I've been SAVED, errr she's been saved. PYR found

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by walkswithdog, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    Yesterday I got a call about an unwanted female pup from a farmer who'd bred two litters at the same time and now had too many over 10 weeks, and he was about done with them. So I drove a couple of hours, to find a 10x10 pen with 10 pups in it and two houses.

    Since they had been in there for most of 3 months, and there had been MORE in there. I'm seriously considering burning the clothing I went into the pen with. Whew. Wow they were ... mucky and matted, pup coat hadn't shed all the way, pups in rain and mud and muck. There were some foul little souls in that pen. Catching the two I wanted to look at was a bit of a thing, since scream and run like piglets was the name of the game.

    I actually ended up handling several. A big pyr girl was one of the first I caught. Yes yes, scream, struggle. Caught. Oh fine, scratch my chest.... WAG.

    She did NOT like being caught, having been caught, she actually THOUGHT about what was going on and thought it might be alright.

    I put her down to handle the others - glutton for punishment and my nose had gone numb. The others screamed, struggled or froze - the puppy OMG moment. And put down ran off squealing like pigs to the corners and wouldn't look at me. All except that big pyr girl. She did go off, didn't like the "catch" process, not one bit. But she lay there watching me, every now and then I'd catch a wag at my voice. Under the matts the filth and the slime was a dog I could work with.

    Yep, she hates car rides. So far she's barfed every time. Nope she didn't think combing out that sad mess was a good idea but she also didn't Yowl unnecessarily... oh yeah yes, she hates crates. Oh my, talk about little sleep. But she's taking to the leash, to meeting people, even almost wagging up to a couple of people during our whirlwind tour of groomer and my vets who are still mourning Naga but were over-joyed to see Mac.

    Yes, she's here, Little Mac or McCarren. She's clean, her doctors say she looks great. And I'm saved. Umm oh yeah I saved her. Sure someone will buy that. Surely. That's what happens, people save animals.

    My arse.

    Thanks Mac.

    Pics tomorrow or by Mon.

    Chere
     
  2. sussexgal

    sussexgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Happy for you Chere [​IMG] Sounds like the beginnings of a beautiful relationship!
     
  3. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    I refuse to cry just because she's here. I refuse. I ... oh fine. Whatever.
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  4. sussexgal

    sussexgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Go ahead and cry.... slobber all over that sweet little baby....
     
  5. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I don't know whether to [​IMG] or to [​IMG] you, so take whichever you need. But I do [​IMG] you for saving her and giving her the opportunity to help you grieve and recover. I still grieve my Aveia, my beloved GSD companion of 12 yrs who died 10/22/05.
     
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  6. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gosh, only one? [​IMG]

    ... waiting anxiously for pics ...
     
  7. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    That's great news for you and your new girl but I feel so bad for the poor puppies that weren't saved. It sounds like they're completely unwanted and unsocialized. What is he planning on doing with them? [​IMG] I'm pretty amazed you left with just one... don't you think Mac needs a sibling playmate... maybe he'd throw in a second one for nothin'. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    OH many congratulations to you!
     
  9. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    Glad that you saved a pup

    BUT the condition they were in is abuse! Please contact authorities and report the "owner". Those dogs are being abused by not having proper room to grow & play for their size, the place is not clean and the pups are not socialized. Please do the rest of the dogs a service and report the abuse
     
  10. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    Great news Chere! Can't wait to see pics of Mac, I'm sure Naga is her little guardian angel and is so happy you saved another!


    Nancy
     

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