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Sasha

English Bulldog

Female, 5 yrs 11 mos
Omaha, NE
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(when grown) -
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Story
Sasha, the reigning monarch of her foster castle, is a six-year-old English Bulldog with a heart as big as her adorable wrinkles. In her ideal home, she would prefer to assert her regal status as the one and only fur child. Sasha, having grown up in the presence of kiddos, exudes a gentle and amiable demeanor, making her a delightful companion for families with older kiddos. This bulldog queen is not just about regality; she's a playful soul who revels in the joy of games and companionship, especially with adults.  Sharing food or toys are not her strong suit so small children won't fit into her perfect royal court.  Sasha is clear about her preferences. Despite her love for play, she staunchly opposes the idea of donning costumes. Her royal attire is her natural coat, adorned with the charm of her unique bulldog features. In the vast expanse of her backyard kingdom, Sasha assumes the role of a distinguished grazer, exhibiting a talent that could rival that of a goat. Her leisurely grazing adds a touch of charm to the royal landscape, creating a picturesque scene though leads to a bit of a joker-like mess with clean up later. Sasha's journey to health has been marked by resilience and care. She has undergone soft palate surgery and had her saccules removed, emerging from these medical interventions remarkably healthy. Her well-being is a testament to the attentive care she receives in her temporary castle. As the queen of her realm, Sasha invites those who would appreciate her royal presence to share in the joy of her company. Her castle should be a haven of love, playfulness, and, of course, the regal charm that only a bulldog like Sasha can bring.--Interested adopters would need to travel to the Omaha area with family members including furry friends to meet Sasha.  Her adoption fee is set at $300. ##1952489##
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Harvey

English Bulldog

Male, 7 yrs 4 mos
Omaha, NE
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Where do we even start with Harvey’s story? How about where it all began: out in rural Nebraska where he was found wandering late last summer. The beautiful people who found him couldn’t bear the thought of leaving him there, looking so very sad (see one of his very first pictures with them on the left). Though they already had four dogs, they knew he desperately needed help. Tincture of time, some trips to the vet (no chip), TLC and good food bring you to the Harvey in January (top right). When they initially reached out to us, they were unsure if he was deaf or just had tight canals from untreated infections. They mentioned he seemed to be blind in one eye (it has a sunken appearance) and the vet wondered if the damage had been caused by a beating. They got him from emaciated stray to the 60lb comfy as a clam pup you see in the final picture in his foster home. Harvey resource guards his food; we can’t fault him for that given how VERY skinny he was. Harvey recently began having seizures. His initial bloodwork at there vet looked ok but we have a lot of work to do with PAH to see if we can narrow down the root cause: head trauma? Lab abnormality? Epilepsy? More to come as he settles in with experienced fosters and meets the team at Papillion Animal Hospital. For now, we are grateful to the dog lovers who found him, nourished his belly and his spirits and then directed him to The Good Life! 3/13/24: Harvey is the sweetest gentleman that just wants to hang out. He is more than content making sure furniture doesn't run away. Hes an older guy who is just content relaxing with people or enjoying a nice calm hang. He enjoys walks or wandering the back yard to get fresh air and all the smells. He is by far the most mild mannered bully I have ever come across. Never worked up and just doesnt care. However, you get a big energy perk the moment he sees you grab his food bowl or hears the bag open. Just fine with all dogs and animals, usually just ignores them and finds his comfy spot. ##1969128##
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Drake

English Bulldog

Male, 1 yr 10 mos
Omaha, NE
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Good with kids, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Once upon a time, in a cozy cottage nestled amidst emerald meadows and fragrant blossoms, there lived a spirited young bulldog named Drake. With his bright white coat and eyes that twinkled with mischief, Drake was a bundle of joy just over two years old. Drake's enthusiasm bubbled over like a playful brook, filling the air with joy wherever he roamed. His long legs carry him on adventures both grand and small, and he has a peculiar penchant for perching atop the most unlikely places, like a noble flower adorning a royal table. Though mischievous, Drake is a well-mannered lad. He is potty-trained and adores the laughter of children, though his exuberance ,may sometimes lead to accidental tumbles and giggles.  But Drake has his quirks, like any noble creature. He is selective in his friendships, wary of those who match his own size or larger. Each potential companion will be carefully considered. Alas, Drake's joy has not been tempered by a significant hearing loss. His foster family showers him with love, ensuring he never feels alone in his nearly silent world. Drake's allergies are an annoyance which plague many a bulldog. His sensitive neck required gentle care, but Drake handles it all with stoic grace. Amidst life's challenges, Drake finds solace in one thing: play. He adores chasing after balls of all shapes and sizes, his bum wagging with delight as he frolicks. When the day's adventures are done, Drake finds comfort in the warmth of a two-legged friend's embrace, snuggled up on the couch for a well-deserved nap. ##1982993##
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Zayak

Siberian Husky

Male, Young
Omaha, NE
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
To adopt or for more information, please visit http://TaysiaBlue.com Hey, friend! I’m Zayak! Boy am I ready to meet you! I LOVE meeting people! I love to play, I love to excitedly greet people, I love to talk, but most of all I love to be loved. I’ve got some learning to do as I grow into my body and maybe outgrow my puppy tendencies. I would love to become part of your pack and learn all that you have to offer. I’m very eager to join a new family and hopefully make some new friends along the way! So please start your application for me, Zayak!    To adopt or for more information, please visit http://TaysiaBlue.com May 21, 2024, 7:57 pm
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Morgan

Siberian Husky

Female, Adult
Omaha, NE
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
To adopt or for more information, please visit http://TaysiaBlue.com Hello, I'm Morgan! I'm a large and lovely lady looking for a home to call my own. I have a few pandemic pounds to shed, but hey, who doesn't? I'm a pretty easy-going and friendly gal; I sort of go with the flow. Look into my remarkable eyes and we can start our adventure together. Apply to adopt me today!    To adopt or for more information, please visit http://TaysiaBlue.com May 21, 2024, 7:57 pm

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Catnip and Tails Rescue, Inc.

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Midlands Humane Society

1020 Railroad Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Pottawattamie County Animal Shelter

18670 Applewood Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Humane Pet Services LLC

19287 Conifer Lane, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue

527 Delong Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Promise 4 Paws

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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SOLAS

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Internet Miniature Pinscher Service

Throughout, NE 68183

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Reggie's Friends - Omaha

Omaha, NE 68183

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The Good Life Bulldog Rescue

2605 S 33 St, MAIL ONLY, Omaha, NE 68105

Pet Types: dogs

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