Pia is doing so well. Her background clearly involved a kind household where she was handled gently and often, despite the apparent neglect of her teeth. Perhaps an elderly owner passed and a family member took her over but wasn't able to care for her. She is happy to be handled, not at all needy and enjoys sitting in an open crate on her own. She doesn't whine and seems to enjoy exploring the backyard on her own (even tho I am secretly just a couple of yards away shadowing her.) She's confident and gets along with the other dogs. Despite her blindness, she is very adoptable and will make a sweet and loving companion for the right forever family!
This lovely lady is Miss Pia Pidove. Pia was found by a Good Samaritan in a office complex parking lot. Our Samaritan recognized immediatly that Pia was frightened and vision impaired. Her first concern was getting little Pia off the street and into a safe place, then she reached out to DREAM for help. She knew becoming a DREAM Dachsie would be Pia's best hope for a healthy and satisfying life. Once we got Pia into our veterinary clinic, it was determined that she's only 6 - 7 years old. Sadly, her teeth are in horrible shape which will require some costly dental work; but DREAM is committed to providing this sweet girl the care she needs and deserves. Pia is (light) HW positive, but we know she'll easily beat that with time and great care . Unfortunately there is nothing that can be done about her vision impairment, the result of her double dapple breeding, but you can be sure, it doesn't impede her ability to love or be loved at all. Pia is settling in to her foster home where her foster parents will be learning more about her precious personality.
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