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01-29-2012, 12:15 PM
Location: Katy, Tx
Dogs Name: Kai (RIP), Koa, Siri & Chloe (shep x)
Titles: Koa-STAR Puppy, RN, CA, CGC, Chloe-CA,CGC, Siri-AKC Champion, CAX, DockDogs BAJJ
Dogs Age: 2 years, 16 months, 4 years
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Chloe CGC (and a few pix!)
2 years ago I stopped by the City of Houston shelter to evaluate a Doberman for the rescue I volunteer with. After evaluating the dog and arranging for him to be bathed before I took him home as a foster, I heard a little bark in the kennel run next to him.
She was completely hairless and bloody from sarcoptic mange with cute little floppy ears. Her kennel card said she was a 10 week old lab mix. For whatever reason, probably her terrible condition, I asked the kennel tech about her. He said they had been calling her "Mangey Puppy" and despite her obvious condition she was very sweet and curious. Then he said words that about killed me, "She is to be euthanized at 3pm today." I looked at my watch and it was already 2:15! "Load her up and give me some foster paper work...she's not dying today," I said.
After 2-3 weeks of mange dips and good food, her coat started coming in beautifully. She was a gorgeous blonde with black, shepherd-like markings. Her ears were sort of floppy, but only the tips. And boy, was she a trouble maker!
About a month later, imagine my surprise when I came home from work to a dog with pointy shepherd ears!! They were huge!
Today, that "mangey puppy" is named Chloe
and yesterday she passed her CGC!
She has been a permanent resident since she got here. I was only fooling myself with that foster paperwork.
I lovingly refer to her as my "golden shepherd" but she truly believes she's all Doberman!
RIP Kai 3/19/2001 - 11/8/2011
Koa RN, CA, CGC
Siri AKC CH, CAA, DockDogs National BAJJ
Chloe CGC, 1 leg towards CA
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01-29-2012, 12:19 PM
formerly known as moona
Dogs Name: Indy, Roxy and Dexter
Titles: Roxy - CGC
Dogs Age: Indy (9/7/04), Roxy (4/7/07), Dexter (2/27/11)
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Congratulations to you and Chloe!!
Great pictures - she is beautiful.
ETA - the puppy pic wouldn't load the first time I looked at this thread. WOW - that is a cute little face that grew up to be a very beautiful lady!
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01-29-2012, 12:20 PM
Dogs Name: Vega, Rudy, Lily, Strider(2005-2011)
Titles: Professional Snoozers
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Such a beautiful story. Sniff. Good work!
CH ConnQuest Lay Your Hands On Me. Call name Vega
CH BRUDA Catch A Rising Star. Call name Rudy
LONGATE'S Tiger Lily. Call name Lily
CARA'S Ranger of the North. Call Name Strider - March 6, 2005 - October 28, 2011 RIP
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01-29-2012, 12:21 PM
Location: Woodford, Virginia, US.
Dogs Name: Juno vom Langraf & Moon the rescue!
Titles: Juno: IPO, flyball, UKC conformation training. Moon: flyball, TDI. OB training.
Dogs Age: July 10th 2011, May 12th 2012.
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Congrats mangey puppy!
Amanda, Juno v Landgraf, & Moonshine the rescue albino.
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01-29-2012, 05:58 PM
Location: Long Island, NY
Dogs Name: Min-Pin: RIP Duchess,Mini Schnauzer: Jack,Dobe: Foxfire's Take'n By Surprise "Sabrina"
Dogs Age: 1/5/98-5/18/11, 6/20/07, 9/24/08
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Very pretty girl! Sounds like you two were meant to be together. Congratulations.
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01-29-2012, 08:01 PM
Location: Northern New Jersey
Dogs Name: Harvey (Dobe-RIP), Lucy (Dobe), Gidget (Aussie)
Titles: Lucy: AKC CH, BN, RN, CGC, WAC; Gidget: In intensive training for future competition!
Dogs Age: Harvey 12/01/00 - 10/13/09; Lucy 8/3/09; Gidget 9/10/12
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Congratulations! What a beautiful story. And she is a beautiful girl!
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01-29-2012, 08:41 PM
Dogs Name: Indy
Dogs Age: 7/4/08
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Congrats! She's so pretty.
Elaine Dragon Slaying Doberman's Inc. Member #095
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01-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Dogs Name: Emily
Titles: CGC, RN, RA, RE, CD
Dogs Age: July 11, 2009
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She is just beautiful! If you dipped with demodex, be glad. The sarcoptic mange dip is awful! Smells like rotten eggs and leaves the coat feeling like steel wool.
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01-30-2012, 12:07 AM
Dogs Name: Zelda(siberian husky), Optimus Prime(doberman)
Titles: CGC, Certified Therapy Dog
Dogs Age: 7, 4
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Love the story, what a great find, and congrats on the CGC!
01-30-2012, 10:33 AM
Dogs Name: Shanoa; Richter (Glengate's Mountain Fortress CA); RIP Simon
Titles: CGC, Daddy's herzhund; CA
Dogs Age: d.o.b 11/28/2008; d.o.b. 7/13/2012
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What a wonderful story, and she's a lucky girl. Beautiful, too. We'd take some more pictures, if you have some to share!
Richter & Shanoa
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