Coming Soon: Bonnie, an 8 year old black tri female

Bonnie, is an 8 year old black tri female, being fostered in West Virginia. Initial comments about Bonnie: “Bonnie and Buster (also listed) have been together most of their lives. They’ve been well loved dogs, who knew a good home. Their owner broke her back and became too disabled to continue to care for them, so she was forced to give them up. Each came with a 3 page letter to whomever adopts them – describing their personalities, likes, dislikes. It brought tears to my eyes.”

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Coming soon: Buster, a 9 year old black tri male

Buster, is a 9 year old black tri male, being fostered in Ohio (previously incorrectly identified as in West Virginia). Initial comments about Buster: “Buster and Bonnie (also listed) have been together most of their lives. They’ve been well loved dogs, who knew a good home. Their owner broke her back and became too disabled to continue to care for them, so she was forced to give them up. Each came with a 3 page letter to whomever adopts them – describing their personalities, likes, dislikes. It brought tears to my eyes.”

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Peekaboo, a 2 year old red merle male, is available for adoption!

Peekaboo is a 2 year old red merle male being fostered in Massachusetts, and is available for adoption. You can click on his pictures for more information.

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Callie needs your help!

Our reps in the Mid-Atlantic region took in several dogs from a breeder that was getting out of breeding their Aussies. They did not receive veterinary care during their life in the kennel. One of these dogs is sweet Callie that is 7 years old. She had retinal detachment in her left eye when she was younger, causing her to lose vision in that eye, but was not seen by a Veterinarian for treatment. She supposedly wasn’t bred, but wasn’t spayed. Because of her age, we had a senior profile with urinalysis done to be sure she’s healthy enough to undergo surgery and we discovered she has a raging kidney infection that will take at least a month to recover from. We’re hoping it hasn’t caused permanent damage. We also discovered she has a few major teeth with pulp exposure that is surely causing pain and another source of infection, and her dental procedure(s) will be at least $1200. to $1800.

Her rep groomed and de-flead her and she was a perfect angel for the lengthy procedure. Fortunately, her heartworm and tick disease test was negative and has been started on preventatives.  She’s a sweet dog without a mean bone in her body and is very deserving of the best care we can give her so that she can feel better and live out the rest of her life in comfort.

Were asking for donations to cover the Veterinary expenses that are going to be way above what our foster dogs normally incur to bring Callie’s health and quality of life back up to where is should be for an Aussie her age.

You can make your tax deductible donation here: http://www.aussierescue.org/donate . Please indicate that you would like your donation applied to an ARPH dog in need, and then list Callie’s name and her ARPH number 13164.

Many thanks for your consideration and donation!

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Coco, a 9 year old red merle female, is available for adoption!

Coco is a 9 year old red merle female who is available for adoption. She is being fostered in New Hampshire and you can click on her picture for more information.

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Biggie is a two-year-old male, who is available for adoption!

Biggie is a two year old male, being fostered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  You can click on either picture for more information about Biggie.

 

 

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Aussie Foster Parents Needed This Summer

We find ourselves short of foster homes this summer, which limits the number of Aussie’s we can bring in for adoption in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic areas. If you would consider being a foster, please click on the graphic above, which will take you to a page that describes what a  foster home involves, along with an application. Under “volunteer role preferred” choose foster home.

If you have specific questions, you can post here and we’ll get them answered.  Many thanks for your consideration!

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