Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On Pups and Puppies

Abby Lab is happy just being at the "crash pad" with Mom and another new Stuffie (she loves her stuffies and for the most part gently carries them around and sleeps with them all piled on her bed).

When she came into rescue she had evidence of multiple litters of puppies. She's not purebred, there's a little flat coated retriever in her from her head shape and her fur. Probably bred with a purebred lab with the puppies passed off as pure but no papers with a good retriever linage. She has a great stance and point. As soon as she got old and heartworm positive she was dumped at a  high kill shelter.  I don't think she was "puppy mill" as she was quite socialized but she'd had probably borne several litters to make someone some money,  Getting her spayed was first thing. The scar did not grow fur back but she thrived and recovered from the often scary heartworm treatment.

At that point she was a permanent part of our family and couches in two homes.

I think she's comfortable where she is.

8 comments:

  1. Oh yeah...she is nice and comfy! We are so happy she found such a wonderful happily ever after home!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  2. Oh gurl, I loves my stuffies too!! My fav is my 'lambie' and my big bear and puppy. Hey, they make good pillows, no? ☺ I'm so glads you found your MOms! I can't imagine the world without your most beautiful face!
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  3. Hari OM
    Awwww Abby.... you need to watch out for lurking flashy beasts when you are snoozing!!! Sorry that you had to work so hard in your previous home, but you landed in a safe place and clearly mum loves you heaps - and rightly so! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

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  4. A spoiled rotten Lab, is a happy Lab! You are so fortunate, Abby, to have found your forever home.

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  5. Hey Abby!
    Wow, you look so gorgeous and happy with your stuffy! I love those too. Perfect napping pillows. BOL Sounds like life was a little rough, but you certainly ended up in a very wonderful place filled with love and joy. I'm so glad you're my blogging buddy.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Police Commish

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  6. She's RIGHT where she should be!

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  7. Yup, she doesn't look too stressed BOL!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  8. she is a super happy pup now... and a pup who owns a couch :o)

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