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Because their spirits aren't broken


Disabled Dogs for Adoption  
from Pets with Disabilities

The following dogs are available for adoption from Pets with Disabilities - we are located in Southern Maryland.  WE WILL ONLY ADOPT DOGS INTO OUR REGION -which includes MD, VA, WV, DE, NJ, PA & NY (ie within a 6 hr drive of the rescue)

Please email us for additional information concerning a specific dog - the adoption process will begin with a completed application.


THANK YOU for your generosity!!

Make on on-line donation or send a check to 
Pets with Disabilities, 635 Clay Hammond Road,  Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Blind Dogs Deaf Dogs 3 legged & physical disabilities New Arrivals Unavailable

If you follow our website you may have noticed PWD rescues many hounds with disabilities.  You might ask why?  
I wanted to talk a little bit about the truth and the misconceptions of hounds.

One of the biggest misconceptions of hounds is that they are loud smelly stupid hunting dogs, and have no business being house pets.   Once these dogs  realize the comforts a home,  and it happens pretty quickly,  believe me the they LOVE  it, and a warm cozy home is far better than being a hunting dog.   And yes they can become lazy sofa pups.   

Many potential adopters fear their barking but in reality they are pretty quiet and many hounds end up homeless because they are quiet or hurt and can no longer hunt. Hounds were bred to hunt in packs of 2-4 dogs, so they are extremely social.  One of the greatest advantages of rescuing this breed of dog - we rarely have to worry about hounds with the other dogs at the rescue, and they will do GREAT at dog parks.  Most  hounds love people and generally do great with kids and if raised around cats  they do well with them as well.   They are not bred to be aggressive - most hounds don’t have a mean bone in their body and will do almost anything to stay away from a fight! 

Lastly, many people think they need Fort Knox  fencing,  and yes this might be true for some hounds but for the hounds we have rescued,  they  don’t stray away from their comfort zone.  I personally trail walk with one of our blind hounds, totally off lead, and she will never stray far from me or the trail.  She exemplifies the  character of a great hound.  Anyone that has met Megan,  truly understand the heart of a hound.   

Bottom line, they make great dogs to have here at PWD! - Joyce


Meet the Blind dogs at Pets with Disabilities
Living with a blind dog is very similar to living with a sighted dog - many of the blind dogs at the rescue where born blind, so they are fearless in their movements and have acute hearing and smelling senses.  They may bump into something, but it's usually only once.  When we open the apartments doors - they come out the door, down the hall, and into the yard without missing a beat.  They will all jump up on their futon beds, and they like toys, and some how they always know where their person is for the hugs and belly rubs.  We really like our blind rescues to have a fenced yard and railings on any stairways.  We encourage you to open your heart to a blind dog - they will repay you with their huge heart!!



Name: BLAZE
Age: 7 year old
Breed/Weight:  Hound mix
Disability:  Blind - 50lbs -
unsocialized, cautious, fearful but NOT aggressive with humans or dogs.

Blaze  suffered  severe eye trauma resulting in his blindness, most likely a hunting accident.  His right eye was extremely painful and  needed a total eye enucleation.  Blaze had his eye enoculated and has healed beautifully. 

All of Blaze's medically issues have finally been addressed and he is definitely  per our vet "medically stable."  He will remain on a kidney diet, (which we will provided by PWD and will continue taking prozak prescribed by our internist to help with his social anxiety.    He has been on his meds for many months and has seem to help him. Over time Blaze has gotten very comfortable with us, routine and his environment. We would love for Blaze to have an experienced  home or foster home. A patient family with a confident dog, he does like the company of other dogs and definitely needs to have dogs in his life.

If you are up for a rescue challenge please contact us.

PWD Angel

Thank you to The Dover Family
for being Blaze's angel!
 

Thank you  Robert Amos for being an angel for Blaze





Name:  Theo
Age:     4 years old
Disability:  visually impaired (not blind)
Breed/Weight:  Bull dog Mix, 35-40 pounds

History:  Theo was running loose for weeks if not months, he was finally caught and brought to our local shelter.  Thankfully, one of our rescue friends stepped up for him got him to the safety, and we stepped up to help this mild mannered pup.

Luckily for Theo, a wonderful PWD adopter step up to foster him,  and this is what she had to say about him,  "Handsome and house-trained!  What more could you ask for?  Meet Theo, he is the perfect size for any family.   Theo loves lounging on a soft bed or couch and just being close to people.  He is a quiet, sweet guy that enjoys going for walks and is very well mannered on a leash.  Theo likes having the run of the house and does not tolerate being in a crate or kennel.  He is currently enjoying the company of two Chihuahuas and loving it.  Cats not so much! "   

During the day, Theo's mom, drops him off at a very rescue friendly kennel, and there he has made himself right at home! Leo meets and greets all the human and canine customers in the morning. At mid-day, he is either lounging with the groomers or in the owner' s office helping her make "executive decisions"  about the business. He has a cozy bed in each area! Sounds like a nice life but Theo needs to find his own family now to share his life with!  

He is finally vetted, all he meets him loves home.  He would be a great addition to any canine family would do best with another female canine friend!

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application



Meet the Deaf dogs at Pets with Disabilities
Living with a deaf dog has many advantages!  You can come in the front door, put your coat and bags down, before they know you're there and the greetings begin.  They are not thunder phobic.  The door bell does not create chaos.  Deaf dogs create a tremendous bond with their guardians - all communication is done with sight, so their eyes are always "on you".  We have met many people that have enjoyed learning "doggie sign language" and gotten creative in their heart connections to their dogs.  Deaf dogs seem to wag their tails as hard as any hearing dog, they love to chase their toys, cuddle, get belly rubs, and be with their person.  If you'd like a companion that won't complain about your singing voice or how loud you keep the TV - but will completely bond to your heart and moods -  experience the special relationship the deaf dogs love to have.

Meet the the 3 legged dogs and dogs with other physical disabilities - at Pets with Disabilities
We know these dogs have physical "disabilities" you can see - but they certainly don't have a disabled spirit.  They manage their missing leg or physical imperfection without missing a beat.  Their hearts are open, their eyes pleading for acceptance.  They may not be running marathons, but they will win your heart.



Rusty has had a fantastic month he can NOW see and NOW has a forever home! After a long and successful recuperation, Rusty crept right into his foster mom's (and dads') hearts, they can't bear to let him go now! Rusty, will be living locally, with his big sister Raven, they too have formed a great canine friendship. Thank you Terri and Craig for helping PWD with Rusty's intense surgery and for giving this boy a loving forever home!

Name:  Rusty
Age:  1 year
Disability:  Sight impaired
Breed/Weight:  Schnauzer/doxy mix   12 lbs.

History: Rusty was an owner give up and landed in our local shelter. Another very neglected small dog that needed help fast.

When we rescued Rusty he was in desperate need of vetting and grooming, he was matted and flea ridden. Besides being super cute, Rusty has your typical Schnauzer temperament. He is a funny little guy,who exemplifies all the great characteristics of the breed, intelligent, fearless, super loyal, very loving, super sweet, very obedient, settles quickly and just downright charming. All who meet him fall in love!

Next week  Rusty has an appointment with our eye specialist. We are hoping he might be a candidate to have his young cataracts removed.  We will post a Rusty update after his appointment. All of his regular routine vetting has been done along with his very first grooming and he is looking and doing great!  Rusty is currently in a foster home, and doing well with family and fur family. 


 



Name:  Nick
Age: 4 years old
Disability:  3 legged
Breed/Weight:  Lab/ Rottie Mix - 40 pounds

History: Three years ago, Nick was hit by a car and suffered severe trauma to his right front leg. The local Georgia police arrive on scene and not knowing what to do, they call one of our local rescue advocacy groups. They picked him up and got him to the vet. He was a complete gentleman and so happy to receive human help. The group contacted us and we took him into our rescue after recovery.

Nick was adopted quickly by a wonderful family, about 3 years ago.  Unfortunately, due to family illness Nick had to be return to the safety of our rescue. He came back pretty much where he left off 3 years ago, just  bit older and wiser. He is a happy go lucky boy and has met some new canine friends. He is very playful and when time it's time to come in he quietly settles on his bed. Nick has the alertness and loyalty of a rottie, comes in quickly when called, housebroken, and loves to be around people. He would do great as an only dog or with some playful fun dogs! He is a sweet dog ready to share his 3 legged spirit with another  family.

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application





Name:  Knoll
Age:  5 years old
Disability:  Knoll suffered a trauma to his right side, causing him to have a funny little gait in his step, he definitely handles his injury very well. 
Breed/Weight: A cute Beagle, 17 pounds

History:  Knoll was found as an injured stray and taken to a Virginia shelter. Thankfully one of our rescue friends stepped up for him and got him to the safety of PWD.

When Knoll arrived at PWD, we discovered he was very shy and a bit fearful of humans. We wanted him to find a great foster home that could nurture him and help him discover the comforts of home and learn that humans are pretty cool! He found some GREAT humans. 
Here is what his foster mom has to say about this boy...
 

"Knoll, a true country gentleman.  He is a sweet guy who is with us in foster care and is now receiving some way overdue medical attention and human kindness.  He is shy, gentle, and just as charming as a warm winter day, like today. Since coming to live with us in foster care he has made so much progress. He is good with other dogs, cats & people. He is shy yet friendly, a little timid yet bold and he is curious and cute. Keep your eye on this prize if you're interested in giving him a forever home. He's a good eater, housebroken, however, we make sure he is in his crate when we are not home as he is still in discovery mode.  He likes gentle voices, soft pets, back scratches, treats and toys.  He loves to be outdoors but prefers to be with his family - indoors or out. If I had to describe him with one word, it would be "easy".  He isn't high maintenance and just wants a warm and loving home. This little guy is going to make someone very happy." 

We will keep you posted  and updated on his medical progress. He has still has to undergo heartworm treatment in March and April. In the meanwhile, we ARE taking applications on Knoll. A big thank you to Kathy and Jim for helping Knoll with his new journey in life, and it won't be hunting.

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application




CJ now Edith went home! Edith went from rural West Virginia to the big city life, of Washington DC. Here is a great update on Edith from her new fur moms, “Carmen and I adopted Edith (originally CJ) about two weeks ago. Since we’ve brought her home, she’s been adjusting well to the city noises and is becoming a master at walking on a leash. Edith has added a whole new dynamic in our home, bringing lots of love and kisses with her from Pets with Disabilities. We’re incredibly fortunate to have found such a sweet pup from an amazing rescue. We are honored to be her forever family and can’t wait to take her on all of our adventures.” A big thank you to these woman for giving a Edith a new lease on life!

Name:  CJ  (Calamity Jane)
Age:   2 years old
Disability:  Lost right ear thru trauma
Breed/Weight:  Beagle/Doxie mix,  33 pounds

History:  CJ  was running loose for weeks, with a  "hole in her head" from a gunshot wound.  She was caught and brought to a rural West Virginia shelter.  Thankfully one of our rescue advocates stepped up for her.  Unfortunately her right ear  could not be save,  CJ was able to rest and recuperate at her vet office, where they  fell in love with her.

CJ's fan club is thrilled  that she is finally moving on to her new life, here is what her foster mom had to say about this sweet survivor, "If you want a fun loving active goofy dog, CJ is your ticket! While she was shot in the head last October and lost her ear and some hearing - this girl bears no ill will towards anyone.  CJ just wants to show folks everything she is able to do!  She gets along with cats, dogs, is housebroken, great in the car and leached trained  CJ has the energy of a puppy, but not in a destructive way and her favorite thing to do is to run and play - both inside and outside.  Loves to play fetch,  and will bring ball and sticks back to you. She is good at quiet time, and we feel she would be great with children.  CJ also loves belly rubs."

Thank you to all who got CJ to safety and the wonderful vet office that got her healthy again.  



Chessy now Cleo, has been adopted to a wonderful family right here in southern Maryland! As you can see from the pictures she has made herself right at home! A quick update from her busy family, "Cleo is doing very well, and has adjusted nicely to her new home, and Sable, if finally warming up to her!"

Name:  Chessie
Age: 1-2 years old
Disability:  3 legged

Breed/Weight:  Retriever/ Shepherd mix, petite 35 pounds

History:  Chessie was running loose for weeks if not months with a bad leg, finally she was caught and brought to  a rural West Virginia shelter.  Thankfully, one of our rescue advocates stepped up for her. Unfortunately her leg could not be saved and had to be amputated. Chessie was able to rest and recuperate at her vet office, (where they too fell in love with her) she was then  transported to PWD. 

Chessie arrived and is doing fantastic! Besides being beautiful, she is extremely smart, sweet, and extremely playful. She has settled nicely and finally feels safe! Her zest for life and having fun is contagious, we love to watch her play and run with the others. Chessie is good with kids and loves to play with toys. We play with the Chuckit toy everyday with her and she loves it! A tennis ball and a Chuckit, might be a great idea for a potential adopter for her! She keeps up with all her new 4 legged friends with ease, and is actually quite quick on 3 legs!

She is quiet when inside, house trained,  and has settled into her new routine with ease.  We are so  happy to have her with us as she waits for her FOREVER family. She will be a  great life companion to any active family. A fenced in area with another active dog would be perfect for Chessie.

 





Romeo found his fun family! Romeo has joined a young active family, which has suited his personality perfect! We are so happy for this boy! Romeo and his new fur brother Brooks are in constant play mode, like 2 little kids that are best friends! A nice update from his new family. " Romeo is doing great. He has settled in nicely and absolutely loves being around Brooke and all of us. He goes step for step with me by my side, all day. Love that little guy. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to Romeo what a wonderful addition to our family."

Name: Romeo
Age:  1 year old
Disability: Missing right eye
Breed/Weight: A very happy hound

History:  Romeo was a stray, his family never came back to reclaim him, so one of our advocacy groups stepped up for him and called us. We have enjoyed working with this group in West Virginia and the dogs we have rescued from them have been in one word "awesome" dogs, and Romeo is no different.

What an incredibly sweet fun dog, he will greet you with a huge hound hug and kisses hence his new name Romeo. When he arrived at PWD we knew without a doubt his right eye needed to be removed, and our eye specialist concurred with our decision.  Romeo had surgery this week and is recuperating with ease, like nothing happened. We are not sure if he injured his eye or he was born like this, we should know for sure after when the biopsy report comes back, but  his surgeon believes he was most likely born this crazy looking eye ball.  

His foster family, sent us a little bit about their experience with this lovable guy, "Romeo quickly became a FAVORITE FOSTER in our home!  We all loved him.  (Initially I was apprehensive about fostering a hound, he was a puppy, who would chew and howl all night)  This was NOT the case at all. I quickly established a great routine and he settled right in. He barely made a noise unless he had to go out to potty or time to eat. He loved to run in our fence in back yard and also loved walks in our city park. Romeo is a quick study and learn things very quickly. He loves other everyone and other dogs, one day we came across a smaller dog and he got down on his stomach being submissive to the pup 1/2 his size.  So sweet! "

As Romeo has settled in at the rescue, we agree with all of his foster mom's assessments of him! Romeo loves to romp, play, run and wrestle, he is good in the car and has learned some basic commands quickly, sit, and will give you his paw. We think he would do great in any any active home, a fenced in area with a dog sibling close to his age. 




Name:  Hobo -
Age:  2 years old -
Disability:  3 legged - Breed/Weight:  Walker hound,  50 pounds

History:  Fate would control Hobo's young life as he wondered into a very rescue friendly person's yard with a fractured back leg. She immediately took him to the vet where yet another person was there to assist Hobo - she found PWD and made sure he was safe. 

We are very thankful to everyone who assisted Hobo along his journey to getting medical attention, healing and the folks who helped with transporting him to PWD! Everyone in the right place at the right time for an injured dog and a second chance at finally finding a loving family. He has touched so many hearts! Here is a little of what his foster mom had to say about him during his recuperation, "Hobo was one of the easiest dogs I have ever fostered, he is so good natured and got along great with all my dogs including my little bossy female, Queen bee. I have a 5 year old and he  did absolutely great with him, he just loves everyone. When we went to the vets for checkups, he would ride in my back seat and just loved being chauffeured. He will be a great companion dog to any family." Hobo is doing great at the rescue!  Loves the dogs, thrives on human attention, and all around friendly dog!  He even likes to play with tennis balls.  Another beautiful sweet hound that is ready for find his forever home. 

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application

UPDATE DEC 2016: Hobo had another follow up appointment with our  dermatologists last week, these were his exact words, "HOBO looks amazing,  the medicine is definitely working for him and I am beyond thrilled! The best gift for me was to see how great Hobo looks now!" Hobo, is currently on one pill a day and doing great, but  still waiting for the special family to make him part of their lives.   

When Hobo arrived at the rescue we noticed some spots on his skin, after seeing several specialists he was finally diagnosed with histocytosis, a very rare condition caused by an immune system reaction, but why it develops in some dogs is unclear.  It is NOT contagious, and has no known cure, but can be controlled and managed by special medications. Please don’t let this hinder you in meeting and adopting this fantastic dog, he is so sweet natured and deserving of a family.

PWD will stand behind this dog 100 percent even when adopted!







Names: LUCY and RICKY
Age: 1 year old dogs
Disability: Congenital hip abnormalities, NO surgery is needed per our orthopedic veterinarian.
Breed/Weight:  Hound Mix's,  45 pounds

History: These 2 young dogs were found in a  cardboard box outside a vet office with cigarette burns, shunned by many for adoption, their home was the vets office in their outside kennels. Finally, a young woman reached out to us for help. Lucy and Ricky were in desperate need for a new beginning and we answered the call. They have been thru the worst - now the best is here and yet to come.

We call these 2 our dynamic duo, 2 peas in a pod, they are totally connected and love the companionship of one another. We can not separate them after spending time with them - they are a true bonded pair.  They play together, sleep together and don’t even mind sharing food bowls. When they are out playing they will search each other out, when they become separated. They are playful and fun and sweet dogs. Come meet them and see for yourself.

Every night we look out our cameras and see them sleeping on the same bed always touching one another, they truly are connected to one another.

If you are interested in meeting them, please complete our Adoption Application




PWD Angel

Thank you to Millie Groobey
for being an angel to Lucy and Ricky!
 

See these 2 in action!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvM78JHVbhg 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icA5iBta9XE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6WkqEPLIeo





Name: Clyde
Age:    6 years old
Disability:   3 legged and has some neurological damage.
Breed/Weight: Shepherd/hound mix 45 pounds.

History:  We rescued Clyde from an extremely  neglectful and sad situation.  Clyde has suffered severe nerve damage which left his rear leg dragging for months, an amputation was needed as soon as he arrived.  He was thin, scared and uncertain about his new life here but now that he has received MUCH needed medical attention, food and some reassurance life and other dogs can be safe, he is settling here.

We are still getting to know the new and improved Clyde, we unfortunately have no idea how Clyde suffered  his nerve damage, as a result his back end is not as strong as his front end.  He is a trooper and does the best he can on 3 legs.  He has handled his disability like a champ. 

Clyde is now getting the nutrition he needs, his coat is looking better, he is gaining weight, and loves human attention.  He is smart dog, follows directions well, he will be a very loyal protective k9 companion. Clyde definitely exhibits the traits of the true German Shepherd spirit.  We feel Clyde would do best in a quiet home with easy access to the outside due to his neuro issues, he would do great with a smaller dog or no dogs. If you have interest in learning more about Clyde,  we can explain more about him in depth.

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application


 
PWD Angel

Thank you to  Jessica Clark for being Clyde's angel!





Name:  Maverick
Age:   4 years old
Disability:  Affects of Distemper,  seizures controlled by meds.
PWD will cover cost of meds for Maverick.
Breed/Weight:  Shepherd mix, 60 pounds

History:  Maverick's primary caretaker became very ill and could no longer care for him.  Maverick is being fostered in South Jersey.

This is what his foster mom had to say about this sweet dog, , "This sweet boy adores the outdoors, so a fenced in area is required because he loves to run in and out. Maverick likes going for walks, being combed, and loves car rides - he is so well behaved in the car you don't even know he is there. Maverick does great with dogs and is cat friendly. He is housebroken and crate trained. Maverick has been fostered to adopt twice but returned, so we are cautious with placing him again. We are looking for someone in close proximity to his foster mom in South Jersey - within an hour. Maverick is a very independent dog (at times cat like) so if you are looking for the snuggle dog, Maverick is not the dog. Maverick loves hugs but he does not also initiate affection like other dogs. When he wants your attention he sometimes mouths, knocks things over or barks. He is good boy with a unique personality. We feel that he would do best in a home with another dog. Everyone who has ever met Maverick just LOVES him."

Note: Maverick is on several medications for seizures, and a particular dog food that works for him, he receives meds in the morning and evening and dog food can be found easily online or a local feed and farm store. Medications will be provided by the rescue. Our vet noted, dogs with seizures do need to stay on a strict routine and not to deviate from his schedule too much.

We are looking for an adopter in the South Jersey

 

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application

 

PWD Angel

Thank you to  Teddy Schaeffer
for being Maverick's angel!


PWD Angel  Be a Pets with Disabilities Angel!
All the dogs at Pets with Disabilities, have special needs, otherwise they would not be here. In today's society dogs and cats can no longer get sick, old or physically disabled. Whether they were abandoned, rejected or someone's life changed and they no longer fit in, they are counting on us to help them transition to a new life. They will either stay with us, or they will be rehomed carefully to the right people or families. So if you see a dog in our rescue that tugs out your heart please become his or her angel. Thank You!!

For $350 (less then $1/day) - you can matter in the life of a dog - Receive an "angel magnet" and updates from your dog.....  or for just $30/month - sponsor a dog living at PWD or waiting for their forever home.


Meet the New Arrivals - at Pets with Disabilities
The following dogs have recently arrived at PWD - like all of our dogs, they will spend the next several weeks being evaluated by our vet team, appointments made, surgeries (if necessary) scheduled, and given lots of TLC for any recovery time needed.  They will also spend some time understanding the routine at the rescue - and getting comfortable enough for us to get to know them and determine the best type of home suited for each dog.  If you are interested in any of these dogs - we encourage you to fill out an adoption application and we'll keep you informed of their progress.  As with ALL of our dogs - we appreciate any financial support - especially for these initial weeks of vet care.


Disabled Dogs at PWD currently unavailable for adoption 

SPECIAL HEALING NOW UNDERWAY
These DOGS are currently NOT AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

These dogs will have extended time at the rescue for healing, rehab or socialization.   
Pets with Disabilities needs on-going operational funds to support the care for these dogs.   
Along with being physically disabled,  these  dogs  were neglected  in other ways  and need extra 
medical  care from us;  or  dogs  that need to be quarantined and special monitoring;  
or dogs come to us with emotional scars and  need some extra TLC....... 
We hope in time these dogs will come around and a forever home will be found.   
We cannot carry the load alone.   Please generously support Pets with Disabilities.  Thank you




Name:  Kobe
Age: 5 years
Disability:  Healed broken back leg, limps but functional
Breed/Weight:  Shepherd mix, 60 pounds, needs to gain weight

History:  Kobe was definitely someone's "junk yard dog", a very neglected outside dog, who has suffered at the hands of humans.  What we know about Kobe. He is very thin, heartworm positive, broken bones that have healed.  He is a bit anxious being inside, (definitely not used to inside living)  loves to be outside and totally engages with the other dogs, and trying to figure out the human element. Kobe will be with us for a while as we treat him for heartworms and hope he gets stronger and gains weight, and becomes more confidence and connection with humans.      

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete our Adoption Application


PWD Angel

Thank you to  Island Creek Associates, LLC
for being Kobe's angels!

Thank you to  Kristen, Geoff & Kevin
for being Kobe's angels!



Update on Murphy:

Last month we rolled Murphy out of the shelter. Unable to walk on his own, he was diagnosed with an extreme prostate infection. In the midst of treatment we discover he also had a tumor on his liver.

Sad for Murphy, but so happy his final days will be spent with a loving couple who adore him. Knowing his time is limited they still wanted to give him a home. Such kindness from a couple who did not know this pup. ...

We get daily updates on Murphy's health and so far he is stable. We all realize each good day we have with him is a true gift.

MEET MURPHY!
When I went down to our local shelter to meet an older blind dog, I was not expecting to meet an extremely sick blind dog. I realize immediately that was he was suffering. He was on a 7 day stray hold but luckily the shelter allowed us to pull him early, and we got him to the vet. Murphy was suffering from a severe prostate infection, he is being treated and is beginning to feel better but certainly not out of the woods yet.

Angels are needed for his complete recovery and hopeful regular vetting bills.
PWD Angel

Thank you to Jane Gentile
for being Murphy's angel!
 


Disabled Dogs that have a permanent home at PWD 

These dogs are not available for adoption, 
but of course need to be cared for everyday by the sole caretaker at the rescue


Huey - Deaf Dog


Ernie - wheelchair dog


Dixie - wheelchair dog


Megan - Blind dog


Hank prosthetic foot


Lucy -  3 legged


Sandy - broken back


Pierce - Club feet

 
Charlotte - wheelchair dog


Janie -  ???


Charm - Blind dog

 

Click here to meet the PWD residents

With 12 permanent resident's we have limited space - and very limited resources to add dogs to the rescue program.  We can only take ADOPTABLE disabled dogs - with no temperament issues.  We will always provide whatever assistance we can - but, that won't always mean we have room at Pets with Disabilities.


   

Announcing  
the Duke & Misty Memorial Fund

The sole purpose of the Duke & Misty Memorial Fund is to provide funding to support the needs of paralyzed wheelchair dogs.  These funds will be used to purchase wheelchairs for needy families wanting to keep their dogs, for educational and support resources,  and to seek out extraordinary people to help dogs like Duke and Misty find their way to a better life.  This is surely a great way to honor their life.

     

Misty, an awesome pup with a inspirational spirit, sat in a shelter outside New York City for over five years. Nobody wanted to adopt Misty because her little body was broken. Mike and I learned about Misty, and immediately went to NY and adopted her. Misty became an icon. She allowed pets and kisses from thousands of folks who met her at different events we attended year after year.  She changed the minds and hearts of everyone she met - helping them realize that a wheelchair in no way takes away from the energy or the spirit of the canine heart.



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$6.00 including shipping

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$6.00 including shipping

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