Dumped dogs--part deux

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Kansaseq, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    I posted last week about a dumped dog in my rural neighborhood, which I never could catch. Hope he found someone to take good care of him. Tonight as my dad and I stopped at the Casey's (gas station) after dinner, there was a little aussie mix dog at the door, trying to get in, going up to everyone and looking very hopeful. The staff said he'd been there for a few hours and had nearly gotten hit a few times. He was dirty and thin, and, well, I couldn't leave him there. I gave my name and number to the girl working in case anyone was missing him--which I seriously doubt. He's intact, no collar, and has fleas. I got him home, bathed him, treated with frontline, dewormed and fed him, found him a collar, and got him set up in a crate for the night. Man, it's been so long since I've had a puppy. This guy is less than a year, very sweet, but has a lot of energy. Keep your fingers crossed that someone wants him, 'cause I've already got 3 dogs (and they are NOT happy to have such a young interloper on the scene, yet again).
    Here's his mugshot.
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Looks like he'd make a great cattle dog.
     
  3. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Quote:If only I had cattle [​IMG]
     
  4. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same thing happen to me. I pulled into my work (out in the middle of nowhere) and black tri, purebred aussie came right up to me, no collar or tags. I immediatly layed claim to him and took him home at the end of the day. He has turned into the best dog. He is awesome with my daughter and ok with the chickens. I wasn't expecting him to be this nice (training wise) but he has some training as he walks on a leash, knows how to sit and shake hands and is used to being brushed. Just a really nice dog.
     
  5. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    That's such a cool ending to your story, KnightHawkRanch! 2 of my current dogs were found/dumped dogs. I just wasn't ready to have a 4th dog again. 3 is SO much easier (not to mention cheaper). But I'll keep him until I can find an owner or place him somewhere safe.
     
  6. callducklover20

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    Dang he is perfect-not that I want anything to happen to my 15 and 16yr old but I was just talking tonight how I would love an Aussie and a pup that needs a home would be exactly what I would love to find. I cant go back to 4 dogs right now either, finances just are not that good and my old ones just wouldnt do well with one that young but my jack/cairn mix would just love something with that much energy and he is 9 lol-I think that is why Im thinking Aussie right now because my next door neighbor is babysitting his girlfriend's one this week and my terrier has been enjoying playing so much. I will keep my ears open though since we are not that far from you [​IMG] such a good looking pup, just think when he gets healthy again
     
  7. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Yea, he's been eating crappy food; his coat is pretty dry and dull. He's maybe mixed with terrier, as he's really small. I'm guessing he's only 25-30lb right now, though will fill in a little, but I think he's full grown. Very sweet. My dogs are all older, too. My oldest just lays on the couch looking annoyed, and hoping he goes away [​IMG] You can see it in her eyes!
    And I hear you about the money. Feeding a 4th dog right now is not optimal, plus finding a cheap place to get him neutered, more flea preventative, etc. Sigh. It ain't cheap!
     
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  8. callducklover20

    callducklover20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I used to use Dr Bob out behind Wayside waifs-wish he was still there. I know there are a few places around like spay/neuter kc but then you add in vax, frontline, hw test and prev etc- oh too much for me right now. I think I see terrier in him too, Im sure he is going to be a great dog. I wonder if you can list him on Petfinder? I looked it up and I think you can list him as a "found" pet
     
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  9. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    petfinder also has a classifieds section as well to rehoming animals!!!

    He is just gorgeous. I will never forget the Blue Merle Aussie mix Nooka we had (reminded me more of an aussie with the super thick coat and face but had a tail - may have been a pure bred who knows) but she was about 4-5 months old when we rescued her out of the middle of a highway. We tried to find the owner but I figure she was dumped. Beautiful beautiful dog, very smart but very high energy. We rehomed her to a big farm where she became a sheep herder and loves it. I need to get a recent picture of her, I still keep up with her new owner every few months and the last time I seen that dog OMG she'd filled out to be quite large (60ish pounds with all the hair).

    Good luck finding your new dude a home, he is beatiful and you can see the sweet hopeful intelligence in that face! I'm with you I have sucker written all over me and I must have a neon sign I can't see to advertise. I at the moment have 2 stray cats that have come up - 1 is very friendly and a kitten and will be spayed while the other is an adult who just dropped babies somewhere (was fat the other day now skinny with saggy belly oui ) and she is very skittish and unfriendly. People who dump animals and let their animals roam to fend for themselves makes me sick!
     
  10. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is so sad when these things happen.

    Our first rescue dog - Molly mop - Irish wolfhoundxOld English was massive but that is why they think she was dumped. We got her from the council. They had her in a shed because she was too big for their pens. We got her the mornnig of the day they were going to put her down. She still had a large wound on her leg but they didn;t treat it as they thought no one would want her and they only keep them 7 days. We were lucky because the Dog warden new we were looking for a big dog and took us to see her she was hours away from death. We had her 12 yrs when she finally passed away from Cancer. Molly was big enough to put her paws on Dhs shoulders and look him in the eye and he is over 6 foot tall. I can honestly say she was the best and I miss her so very much even though we have other dogs.

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    Our second - Pollyanna - Old English Sheepdog was a terrible cruelty case. She was beaten and tortured and then kept for 2 yrs in a small pen. By the time we got her she was brain damaged , blind, and would pace like a caged bear. We had her 3 yrs before she had to be put to sleep as a direct result of the treatment she recieved as a puppy. She was only 6 yrs old and half her life was spent in pain and torment.

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    Our third Dog - Murphy - Was left in a Shed for 18 months. He never went for a walk only chased 4x4s round a field. He was never socialised except to be given to a 6 yr old and 9 yr old to 'Train him'? I actually bought him rather than leave him, he was meant for one thing puppy farming but the female Dog died and so they wanted rid of him because he was showing aggression with the kids! - Their fault of course. We've had him for 4 yrs. He still has food agression but is doing better and also has been able to mix with other dogs.

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    We also now have a Schnouser as well - my DH nearly ran over him two years ago on his way home in a snow storm on Christmas eve. Someone had actually put a pile of Dog food out in the middle of the road on a blind bend. It was a deliberate atempt to kill the Dog in a very horrible way. DH scooped him up and brought him home. He was near dead and a bag of bones. Now he is a healthy boy. - but sadly incredibly loud! He barks none stop at everything! We have a little work to do yet!

    Here they are with DH after Dh had a heart op last year.

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    They are great Dogs and good friends and certainly are very very close to DH and seemed to know when he was very ill.
    So that is our story of Dumped and rescued dogs.

    Oesdog - [​IMG] Keep helping them they need us sooo much!
     

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