Ruff Ruff! My name is Tanai
|Breed:||Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix||Color:||Brindle||Age:||Adult|
|Size:||Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)||Sex:||Female||ID#:||5557947|
I am already spayed and up to date with shots.
Shepherd, female, 5 yrs old, 45 lbs.
“Tanai”(means Skinny in the Irish - Gaelic
Shepherd, female,5 yrs old, 50 lbs.
*** The last pic is when we first rescued her and how thin she was***
Tanai was rescued in Ensenada on one of our volunteer rescue missions. She had spent most her life tied up on a chain outdoors w/out food, shelter or even water outside of a house in Ensenada Mexico. We drove by her and could not believe the appalling condition she was in so we emptied out an entire bag of food for her and then set off to do some investigation on her situation. We found out that her owners had already been approached previously by a local rescue in Ensenada and refused to surrender her as they contended she was “just fine and being fed”. So, Open Arms Rescue decided to give it a try and went to speak to the owners. We insisted they surrender her as she was skin and bones and totally neglected and starved. So after discussions the owners willingly surrendered her to us. We brought her to the San Diego severely underweight and dehydrated from being starved. We had blood tests done on her and she is in the normal levels! We put her on a good diet and supplements to aid in putting on weight. She has now come a long way and is filling out beautifully. She is very very friendly and just wants so badly to be loved. It getting cases like this and turning them around that give us the greatest rewards!
This youtube is when we first rescued her in Enseneda and took her to be examined and quarantined at a local fellow rescue we work with down there.
Our adoption fee through our rescue covers the dog being fully vaccinated, micro-chipped and spayed/neutered, dewormed and flea treated. Please call 760-470-7643 Or email us at email@example.com or stop by our website and fill out an online application at www.openarmsrescue.org
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We operate foster homes all over San Diego county and are currently seeking more foster homes to help with the many dogs in need. In foster care the pet learns not only to trust that food and water are a daily occurrence, but also learns about life in a home. Instead of waiting to be adopted from a barren holding pen, foster animals get a head start in a therapeutic environment where they transition from uncertainty through consistency and gentle care. It is often the first kindness these animals have known. This is the point at which the homeless pet is truly rescued; when they are rehabilitated both physically and physiologically and placed into a loving, responsible and permanent home.
The foster family not only prepares the rescue for home life, but is also able to inform prospective adopters all about the personality of the foster pet. The foster person can pass along information for the adopter, such as whether the dogs are good with kids or cats and whether they will need an active home or a quieter home. Within the foster home the animals' confidence and trust builds. We post our dogs on Petfinder.com, Craigslist and 1800-save-a-pet, so they do get a lot of exposure.
Are foster animals healthy?
None of the animals we place in foster care have transmissible illnesses. They have all been fully vaccinated prior to being released to the foster family. In fact, most of the dogs we rescue are not in need of medical attention, but some do need special care.
Is fostering an animal expensive?
Although we prefer that foster families provide food, we will be happy to donate food to those who need it. Many of our rescued pets simply need good food, a warm bed, consistency, and most of all, lots of love and affection.
We rescue all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages. Each foster person chooses the pet or pets they wish to help. But they must remain committed once they agree to help, As soon as the pet has received all the pre-adoption care it requires, he/she is ready to find its permanent home!
Before you decide to be foster person, consider whether you have the time. Foster pets are "special" and cannot be left alone for long periods of time. Also consider whether you have the support of the whole family and whether you will be able to "let go" when the perfect adopter comes along!
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