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Lee Juslin

by Lee Juslin


When Calamity Jane (CJ) was picked up by an area shelter, her coat was very overgrown, but the shelter staff was sure she was at least part Cairn. They contacted Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network and sent pictures of the little shaggy girl. Looking at the photos, CP volunteers also thought she was a Cairn mix and made arrangements to take her.

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Bella was picked up as a stray by a Florida shelter. It was immediately clear that she did not have the use of her back legs and that the shelter was not equipped to handle such a significant medical problem. This is where little Bella’s life took a significant turn because the shelter, instead of putting her down, sent her to a vet.

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Fannie at three and Farley at five were two beautiful Scotties that were living the good life. They lived with a couple who doted on them and even after the wife developed some health problems, her husband was able to walk and exercise them. Then the husband died rather suddenly and the wife was left with the difficult decision of what was best for Fannie and Farley.

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Riley Finds His Calling: A Therapy Dog Profile

IN THE December 5 ISSUE

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When Toni got Riley from Westie rescue, she had been looking for a companion dog but, with her hectic work schedule, knew she didn’t want a puppy. Riley at eleven months old proved to be even more than she had hoped for.

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Germany – or Manny – as his foster mom, PK calls him, spent his early years in a puppy mill as a stud dog with little attention, certainly no loving attention, and most of his time spent in a small cage.

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One day Roberta from Coastal Carolina Boston Terrier Rescue (CCBTR) got a call that turned into the situation all rescue volunteers dread.
The call came from the caretaker to an elderly woman with two dogs and three cats. Her health was failing and she was going into a nursing home.

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Ava is a little black and tan Doxie who thinks she’s a bloodhound. She loves to spend time in the yard, nose to the ground, sniffing out varmints and other interesting smells.

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Prince George and Gordon, two Westies nine and thirteen respectively, came into Scottie Rescue through a number of mishaps and misconnections.

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Daisy, a black Scottie girl, came to an elderly couple as a puppy and was living a calm, secure life with her humans until one of them passed away. Then, within four months the second one died. Since no provisions had been made for Daisy’s care, she was left alone in the house. A son, who already had a German Shepherd, did not want to give Daisy a home and a daughter wanted nothing to do with the situation. Eventually, Scottie Rescue was called and Erica, together with her partner Judy, who had agreed to foster Daisy, made plans to get her.

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Frankie’s New Leash on Life

IN THE October 3 ISSUE

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Frankie is a mixed breed with a lot of Jack Russell characteristics or, as Olga says when asked Frankie’s breed, “My Frankie is one of a kind.”

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Lily, the Good Time Girl: A Therapy Dog Adventure

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Lily, a Golden Retriever, came to Pat as a puppy in 2005. In less than a year, she earned her CGC (Canine Good Citizen) and became certified as a therapy dog.

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When Jim Bowie, a little Wheaten Cairn, came into the Col. Potter Cairn Terrier Rescue at the age of nine, he was a happy boy who had clearly not been abused. However, he had some medical issues like Dry Eye and severe skin irritations, which clearly had been neglected.

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Scruffy, a little Westie, was found as a stray by a well-meaning lady. She took him in and he became a beloved member of her family, romping with her kids, enjoying car rides and snuggling happily with anyone offering an available lap.

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She Works For Cheerios: A Therapy Dog Story

IN THE July 4 ISSUE

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At one hundred and three pounds Bella Moose is a big girl with an even bigger heart. Abandoned as a puppy by some renters who moved out and, despite promising their landlady the puppy had gone with them, left her behind in an empty apartment.

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The aim for every breed rescue organization is to find that perfect forever home for each dog they rescue and save. And, these all volunteer groups work hard to do just that by actively marketing each dog through their website, on sites like petfinder.com, and through community outreach.

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Daisy, a female Westie, had served as breeding stock for a backyard breeder interested only in having her produce puppies that he could sell. Now, at seven years old, the so-called breeder felt she had outlived her usefulness and wanted to dump her. Fortunately, Sunshine State Westie Rescue (SSWR) persuaded the owner to release Daisy to them.

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Dachshund Rescue of North America (DRNA) didn’t know much about Paisley’s background when they took her in. A blind, long-haired Doxie, Paisley had been shifted from her original owner to relatives who tried to have her euthanized. They told a vet that she had a heart condition and that they couldn’t deal with her.

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Muffie’s road to rescue was a familiar one. Owned by an older lady with no children, Muffie was left alone when her owner died. What family there was, didn’t want Muffie, so she was turned into Scottie Rescue.

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