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* Good Samaritan saves life of blind, deaf Fox Terrier – Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA –

A lovely, inspirational story to brighten your Friday…..

This little Fox Terrier has a number of serious issues, any one of which would cause many owners to give up on him – he’s blind in both eyes, deaf and has severe dental disease. Despite all this, Chloe DeGrate decided to keep Reily and give him the loving home he so desperately needed.


Source: – Good Samaritan saves life of blind, deaf Fox Terrier – Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA –

By Marianne Laquinto  |  June 9, 2016


The Craig’s List ad simply read: “7-year-old dog that needs a new home and love.” Chloe DeGrate, 28, was in search of a little Terrier to call her own for several months; having rescued three terriers in the past nine years, she longed for the loving companionship they provide. Upon seeing the Craig’s List ad, she responded immediately, and within two days the tiny dog, shivering and wrapped in a blanket, was delivered into her arms. The tiny, neglected Toy Fox Terrier, after bouncing from home to home, has finally found the forever home, love and care he waited for all of his life.

[Read the full article….]

Source: – Good Samaritan saves life of blind, deaf Fox Terrier – Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA –

* Good home needed for Henry – adorable puppy who doesn’t know he can’t see or hear – Yorkshire Post


Source: Yorkshire Post – yorkshirepost.co.uk

Published:  09:35 Thursday 03 December 2015

Henry, a 13-week-old Poodle-Cavalier crossbreed, can only make out dark shadows and is completely deaf.

Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

But the boisterous pup is now looking for a new home for Christmas after he was taken into care because his owner was no longer able to care for him.

Kathy Trout from West Yorkshire Dog Rescue, said: “He’s an extremely social puppy. He’s a charming little dog who is very funny and playful and he is amazingly cute.

“He’s quite able to understand and learn about an environment as long as things don’t move. He needs a stable, non-cluttered environment, so not somewhere where someone might put a bag down for him to walk into.

“Because of his breed he needs a lot of exercise and he will also need to live with another dog to follow around and to help guide him, because he is essentially living in a black world.

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Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

”Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

”Henry the Poodle-Cavalier cross breed who was born deaf and blind and is now in the care of West Yorkshire Dog Rescue. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Source: Yorkshire Post (yorkshirepost.co.uk)

* Devoted animal lovers’ unique sanctuary for disabled dogs (From Slough Observer)

Source: Devoted animal lovers’ unique sanctuary for disabled dogs (From Slough Observer)


By Francis Batt, Reporter | Wednesday 11 November 2015 | News

DEDICATED animal lovers Matthew and Christopher Young never meant to turn their modest terraced home into a sanctuary for sick and disabled dogs.

But it happened.

Now the Slough based pair, who have been in a civil partnership for nine years, have nicknamed their terraced home the Dogs Nobody Wants Sanctuary.


Their ‘housemates’ include Chance, who lived near the railway tracks in Romania and was hit by a train.

Matthew said: “She lost both her back legs and half a front paw.

“She thinks she is royalty and travels in her own pram. She can walk on her stumps but only on soft ground at home.”


Then there is Leah, whose spine was snapped when she was hit by a car. Her paralysed rear has to be supported by a special cart or ‘dog wheelchair’ and she can only use her two front paws.

Matthew said: “She can go incredibly fast. When she takes off I cannot keep up with her. She chases rabbits and pigeons.”


Suzy is still coming to terms with disability. She was hit by a car three weeks ago and her back legs were paralysed.

She has her own wheels too.


Matthew and Christopher also care for a deaf and blind dog called Leo, for Tom who was given two months to live when he came to them but is still around, Santa who is crippled by arthritis.

Others have come and gone.

How did it happen?

The couple began by taking on two German Shepherd dogs they had heard about ‘with problems’ who needed homes. One had been regarded as too aggressive, while the other had serious digestive problems.

They they spotted a story on Facebook, put up by the charity Safe Rescue for Dogs – about a dog called Rosu who had been kept in a cage for 10 years.

It was the beginning of a relationship with the charity, which specialises in rescuing sick or injured dogs in Romania. [Read the full article]


Source: Devoted animal lovers’ unique sanctuary for disabled dogs (From Slough Observer)

* Tracker dog charity bring a Beagle from Kent in a bid to sniff out deaf and blind dog Goochie – News – Wisbech Standard

Source: Tracker dog charity bring a Beagle from Kent in a bid to sniff out deaf and blind dog Goochie – News – Wisbech Standard

A tracker dog charity, that uses specially trained animals to find lost pets, has been on the search for missing blind and deaf dog Goochie.

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* Volunteers come forward to help in search for missing blind dog – Peterborough Telegraph

Source: Volunteers come forward to help in search for missing blind dog – Peterborough Telegraph

by: Mark Edwards  |  mark.edwards@jpress.co.uk

Published: 18:45  |  Friday 22 May 20152

Call Susan Harrison on 07702 287 055 if you spot missing Goochie.

Call Susan Harrison on 07702 287 055 if you spot missing Goochie.

Volunteers are gathering to help a devastated dog owner after her blind and deaf pet went missing.

Hearbroken Susan Harrison (49) has owned Goochie, a male Shiba Inu who is 16 years old and struggles to walk, for 16 years. She left him in a secure kennel in her partner’s garden in Thorney Dyke on Saturday (May 16) while they attended a wedding, but on their return Goochie was missing.

Susan said: “I feel lost and sick. I have had him since he was a puppy. We have been looking for him but now we hope residents will help us in our search. People have already been marvellous with many coming forward to help.”

She added: “He was safe and secure when we left him and I can’t believe he was able to break out. My fear is that he has been stolen.”

Since Susan set up a Facebook page to help in the search for Goochie – who is carrying an identity microchip – a number of people have offered their help. There have been possible sightings of Goochie reported at Bretton cemetery in Peterborough and one in the Chadburn area of Paston, Peterborough.

Susan has put up posters up in those areas, and at the Werrington Centre, appealing for information and has listed Goochie on the Dog Lost UK website.

Other dog owners came forward and have searched the cemetery area but with no further sightings of Goochie.

Susan added: “As soon as I put up the fact that he might be at Bretton Cemetery a woman cam forward and said she would take her dog and search the area. She was out for hours but had no luck.”

Following another possible sighting in Thorney Dyke Susan is organising searches there at 6am and 9am on Saturday (May 23) morning.

“We are going to search the Thorney Dyke area because one person contacted me to say they had seen him near the oil seed rape field there. Anyone who can help will be welcome. He is deaf and blind and can hardly walk. He is very nervous and I am so worried about him.”

If you can help please contact Susan on 07702 287055.

Susan has set up a Facebook called Lost Dog Goochie Shiba Inu.

If you want to join the search tomorrow (Saturday, May 23) or have seen Goochie please contact Susan on 07702 287055.

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* Have you seen blind and deaf spaniel Belle? | Evening Times

 
 
 
 
FEARS are growing for a deaf and blind dog which went missing on election night. 

Belle, 14, suffers from dementia as well as hearing and sight problems, and went missing on May 7 from her Newlands home.

The cute canine was last seen on Calderwood Road around 11pm that evening.

Owners Linda McConville and daughter India have been frantically searching for their beloved pooch for more than a week, and are now appealing to the public for help.

They have contacted the police and animal sanctuaries and charities in their bid to find the elderly Tibetan spaniel.

Linda said: ” It’s heartbreaking.”

This has been a week and a half from hell.

“She was out in the front garden on election night, she usually just shuffles up and down and sometimes crosses the road at the park, goes down to the postbox and back up again.

“My husband went to get her and she had vanished. It was after 11. I don’t know if someone has lifted her if she looked lost.

“We have scoured every street, every vet, police station, cat and dog home, and there is no sign of her.”

The search for the beloved family pet has already extended beyond Glasgow, with dog lovers in England and America sharing the family’s plea on social media.

Linda added: “Everyone has just been so helpful and kind, but we just want to find her safely.”

hannah.rodger@eveningtimes.co.uk
@HannahwritesHT

Source: Have you seen blind and deaf spaniel Belle? | Evening Times

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* Blackmailers threaten Bristol owner with chopping up her lost, blind dog | Western Daily Press

Source: westerndailypress.co.uk

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: April 24, 2015
By Katie Pavid


Vivienne Garton, top, whose dog Ben, above, is missing Main picture: Barbara Evripidou

Vivienne Garton, top, whose dog Ben, above, is missing                 Main picture: Barbara Evripidou


A woman whose partially sighted dog went missing has been blackmailed after appealing for help to find him.

Vivienne Garton received messages from strangers saying they would cut up her beloved pet up if she did not stump up hundreds of pounds in ransom money. Continue reading

* Dogged rescue effort saves disabled Dunhill | Stuff.co.nz

Source: stuff.co.nz

MARIKA HILL
Last updated 20:56, April 4 2015

Dunhill relaxes after the four-day ordeal.

Dunhill relaxes after the four-day ordeal.

A deaf, blind dog seemed to be up against the odds when he became lost in mangroves, but thousands of animal lovers came to his rescue. Continue reading

* Blind golden retriever brings smiles to the faces of everyone he meets – Mirror Online

Source: mirror.co.uk

15:21, 11 March 2015
By Nicola Bartlett

Smiley, who was born without eyes, is a therapy dog who visits hospitals, schools and care homes

Happy dog: Smiley cheers up residents at care homes with his bouncy personality

Happy dog: Smiley cheers up residents at care homes with his bouncy personality

A golden retriever named “Smiley” is living up to his name as a therapy dog brightening up the days of patients and nursing home residents.

But Smiley did not have the happiest start in life. Continue reading

* Help find missing deaf, blind dog | News Times – Newport, Oregon

Source: Newport, OR – News Times

Modified: Friday, Jun 20th, 2014

BY: ABBIE TUMBLESON

NEWPORT — Cake, a deaf and blind German shepherd from Newport, has gone missing.

His owner Kelly Walker and Cake were out walking near Big Creek Park on Thursday evening when the dog went missing.

The dog was previously shot in the head and dumped in the desert. Walker rescued Cake several years ago, and the pair now live in Newport.

A team of people and their search dogs from Adventurous K9, a local dog service, are currently out looking for Cake.

He was spotted near Big Creek Park Thursday about 10:45 p.m.

“He has partial hearing in one ear and would come if called, but he can’t tell what direction sound is coming from,” Walker said.

Cake typically responds to a whistle that Walker uses to get his attention when they’re out walking.

via News Times Help find missing deaf, blind dog.