THEIR STORY:

From what we have been told, these two Danes belong to a man who went to jail for drugs. 

The two Danes then went to his father who was also doing drugs.

Another man saw an ad on kijji for chickens and when he went to the property was asked if he had any cocaine in exchange for two Danes/Dogs.

The man explained that he did not do drugs, saw the two Danes, paid $100, got his horse trailer and took the Danes. Kept them in his horse trailer for 24 hours and from there searched for a rescue to take them as he was not comfortable around them and did not know what to do for them. 

Donations to the long rehab care that these two Danes shall require can continue to be sent to: 

Liston Animal Hospital 613-591-0966

OR via PayPal to gwen@birchhaven.org 

OR via Email Transfer to contactbhrr@gmail.com

This is BHRR’s Sable, another BBBBB!

She is the second of the two Danes from the Drug Situation.

Her body condition is much better than BHRR’s Rion.

Her weight was 46.1kg(101.42 pounds) at LAH.

We suspect that she may be pregnant and per Dr. Liston, if she is, it is really early – less than 21 days.

As always, with our posts re: spaying dogs that are in the early stages of pregnancy……this post is not a discussion as to if it is or is not right to be spaying a dog if they are pregnant.

This Dane has clearly had litters in her past, and she is not that old herself…..~18 months or so.

AND she is not going to be having any more babies if, at all possible. There are so many dogs already in the world that need homes and many dogs are being put to sleep daily as there are not enough homes, that we do not need to be deliberately bringing into this world even more puppies.

We do not feel that Rescue dogs having babies is anything to celebrate and she has been scheduled for a spay.

During her exam, her Vet noted the many scars on her too. 

Like BHRR’s Rion, she will require a dental.

We did pre-op bloodwork as well as tested for heartworm plus tickborne diseases. Everything has come back fine on her.

Dr. Liston felt that she was healthy enough to begin her vaccine protocol also. 

She is also being de-wormed.

As with BHRR’s Rion, she could use a collar and an XL Costco Dog Bed to call her very own.

If anyone may consider her cause to support with a collar of her very own – with onepawtwopaw on a short break, we are purchasing our collars from an equally fabu place – Wigglebumz or an XL Costco dog bed, please let me know.

We continue to fight the good fight with BHRR’s Rion – no conclusive answers to date and his Vet Bills are close to $10,000. 

AND tomorrow, we shall be unpublishing our page for a couple of days for tomorrow is the funeral for my sister Barbara.

AND to those that have been asking re: sending flowers etc., donations to a cause that means a lot to your heart is being asked for in lieu……

From our home to all of our friends, families and supporters, please hug your loved ones as often as you can now…..as tomorrow may never come for some…..

SHORT NOTICE:

I meant to post last night yet my mind was so focused on getting the two Danes, time slipped by…..

ISO: a BHRR Approved Volunteer who is available for 12:45 pm to meet me at Liston Animal Hospital.

Both of the Danes from the drug situation are scheduled to see Dr. Liston for 12:50 pm.

If an Approved BHRR Volunteer is free, please email me ASAP gwen@birchhaven.org or text 613-725-4279

Thanks in advance!

AND thanks to all that have made lifesaving donations to date – will update right after their Vet visits and donations can also now be made directly to Liston Animal Hospital for their care:

613-591-0966

OR via PayPal to gwen@birchhaven.org

OR via email transfer to contactbhrr@gmail.com
*yes, a different address from PayPal

Thank you for helping us help them!! Posting the same pic as last night from Meg as I do not have new pics as of yet….

**UPDATE:**

Meg now has both Danes from the drug situation and is enroute.

The Male is in the worst shape per Meg.

Here is a pic….and if photos are said to put 20 pounds on, he is in dire straits.  Per Meg ‘this is so bad.’ 

I have Vet appointments made for tomorrow yet, if need be, will take them direct to emergency tonight.

If, anyone may have some change to spare to assist in what will be a very long medical, physical rehabilitation, let alone their emotional healing journey, donations can be made:

PayPal to gwen@birchhaven.org

OR via email transfer to contactbhrr@gmail.com
*note, there are two different addresses depending on method of donation*

I promise to update ASAP and thank you to anyone that may consider their cause. 

Drive safe Meg….tell them they are already loved and that I am on my way!

*URGENT*

We have been working around the clock on an urgent situation with another group – 2 Danes from a drug situation. ETA to BHRR is tonight.

A man bought the two Danes for $100 to save them and has been keeping them in a horse trailer. However, this person is not comfortable around giants plus is not in a position to medically/behaviourally assist them. They need out ASAP.

They need urgent medical attention and this is a picture is of one of them – severely emaciated.

We are seeking emerge temp fosters for two of our current fully vetted & successfully rehabbed available for adoption dogs so I can bring these other two direct to me:

1) BHRR’s Sawyer – Saint/Pyr – good with cats/dogs
2) BHRR’s Miss Holly – BoxerX – good with dogs, no small animals

Please email gwen@birchhaven.org if YOU ARE a BHRR Approved Home – any Approved adoptive home is also a BHRR Approved Volunteer!

This is extremely URGENT!

Thanks in advance….

*NOTE: We are not seeking new applications for consideration. We are seeking already approved BHRR Volunteers!*

BHRR EVENTS

NOTICE: UPCOMING BHRR EVENTS:

BHRR ONLY books 4 Community Education & Public Awareness Events Per Year

1. Our 12TH ANNUAL BHRR Microchipping / Nail Trim / BBQ Fundraising Event 
Seeking 25 more BHRR APPROVED Volunteers to assist that day. Please EMAIL

2. We have been invited back to Critter Jungle – Carling Avenue for their Dirty Dawg Wash & Car Wash!
Saturday August 17th, 2019
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Dog Washes: $15
Cars: $10
Trucks: $15
Special: Dog/Car: $20
Special: Dog/Truck: $25
Seeking 6 more BHRR APPROVED Volunteers to assist that day. PleaseEMAIL

3. We are back at Pet Valu Stittsville – 1250 Main Street – for their annual THANKS FOR GIVING Weekend Event!
Saturday October DATE TBA from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday October DATE TBA from 11 AM – 4:00 PM

Dog Baths – $10
We shall also be doing nail trims & Ear Cleanings – $10
Seeking 5 more BHRR APPROVED Volunteers to assist Saturday and/or Sunday. Please EMAIL

4. We have been invited back to Pet Valu Hazeldean! – This shall be our last Community Education/Awareness Event of 2019
Saturday November 23rd, 2019
Time: 10 – 4 PM
Nails – Dogs, Cats & Exotics,
Dog Ear Cleanings – $10
Some Merchandise for Sale, Baked Goodies, Raffle Basket & MORE!
We are collecting Empties & Canadian Tire $ That Day
Seeking 4 more BHRR APPROVED Volunteers to assist that day. Please EMAIL

5. ONGOING – On February 21st, 2013, I received a most delightful and touching email from a woman named Allie MacAlister that is so very active in helping others

She is extremely talented and more lovely than any words can ever be put down on paper and she has wonderfully surprised me with the very stunning and unique artful creation of an Irish Wolfhound, inspired by our Bunker Dude. She is calling it ‘Art For A Cause’.

The Wolfhound Cù Sìth

10% of sales of her products will come to BHRR!

*You can purchase t-shirts, mugs, mousepads, totes, greeting cards and SO much more! She will be adding products regularly.

The Wolfhound Cù Sìth