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Taiger: when the owner dies, there is no plan for the dog

Information:

Name: Taiger

Gender: M

Age: d-o-b: January 2017

Size: medium-big (19kg, 50cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated, castrated

Story, Personality, Others:

TaigerĀ“s owner died and the dog was surrendered to the shelter by the family. As simple as that.

Taiger is a friendly and gentle dog, lovely with people, nice with kids and social with other dogs. He walks well on the leash. He is used to living in a home in the city.

Boomer: 4 years in a wooden shed with no sunlight

Information:

Name: Boomer

Gender: M

Breed: x German shepherd

Age: d-o-b: February 2017

Size: medium-big (25kg, 55cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated

Story, Personality, Others:

Boomer lived for 4 years in a wooden shed without light. It was a small shed with walls and door in backyard of his owners property. No window. He was let out occasionally, but very rarely into a small backyard. And it could continue forever as the authorities do not interfere in such situations, as long as the dog has food and water is fine. Only that the owners decided not to want to have him anymore and surrender him to the shelter. It was his lucky day.

Boomer is extremely gentle. With all that he has been through, he has not anger, no aggression. Just very very gentle dog. He is quite shy with people but we believe he can still gain confidence. He is good with all other dogs. He knows how to walk on the leash.

Many dogs deserve better. But him especially.

Joshi: poor little boy

Information:

Name: Joshi

Gender: M

Age: d-o-b: ~July 2019

Size: medium (15kg, 50cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated, castrated

Story, Personality, Others:

Joshi was brought to us from a municipal pound, a very bad place, they are never good but this one might be the worst in Portugal. All dogs we got from there were extremely neglected but the case of Joshi was extreme.

Joshi came to us in March 2021. From the first day he limped on his front left leg. When the vet from the municipal pound where he came from was asked about it, he said the dog never limped before, it must have happened in the transport. Interesting.

The limping continued. The medication did not help. The Xray was made, but it was not conclusive. The problem persisted. Joshi hardly walked, she was just laying down. Cat scan was made. This is when we finally discovered that Joshi had been shot and the bullet exploded into lots of small pieces in his leg. He needed two operations to clean all the little bits that were scattered in his leg. It was done the best as possible but the damage is permanent, he will never be able to use his leg 100%. He is much better than he used to be and he can now run and jump and seems pretty comfortable but he only sometimes puts the leg on the ground and sometimes keeps it up. This is the best it can get…

In the meantime we also discovered how sweet and gentle he is… Indeed, he is an extremely gentle dog, he likes cuddles and attention and he is great with other dogs. Poor little boy, he deserves much better, but with this handicap noone will adopt him….