogs.
|Jubilent Jax - Toy Breeds In Need
Rescue - Maryland - www.toybreedsinneed.org
Available for Adoption or Long-Term
Jax is a stunning cream colored Pekingese
Mix. We cannot be certain but, we think Jax may be part Peke and part
lion. This little boy has courage and heart that is nothing short of
inspirational. He is still very much a pup at only 3 years of age. He is
17 pounds of fluffy, sweet, cotton candy. Jax loves to play with other
dogs, likes to chase cats (he means them no harm, he is just curious!)
and gives his foster Mom a smooch every time she picks him up.
A few weeks ago, TBIN offered to welcome
Jax in to our rescue after his family decided they were no longer able
to care for him. Jax suffered a ruptured disc and so no his hind legs
are paralyzed. Upon taking Jax in, we took him to our fabulous holistic
vet who evaluated him and began treating him with a few different
modalities (herbs, supplements, and laser acupuncture). Jax is in no
pain whatsoever and is blissfully unaware that he is paralyzed. Jax is
taken out frequently and expressed (this is not hard to do!) and so he
does NOT have accidents in the house. Jax had some pretty bad sores on
his knees when he was relinquished to us so we ordered him a drag bag
(second picture) so that he could scoot along without abrading his skin
and allowing his sores to heal (which they have). We are going to be
measuring Jax for a cart this week which will be custom made just for
him so that he can go for walks outside. While inside, he pulls himself
right along and has zero issues getting around.
Jax is otherwise in good health,
up-to-date on vaccines, Heartworm negative, and has been microchipped.
We are seeking either an adoptive home for Jax, or someone who is
interested in providing him with a long-term foster home. Jax's ideal
home would include someone who is home most of the day and is able to
take him outside for regular potty breaks. Another small, playful canine
companion who would be interested in wrestling and playing with Jax, as
he really loves to play and it is great exercise for him. A home without
young children would be best (ages 14 and up).
If you feel that you have room in your
heart and home for Jax, please complete an Adoption Application: http://www.toybreedsinneed.org/adopt-1.html
For questions or inquiries, please e-mail
Toy Breeds In Need Rescue: firstname.lastname@example.org
||Due to my failing health I have a rescue
dog in a wheel chair that needs a new home. Brian was shot
and thrown in the woods to die. By the time he was found, he had
lost a lot of weight because he couldn’t move. We took him in
and started putting weight back on him and had him completely checked
out by our vet. Because he was shot he does not have use of his
rear legs or control of his bowel and bladder. He is a happy go
lucky dog, loves food and treats. We bought him an Eddie’s Wheel
Cart so he could run around in the back yard. He loves it and runs
around like crazy. He is up to date on all his shots, neutered,
about 2 years old, heartworm free, blond in color and listed as a
mixed breed, weights about 26 lbs. He is located in East
His bed, cart, and blankets go with him.
He is on anti seizure pills twice a day as he had seizures in the past.
Anti seizure pills are cheap and are put in his food. See the
picture of Brian.
If you are interested in adopting Brian
please call Ken at 401-569-2554, Thank you.
|Tundra's Story: Every
so often, Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM) is asked to consider
taking in dogs who have exceptional needs and very often these dogs have
a heart-breaking story that accompanies them. Tundra is one of those
Tundra is a male golden/shepherd/husky
mix who was rescued by a RAGOM volunteer and the director of The
Marshmallow Foundation along with two other dogs and three cats. All of
these animals had been victims of severe, long-term neglect but because
they were not malnourished enough to be seized there was nothing the
local authorities could do about it.
Chained to the side of the house on a
chain too short to reach his dog house, Tundra had a miserable life. The
road to a new life began for Tundra and his canine and feline companions
when the owner of the home was evicted. At the same time, a guardian
angel neighbor made sure the animals had food and water. She was also
very persistent in seeking out help for these animals…while another
neighbor had been threatening to shoot them.
As all six animals found themselves in
rescue with the Marshmallow Foundation, the Foundation asked asked RAGOM
to take Tundra because of our past success with Joy (another wheelchair
dog). At some point in Tundra’s life, an unknown event caused a disc
rupture or fibrocartilagenous emboli, a catastrophic injury that left
his back legs paralyzed. Despite his sad and rough beginnings, he’s a
happy boy who soaks up love and attention.
Please contact Kathy Guinn at email@example.com for
more information. Tundra is located in Minneapolis, MN
Saydee is a beautiful 18 month old German Shepherd at Westside
German Shepherd Rescue. She has a sad tale to tell -- even we don’t know
all the details -- but we do know she is a heroic survivor. Sandy was
found by some Good Samaritans in the Central Valley who kept her safe
but needed to find a permanent place for her. Westside didn’t know at
that time that Sandy’s back had been broken in the past and healed on
its own. There is no surgery that can help her now. One of our vets said
it is a miracle she can even walk, -- which she does well -- but needs a
protective boot so she doesn’t hurt her back foot, which she drags a
little. She has no feeling in her tail and no feeling in her back end.
She will have to wear diapers unless she is romping outside with her
doggy friends or you!
We know it
will take a special person to give beautiful Sandy a home, but that
person will be so rewarded because Sandy has so much to offer -- she is
smart, loving and so appreciative.
If you would
like to meet this Wonder Girl, please complete a Westside German
Shepherd application so that we can contact you. Go to the following
link for an application:
My name is
Harmony, I was born with no muscles in my back legs but I get
around just fine, I was born July 7, 2014. I do all my "business"
outside all on my own - and although I have a wheelchair, I'm still
afraid to use it.
(and best friend) is moving on a military base and can't take me with
her but I want to go to a good home that will love and care for me as
much as she does. She is looking for a good home for me or help in
placing me with a good family
Harmony is located
in Roseville MI.
Ashley for more information at (586) 360-0079 call or text and email
- 9 mo old - I found Karma in a storm drain when she was roughly 6 weeks
old. She was only 1lb 2oz. A week later she was basically dead on the
Vets exam table with an unknown internal infection. She stayed at the
Vets and got better. 2 weeks after Karma came back from the Vets she
suffered 2 broken back legs. She was in the backyard with a bigger dog.
The bigger dog took off running and her legs got caught in his tether.
She was casted for 7 weeks. Due to cast being on for so long and it
being during her prime growing stage her ligaments got super tight and
she can no longer bend her legs. 1 legs has slight bend to it and the
other does not. She does not let it slow her down one bit. She uses both
her back legs at the same time so it's kind of like she is a tripod dog.
Except her legs aren't missing! At 7 months old, Karma came down with
Parvo. One again she beat the odds and survived! Karma was supposed to
be a "get her well and find her a good home" puppy. Something is always
happening to her so I have yet to find her a home. I am hoping with your
help it will be possible. She is fairly small. Only about 40lbs. She is
very skinny in the back end because she has zero muscle. She eats wet
and hard food 2 times a day but doesn't gain back there. I gave her the
birth date of August 12th from the Vets age estimate. She is fully potty
trained. She is an awesome guard dog. She is not yet spayed. Our vet
said it will be kind of difficult because the cannot maneuver her legs
out of the way. If needed we came make them slather before she goes to a
new home. She is UTD on shots, including rabies.
If you would
like to know more please don't hesitate to ask. I am willing to travel
for the right home. (depending on distance of course) Contact
she is a five year old dachshund mix. She has been living a good life
with a retired couple although she sustained a back injury about 18
months ago they were determined to do what ever it took to care for her.
She had spinal surgery but it was not successful. She does have a little
function in her back legs she can kick them and every once in a while
she lifts herself up. She scoots around just fine and uses her cart to
run and play outdoors. Of course she needs help using the bathroom she
does great as long as she is on a schedule she is stimulated to use the
bathroom over a litter pan just like most dogs if she get excited she
does have accidents she has potty pants to wear in the house just in
case. This past February her human dad passed away from a heart attack
and now her mom due to health reasons is finding it hard to care for her
on her own. She has multiple sclerosis and has back problems plus had to
have knee surgery this past March. She is afraid of falling with Penny
and both of them getting injured. It breaks her heart but feels like it
would be the best thing for both of them to find her a new home. She
will come with all her supplies ( cart, beds, toys, potty pants, drag
bag, food ect)
She is up to
date on her shots and has been on heart worm prevention. She is very
sweet does good with older children gets along with other dogs. She
lives with two cats but does get excited when she sees a new cat. She
would make a great pet for the right person. Please contact Tammy
Ledford at 940-636-8776 e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org . Penny is located in Wichita Falls TX would
be willing to drive Penny to her new home or meet half way.
is a 2 ½ year old Pit Bull. He was rescued at the San Diego Dog pound.
Seau is a lovable dog and faithful to his owner. He loves being with
people and is as gentle as kitty cat. He weighs about 55 pounds and is
disabled. He currently cannot walk on his own. On June 30th Seau escaped
from the backyard and ended up getting hit by a car. We didn’t want to
put him down and decided to opt for surgery. After surgery he was in the
animal hospital for 3 weeks before finally being released. The Surgery
was successful and the doctors said he has 50/50 chance to walk again in
6 months, his tail wags occasionally and have seen him move his back
legs a few time as well. We have to find a home for him as the house he
currently lives in will be soon vacant and for sale and then will not
have any place for him. Putting him under is NOT an option as this sweet
dog deserves a loving owner who will give him the unconditional love he
our fun-loving, sweet heart rolled up in to a 3-legged package, is
looking for a very special person. Being a tripod does not get this girl
down, she is ready to play ball with you or to relax and chew on her
favorite Kong. Allison has a custom made arm brace for her existing her
and has a custom made front cart to help her get around with ease. She
does not always need her cart but she does think it is wonderful. She is
friendly towards every person she meets and loves to give kisses and get
to get belly rubs. Allison LOVES to lay on comfy dog beds- she prefers
to have her favorite toys with her and can entertain herself for hours!
knows the right person will find her and love her just the way she is!
Allison would be best as the only dog so she can get all the love and
spayed, UTD on shots- includes rabies, heartworm negative and on monthly
heartworm and flea preventative. Allison is also microchipped.
Transportation is available to bring Allison to her new home! Please go
to ccrcdogs.com to fill out an application. Her foster mom will contact
McCarthy - Canine Companions Rescue Center (CCRC) - Operations Manager -
Dogs with Minor Challenges
DIESEL is an almost 9 year-old male Yorkshire Terrier, he is being
fostered in Clearwater, Florida, in a United Yorkie Rescue foster home.
He is 10.5 solid pounds of sweetness. He would be best in a home where
he is the only dog as he loves to be the center of attention. He would
be just the perfect dog for an active person or couple, or even a family
with children over the age of 14. Although he is social with people,
young children do make him skittish.
Unfortunately, Diesel lost his original human momma who sadly passed
away too soon in the spring. During her life, Diesel was very well cared
for and loved when living with her. The remaining family was unable to
keep him and asked us for help re-homing him. His name suits him well,
as he is a confident little boy who is not easily intimidated.
has adjusted well to his new surroundings. He is very sweet and is quite
affectionate. He is insistent on being the center of attention and
follows his foster momma around constantly. Diesel is an energetic
fellow who is very playful. His absolute favorite game is “fetch” with
his favorite toys. As long as you are willing to throw the toy he will
retrieve it, bring it back to you, and be ready to do it again. Diesel
is also content to just lounge about so he has his quiet, tranquil
mostly house-trained, but has occasional accidents if he’s not taken out
right after eating – especially in the morning, as he is an early riser.
He is happiest when he’s hanging out in the middle of whatever his
foster parents are doing together.
has a condition called Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency or EPI. You can
read about this condition here:
condition means that his pancreas does not make the enzymes necessary
for food digestion. This is easily managed by a special diet and the
addition of special enzyme power to his food twice a day. As long as he
gets his enzymes added to his food there are no problems. However, he
MUST get this in order for his body to digest his food. Without the
enzymes, no matter what or how much Diesel eats it will be as if he was
consuming nothing at all and he will rapidly lose weight and literally
starve. He also takes a daily dose of Benadryl and a fish oil supplement
at appropriate Yorkie-dosage levels to help reduce effects of minor
seasonal allergies that cause him to lick his paws and furniture
excessively. The cost of the medicine is less than $30 a month, but you
would be getting such a great dog who would love you forever. Now that
gets easily excited, especially when it is time to go outside. The vet
told his foster parents to try to keep him from jumping because of the
low grade luxating patella of his knee – this is a common condition in
yorkies. It is not anything that requires surgery and an
over-the-counter doggie tablet of glucosamine can help. Diesel does not
appear to be in any pain and it has not slowed him down at all. His
foster parents have been training him to sit and patiently wait to go
out or retrieve his treat and he is responding well to voice commands
and hand signals. He is a very smart dog and a quick learner.
just had a dental with 3 teeth extracted, He is up-to-date on all his
vaccinations, neutered and micro-chipped. Diesel is a very well-mannered
dog who needs a special adopter that will be committed to his care and
will be very diligent about adding the enzyme power to his food. Yes, he
is a great dog and his needs are so minor compared to all the love he
will give back. He loves to play, loves to cuddle, gives great kisses,
and in almost every way he is a perfect dog for just the right person or
people. Please give Diesel a chance, you won’t be sorry.
information: Foster Dad
email@example.com Please note: An Adoption Application
is required by United Yorkie Rescue, along with a vet check, personal
reference checks and a home visit. Please visit our website
to complete/submit an adoption application for Diesel.
shelter volunteer wrote to us and said , " I can't say enough about how
beautiful and delicate she is. She is very lady like and just so calm
and loving. She is HW positive....but, can you help her. Her time is up"
showed up at someone's house as a stray and they brought her to the
shelter. I heard from the person who found her. She was good with the
cat and wanted to get in the house like she was used to living in the
house. Very sweet dog!
simply, her time was up and she was next on the list to be euthanized.
Enough said. We took her and are so glad that we did. She's proven to be
one of the sweetest dogs we seen!
Rudy is in foster care in Chelmsford, MA. where she lives with four
children of all ages, three dogs and two cats. Her foster family says
she simply fit right in from the first day and they adore her. She was
heart worm treated, spayed, microchipped and brought current on all
vaccines. She's around 2 years old. Anyone who knows the temperament of
a coon hound knows..........THEY ARE TOTALLY DEVOTED TO THEIR HUMANS,
THEY ARE KIND GENTLE DOGS AND WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER!
learned that Ruby is "special needs" when we rescue her. She has a rear
leg that shakes when standing. Her legs and hip area were x-rayed and
tested and she does not have any pain as a result of this. She can run
and play like any normal dog. After testing, our vet felt Ruby was
exposed to distemper at some point in her life and this shaking is a
result of that. It cannot be cured but should also not get worse.....it
is what it is and makes her just more "SPECIAL" TO US.
is a GEM and should NOT be missed if you are a hound lover
Toni Diamond. Diamond Dogs Rescue, Inc
JASMINE is ready for adoption! She's a 5 yr old diabetic Olde
English Bulldog that someone through away as garbage as soon as she got
sick but not before making money off of as many litters as the poor baby
could spit out. When we first met Jasmine even the vet wasn't sure she
was gonna make it. She has beat cancer and is fighting the diabetes with
all of her being. This girl has amazed us from day one with her sheer
will to live, to love and to be loved. She fought her way back from
nothing with no grumbling and griping, no whining and crying and just
eternally grateful for the helping hand and to have the love she has
never known. Jasmine needs to be the only pet. She does not like sharing
her attention and love with any other furry babies. She is housebroken
and does not chew anything or tear anything up. Jasmine is a super calm
girl and is very good to get her blood sugar checked and her insulin
shots especially considering she is almost 80 pounds. She will bark to
let you know someone is there but meets everyone with love. She is
amazing with all size babies and kids. We are hoping for a miracle here.
She is rotated out with several other dogs because of her dog aggression
and its just not fair to her. Shes a total love and so easy to handle.
Jasmine just wants to be a couch potato and the center of your world.
Even her vets office brags on how calm she is and how she will go to
sleep in the middle of a exam just from being petted. Jasmine has the
best spirit of any dog I've ever met. Jasmine is completely vetted and
open up your home to this special needs girl? If so please contact Mary
Lavinghouse 601-590-2373 located in Picayune Ms but can arrange
transport just about anywhere for the right adopters. All fees are
waived but checks will be done to be sure its the perfect home for our
is a male Lab mix (possibly Cattle Dog). The vet thinks he is about 2-3
years old. Truman was pulled out of the Robertson County Animal Shelter
in Springfield, TN by Beau's Wish dog rescue. He was afraid of people
and afraid of being touched so no potential adopters would even consider
him. He walks with a limp and tends to hold his right paw slightly off
the ground so as not to put much weight on it. We took him to see the
vet and, after looking at his x-rays, they determined that Truman had
been shot in the shoulder at some point in his life. Even though Truman
has been through a lot in his life already he still loves people! We
are amazed at how well Truman has adjusted to a normal life after being
hurt and mistreated for so long. He loves to play with his foster
brothers and sisters and he fits right in with the rest of the pack.
He's also learned how fun it is to go for rides in the car and walk
around pet stores, people always pet him and give him lots of treats!
Even though Truman walks with a slight limp, that doesn’t hold him back
from anything, including running around in the yard and playing with the
other dogs! Truman would love to find his very own family to love. His
idea of heaven would be curled up next to his special person or people.
Truman is neutered, house-trained and up to date on all his shots. He
takes daily anti-inflammatory medication as well as a glucosamine
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