Magpie, the Little BC Girl~Adopted

Magpie came to us from Alabama on September, 2010. We documented the amazing logistics involved in these transports in a separate blog.   Once she arrived, she tested positive for heartworm, and her treatment began.  She was fostered by Adriana, and like many times before, Adriana bonded with Magpie and adopted her.  Magpie was renamed […]

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#116043 I’m your Huckleberry~Adopted

On Monday December 5th, at 11:16 PM, Vicki posted a dog that she wanted to rescue. I was in bed! Our TDL team went into action, and it was quite remarkable. We didn’t know this shelter, their protocols, or the true status of this dog, yet there was something about him that made everyone excited. […]

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Lady Melbourne, the BC Girl~Adopted

11/15/11 Update:  Lady Melbourne was brought to me yesterday.  She is very quiet, crate-trained and curious.  Lynne Flannery is fostering her, and we will be getting updates shortly.  I believe that Lady Melbourne may have been on her own for quite some time.  She is eager to please, but unsure of what you want her […]

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Cowgirl, the Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) ~ Adopted

The e-mail started like so many others: “These dogs just came into the shelter. Can you take them?” Nadia Caron-Davis, a wonderful volunteer for Friends of Citrus County Animal Services (FOCCAS), e-mails me whenever herding dogs come into my local shelter. She’d attached photos to her most recent e-mail showing three female Australian Cattle Dogs, one […]

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Cadence, the Blue Merle Border Collie ~ Adopted

Cadence is a lovely 2-year-old blue merle Border Collie girl brought to us by Nadia Caron-Davis, a volunteer for Friends of Citrus County Animal Services (FOCCAS). Like so many other wonderful dogs that find their way to TDL, Cadence was a stray running the streets when she was picked up by Animal Services. That explains her extremely thin […]

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Lady London, the BC/Aussie Girl~Adopted

Lady London is one of those dogs that doesn’t photograph well, but after taking dozens of photos, I think we can show you her inner beauty.  She is being fostered in Lake Mary by Teresa, and Teresa describes her as a Velcro dog!  She immediately took to Teresa’s teen-aged son and she’s adjusting very well […]

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Marjie Wolfe, Volunteer Spotlight

  I have known Marjie Wolfe for at least ten years now.  Our paths would cross as rescue volunteers. Marjie has been volunteering for her local shelter, taking photos of dogs in danger, and writing about them in an effort to give them exposure.  Marjie’s efforts have paid off, we recently rescued Sherman, Timmy, Justine […]

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Lady Victoria, the Regal Collie~Adopted

Lady Victoria found herself at the Animal Shelter in Lake City. Found as a stray, she arrived at the shelter on 8/30/11. When I received her information, my first question was if she had been heartworm tested. A few days later, I didn’t get the answer that I wanted, she tested light heartworm positive. Knowing […]

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Saki, the Japanese Chin

Foster Update: Saki has always been a happpy little guy but he is just full of joy now.  Saki would prefer NOT to be an only dog. He needs a friend … He plays very nicely with all the dogs, cat and kids and boy does he LOVE to play! Saki and Suki are lovely Japanese […]

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Suki, the Japanese Chin~Adopted

06/04/12 Update:  Suki is now heartworm negative using the slow kill method with monthly heartgard! Foster Update:  Suki feels much better after having her staples out from her spay surgery! She has shown a playful side  Still her favorite thing to do is sit with my 8 year old and listen to her talk. She […]

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Zeus, Absolutely NOT A Border Collie ~ Adopted

Sometimes we are not sure if a dog has Border Collie in it or not. It might be Aussie, maybe Husky,….. But I can tell you, I am certain Zeus is no Border Collie! This little fellow is a six-year-old Chinese Crested, and, yes, he’s supposed to look like this! Only nine pounds of non-fluff, […]

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Esme the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ~ Adopted

Esme is a six-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  She has lived her life as a breeder dog in someone’s backyard, one of a dozen small breed dogs.  Crated, deprived of love and attention, she was so dirt and matted when rescued that the hair on her ears had to be cut off.  The matting looked […]

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Carlisle the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ~ Adopted

Carlisle is a three-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  We rescued him, his mother Esme and five other small breed dogs from a tough breeder situation.   Gisele made a rather impactful video of the rescue that I invite you to watch. When we got Carlisle, the area between his toes was so packed with filth […]

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Ellie, our little Valentine~Adopted

Adoption Update 10/3/12:  Ellie is doing well. She has been regularly tested for heartworm, takes all the preventatives, and is fine.  She and our other dog picked up giaguardia (sp), apparently not uncommon for dogs who live is such close proximity to wild areas. They took a course of treatment and we expect they will […]

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First Responders (Update)

This story was written by Aylin Arditi.  She called me Monday morning while I was at Val-u-Vet with Jordan’s Prize.  Aylin is one of our transport volunteers, unfortunately we have never personally met.  She introduced herself to me, explaining that she had transported a deaf Aussie for us, and then a litter of pups a […]

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Good News: We’re Positive He’s Negative!

Adopter Update on Chas, my TDL dog by Amy Benz Monday, June 20, 2011: Today was annual check-up day for my dogs, Chas and Shelby. As you may remember, Chas (formerly Billy Joel) is the border collie mix I adopted from TDL last summer. He’s the one that got me started working in rescue. When […]

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Miss Congeniality, the Gentle Border Collie Girl ~ Adopted!

Adoption Update 10/3/12:  Carly is heartworm negative on the slow kill!!!  Woo Hoo! If there’s one thing I’ve learned in rescue, it’s this: You have to be flexible. Sometimes the dog you set out to save is not the one you come home with! Case in point … Friday, June 3, 2011: As you probably […]

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Echo the White Shepherd ~ Adopted

Last week Gisele received an urgent e-mail from Becky asking for her help.  It seemed that a Florida rescue had agreed to take a 10-month-old German Shepherd, the transport was leaving the next day, the the rescue had just pulled out.  Could we help?  Could we take the dog?  Becky has done so much for […]

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Cream Puff, the Corgi ~ Adopted

I apologize in advance for these short posts, but we’re a little short on time! Cream Puff is a tiny little love muffin, who was rescued by Amy Benz and flown to us by a volunteer pilot. She is currently being evaluated here in Deltona, and more information about her temperament will be shared soon. […]

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Boomerang the Agility Puppy-Adopted!

Boomerang is a stunning black lab puppy, smart and whip and ready to rumble! His owner was unable to keep him and so gave him to a friend. The friend must not have known much about lab puppies, because he kept Boomerang tied outside 24/7 on a 5-foot rope! Fortunately, our wonderful Betty lived nearby […]

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