Turbo came into Coastal Carolina Boston Terrier Rescue (CCBTR) as a puppy with Spina Bifida, a genetic defect.
A woman went to a breeder to buy a Boston Terrier puppy and saw Turbo. The breeder did not want to euthanize him and agreed to give him to the woman along with the female puppy she had purchased. Fortunately for Turbo, this good Samaritan, unlike the breeder, was a responsible person and did the right thing for Turbo. She called CCBTR once she realized she and her husband were not able to care for this little special needs puppy.
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.
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.
Chloe, a five-year-old Boston Terrier, was an owner turn-in to Coastal Carolina Boston Terrier Rescue. She had suffered a bad fall in her owner’s yard and required a lot of veterinary care. The owner, as is too often the case, was unable to pay for Chloe’s care.
When Jack adopted a little Boston Terrier from a local rescue, Boston Brigade Rescue, Peanuts, as he was called, was Jack’s third Boston. "I was specifically looking for another Boston, but I had to change his name right away to Skippy," said Jack. "All my Bostons have been named Skippy, and I really like that name." And, the name turned out to be especially fitting for the happy little dog.