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Simba: he used to be a healthy puppy

Information:

Name: Simba

Gender: F

Age: d-o-b: 1 September 2018

Size: small (8kg, 40cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated

Story:
Simba was a healthy puppy until his owner left him on the balcony and he felt from the second floor. It is a miracle that he survived but he damaged his spine and he has no feeling in his back legs, he will never be able to walk.
But he wants to live! He wants to play, he loves company of other dogs, he loves cuddling…
Such a gentle puppy.
he could be adopted and could walk on a wheelchair… If someone special wanted to adopt a special dog.

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Joly: friends with chicken

Information:

Name: Joly

Gender: M

Age: d-o-b: 20 October 2007

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

Others: dewormed, vaccinated

Story:
Joly had a happy life in a village since a puppy. Then his owners got old. The woman went to a nursing home. The man stayed a bit longer bit he got sick and had to go to the hospital for a prolonged treatment. The dog ended up homeless. How many stories like this we heard. The dog was brought to the shelter.
And he is a lovely, friendly, gentle old dog. Those make the best pets.
He gets along with everyone. And especially chicken and donkeys as he grew up among them. Often people ask if we have a dog that can live with chicken. This is not easy, most dogs would hunt them. But here is the one! Gentle with everyone. Friends of chicken.
We hope Joly can still find a lovely home for his retirement….

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Rossi: one year closed in an appartment/ reserved

Information:

Name: Rossi

Gender: M

Age: d-o-b: 20 July 2013

Size: medium-big (25kg, 50cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated, castrated

Story:
Rossi’s owner died. A year ago. His son does not live there. He lives somewhere else. He paid the neighbour to take care of the dog. The dog stayed in the ex-owner’s apartment. For a year. The neighbour was coming to give food, water, clean. Not to walk. The dog stayed there for 1 year. Without going out, without human contact – just 10 minutes per day with one person.
Finally another neighbour found out and convinced all persons involved to bring Rossi to the shelter.
It is heart-breaking. Especially that the dog was undoubtedly loved by his owner. We often get dogs of people that died, they usually have no vaccinations, no chip, not neutered, never been to a vet. We cannot help thinking that the dog is actually lucky by coming to us, that his life can only get better.
Not in this case. Rossi had a full book of vaccinations, every year he was vaccinated and checked by the vet, including profilactical blood tests. He was neutered and chipped. His owner cared very much about him and certainly he does not rest in peace.

And imagine Rossi’s anguish…. One day the person that loved him disappears from his life… and for a year he stays alone, day by day, alone 23 hours and 50 minutes per day in a small apartment.

Rossi is such a sweet dog. It is heart-breaking to think about the year of solitude he endured. A year of his life wasted. He is so nice, so gentle, so affectionate. When you pet him on his head he stops and closes the eyes. Long time since anyone cuddled him.
He is now learning again how to live. He likes going outside. He wants to smell everything. He walks well on the leash.
He is friendly with dogs.

Rossi deserves a loving home. He is a wonderful dog that endured what he did not deserve. We hope someone now will offer him a loving home.

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