When we took Hope into rescue, she was starved, emaciated, and neglected. She had been found at the bottom of a well, crying for help, and barely able to stand any longer. We were unsure if we would lose her, she was so weak! We feel there is a strong possibility that she may have also been abused, because when she first entered her southern foster's home, she would cower and cringe with any quick movements. There is no doubt that Hope has had a hard life, and we want nothing more for her to experience the GOOD life! Hope is a good girl who like snuggles and kisses. She is housetrained and leash trained. She will need someone with lots of patience and willingness to provide consistent rules and boundaries, simply because she is learning to trust again, and consistency builds trust. When Hope first came into rescue, she did not know what toys were, or how to play. It broke our hearts to hear that she didnt even know the simplest pleasure! Hope will require slow intro to the home if other dogs are present, and should be fed away and seperate from the other dogs in the home. She is working on her socialization skills, so this is a must at this time. She is a good girl, who just needs a chance to learn what it is like to be part of a loving family and doing fun things!
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