Gomer Pyle~Adopted

The shelter named him Einstein.  When I first saw his photos, I thought for sure he was an Aussie/Border Collie mix.  He was abandoned at a park, I assume someone tied him to a bench or a tree, because he seems to me to be the type of dog that would follow you to the […]

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Mr. Snuffaluffagus~Adopted

  Rescued by Jackie in Miami, and transported by Jackie, Michelle and Jen. His photos can be seen on Facebook.  More about his temperament in a few! 06/22/13:  Snuffy is a kind dog. If he hears your voice, he wags his tail. Now is not the time to judge his temperament, because he’s very calm, […]

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Meredith, the Parvo Puppy~Adopted

06/01/13:  I was shopping in DeLand with Sarah, it was “grown-up girl bonding day” (that’s what she calls it), when I noticed a missed call around 12:30 PM from Newman Veterinary Centers in DeLand.  Yes, I have every Vet programmed into my phone.  Sarah was trying on a pair of shoes when I told her, […]

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The Chosen Ones, Owning a Deaf Dog

Regardless of the dog you have today, the dog your friend or neighbor has, or the dog you may adopt tomorrow, one day you will encounter a deaf and/or blind dog.  The information in this article will help you and your dog tremendously! Written by Christopher Chosy My wife and I have a beautiful 2 […]

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More Great Ideas for Calming Dogs

Just received this email from Fritzi about Sassafras, her Deaf OES: I don’t remember when I last felt such gratitude and love for an object, much less a dog training tool.  But…  after several months of car travel with a compulsive barker, I now enjoy almost completely silent rides.  Sassy would be in the seat […]

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Sassafras, the 5 month old Deaf OES-Adopted

Sassafras is a lovely 5-month-old puppy. She is intelligent, playful, loving and deaf. It is that last one that caused the reputable breeder to contact us to rehome her. She knows the quality of our adopters and knows that Sassafras will find a wonderful home. Sassy is blue-eyed, white-headed, with one white ear and one […]

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Our Latest Lineup!

Sassafras, the deaf OES has been adopted. Included is KitKat fostered by Holly, she reminds me of Shy Shannon, without the Shy! Johnny Ray, a gorgeous young Border Collie, and Sugar Ray an awesome Collie Boy! Details coming soon! Special thanks to Karen Gaston from Auburn, Alabama for these awesome dogs (all except for Sassafras […]

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Puppies, Water and Play

Did you see this one? I posted it on the pages of the appropriate dogs, but realize that if you are a regular reader, you wouldn’t go back to see what has been added. Saturday night three more dogs were transported to me from Alabama (thank you, wonderful volunteers!). This gave me just one more […]

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Tippy the Old English Sheepdog

  Tippy arrived today and I am in love! I think my first exposure to Old English Sheepdogs (OES) was the Warner Brothers cartoon of George the OES who would punch in and punch out a time clock. Sure, it isn’t a completely accurate depiction of the breed, but it placed a soft spot in […]

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Tinker Belle the Old English Sheepdog ~ RIP

Tinker Belle is a very young Old English Sheepdog. She is a purebred that was tied to the mailbox of a well-known breeder in South Carolina. She was completely matted and there was no choice but to shave her down. Fortunately for Tinker Belle, she knows just how beautiful she really is, and not having […]

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