Foothill Dog Rescue


THAT IS MY NICKNAME, THE CHILLOW. THE FOOTHILL DOG RESCUE HAVE A SPECIAL POP IN NEED OF A NEW HOME. THE THREE-MONTH-OLD PUP MAY BE PERFECT FOR YOUR FAMILY. REPORTER: I AM MAKING A LOT OF NEW FRIENDS THIS MORNING. THIS IS MIGHTY AND THIS IS BETTY. AS YOU CAN SEE MIGHTY HAVE A WHEELCHAIR BECAUSE HIS BACK LEGS DO NOT WORK. YOU GUYS GOT THEM FROM A FAMILY IN SANTA CRUZ, WHAT HAPPENED? THEY HAD AN ACCIDENT A LITTER AND MIGHTY AND ANOTHER SIBLING WERE THE ONLY SURVIVORS. HE HAS SPINA BIFIDA. FOUR WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR A FAMILY THAT WOULD ADOPT HIM? IT IS A LIFETIME DISABILITY AND HE WILL NEED TO BE IN A WHEELCHAIR FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE. HE CAN DO EVERYTHING IN A NORMAL DOG CAN. REPORTER: HE IS ADORABLE. YOU ARE LOOKING AT HIS FOSTER FAMILY RIGHT HERE. WHAT TYPE OF FAMILY WOULD BE BEST FOR MY BE? THEY HAVE TO BE AT HOME THE MAJORITY OF THE TIME. HE DOES NEED A LOT OF TIME SPENT WITH HIM AND HE LOVES TO PLAY AND BE A DOG. WHEN HE IS OUT OF THE CHAIR HE WILL SCOOT AND THAT CAN CAUSE WOUNDING IN HIS LEGS. THAT NEEDS DAILY CARE. REPORTER: SO HE REALLY NEEDS SOMEONE WHO CAN DONATE A LOT OF TIME. IF YOU HAVE ADOPTED AN ANIMAL BEFORE THERE IS SOMETHING CALLED THE THREE THREES. IT IS A REALLY CRITICAL TIMEFRAME FOR A DOG IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT. THE FIRST THREE DAYS IS ALL ABOUT DECOMPRESSION. WE LIKE TO HAVE A DOG BE ABLE TO OBSERVE AND LEARN THE COMINGS AND GOINGS, THE NOISES IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT. ADRENALINE STAYS REALLY HIGH. AFTER THAT FIRST THREE WEEKS IS WHERE THEY ARE GETTING READY TO LEARN THE FAMILY. IT IS REALLY CRITICAL HOW WE HANDLE THAT WITH A LOT OF STRUCTURE AND MANAGEMENT AND NOT OVERWHELMING. BY THREE MONTHS WE ARE SEEING WHAT WE CALL REAL BEHAVIORS. WE REALLY KIND OF KNOW THE DOG ABOUT MORE, THE DOG KNOWS THE RESIDENT DOG A LOT MORE. YOU ARE ABLE TO DECIDE WHERE DO I NEED TO DO ADDITIONAL TRAINING. REPORTER: MIGHTY IS SO CUTE AND YOU CAN SEE HIM PLAYING WITH HIS LITTLE FRIEND, BETTY. YOU GUYS ARE HAVING AN ADOPTION EVENT THIS SATURDAY. WE HAVE A BIG EVENT AUGUST 18 FROM 5-10 AT OUR ADOPTION CENTER. IT IS A BIG FUNDRAISER SO WE CAN GET THINGS LIKE A WHEELCHAIR FOR MIGHTY. WE REALLY WELL I ON THAT FUNDRAISER TO BE ABLE TO SUPPORT MEDICAL DOGS LIKE MIGHTY. THAT IS AUGUST 18 AT THE FOOTHILL DOG RESCUE. REPORTER: THIS SATURDAY THERE IS AN ADOPTION EVENT. IF YOU ARE WATCHING AND THINKING OF MIGHTY, WHERE IS THAT HAPPENING? WE ARE LOCATED AT 4131 S. SHINGLE ROAD IN SHINGLE SPRINGS FROM 12-3 YOU CAN COME DOWN AND MEET HIM AND WE CAN GO FROM THERE. REPORTER: AND THEY WILL GIVE YOU ALL THE INFORMATION SO YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO FOR THIS LITTLE GUY.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *