Louise 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, Thelma. 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, Louise and Thelma 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. Louise is now leash trained, knows many commands and is much more confident and secure. Louise is full of life and wants to please. She absolutely loves to run and play…especially with other dogs! She loves being petted and being near you. Louise has had a hard life and is looking for a fun, loving forever home. Please consider Louise (…and possibly her friend, Thelma).
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