Thelma was found running the streets in Houston, Texas on a hot summer day in June. She was on the lam with her partner in crime, Louise. They were both collarless, without chips, covered in flees and missing large amounts of hair, suffering from skin conditions, lesions and blisters, dehydrated, frail and most of all…scared! When I was finally able to persuade them to get into my car by throwing Vienna sausages inside, they immediately collapsed on the backseat from exhaustion. I immediately took them to my vet to deal with their pressing health issues.
After 5 months, Thelma and Louise are in excellent health, spayed and up to date on their vaccinations. They have even been sent out to train with one of Houston’s preeminent dog trainers, Matt Bryant A.K.A. “The Texas Dogfather”. Both of them are doing exceptionally well. Thelma is now leash trained, knows many commands and is much more confident and secure, but needs an owner with experience with strong personality breeds. She has come such a long way, but in order for her to remain secure and confident she will need an owner that will continue with simple and daily leash training. Thelma is full of life and wants to please. She absolutely loves to play (…mostly with anything that bounces!), being petted and being near you. Thelma has had a hard life and is looking for a fun, loving forever home. Please consider Thelma (…and possibly her friend Louise).
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