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Support Team Rusty
Rusty took the nation by storm last week. We wanted to clarify his story and thank everyone for their support! Swipe through to read and how to help!
After over 400 days, Rusty was adopted and surrendered back to our shelter 3 times. Rusty made national headlines as the dog that “nobody wanted”. Rusty’s beautiful coat and adorable eyes stole the hearts of so many kind and optimistic people. However, Rusty is not perfect. No dog is.
The last family that adopted Rusty returned to the shelter the next day in tears. Rusty had nipped at them and they decided that he would not be a good fit in their home with small children. Rusty is dog-selective and experiences stranger danger. He is not the easy, cute, and cuddly dog that people imagine. And that’s okay! It was a difficult decision, but the family did the right thing by bringing Rusty back.
Our Executive Director, Dr. Paula, explains that our team sees it, “as a new opportunity for the animal. Every day or week out for the dog, and we get to learn more about that dog. We have a responsibility not to send that dog home with the wrong family.”
💛 Good News!
Our amazing non-profit rescue partner, Pearl’s Place, was able to take Rusty home to decompress and wait to find his furever home. We are so incredibly happy and thankful for them and everyone’s support with Rusty! Don’t forget, we have lots of other dogs at our shelter, and in every shelter in the country, who still need your help!
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Credits to Patch.com for portions of their interview and article regarding this story! Check out their article here: https://patch.com/texas/waco/rusty-s-lesson-what-you-can-learn-unadoptable-texas-dog
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Pearl was a 12+ year old yellow Labrador Retriever that my daughter and I pulled from the Harker Heights, TX shelter the day before she was to be euthanized. Pearl lived with us and loved to be in the shop until she passed away, 4 years after she was rescued.
Pearl’s Place was started so that Senior and other special needs dogs would have a place to recover or spend the rest of their lives.
Even though I do not consider myself a writer, I will be blogging about my rescue and dog experiences.
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This local rescue is one we work very close with. Pearl’s Place takes in and fosters dogs with special needs or skin issues for them. We help to restore health both physical and mental and then Journey Home finds them the perfect Forever Home.
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