BHRR’s Baby Kaos is getting ready for Halloween! Not Yet Available For Adoption!

Remember to have safe Halloween practises for a happy Halloween for pets & kids!

NOTE: BHRR shall be closed for the intake of adoption applications and shall not approve adoptions from Monday the 24th of October to Tuesday November 1st inclusive.

We do not adopt out around the Halloween season and many others Rescues, shelters, pounds etc. have also begun to follow a similar protocol.

We do not believe it is in the best interest of the animals in our program, especially for dark coloured dogs.

During this time, BHRR is available 24/7 as always for requests for assistance of animals in need.

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We have been thinking of moving BHRR’s Dune to an approved Temp Foster home, a home a bit more quieter than ours.

He shall be heading that way shortly!

We are just 5 SLEEPIES away to our biggest Fundraiser Event of the year. 馃檪 July 10th!

Thank you to everyone that is making this a most promising and exciting event again for 2016!

What has traditionally been the largest microchip fundraiser in Canada!

Kanata Animal Hospital’s 9th ANNUAL Microchip, Nail Trim & BBQ Fundraiser!

There shall also be ear cleaning, a silent auction table, baked goodies for humans, doggie treats, Canine Water Wellness shall be there, Pet Valu shall have our dog cooling/treat station again in 2016, Pet photography, Face-painting and so much more!

Come meet some of the big dawgs of BHRR! 馃榾

No appointments necessary!
Rain or Shine!
9 AM – 4 PM
440 Hazeldean Road

Here is an update on what we are still needing:

BHRR is in search of the following items for our event for 2016!!!
Thank you in advance for any consideration!!
STILL ISO:
1) Volunteers to put up posters in their local community including training facilities, work, friends, family, neighbours etc. Please email contactbhrr@gmail.com
2) Donations of pop, bottled water, & small bags of chips.
3) NEED DRAW PRIZES! Please email contactbhrr@gmail.com
4) Bags of ICE! ICE! ICE!
5) Silent Auction Items
6) Human Bakers
7) Dog Treat Bakers
8) Gift cards – please email contactbhrr@gmail.com
9) Coolers to borrow for pop/juice/ice
10) Tables
11) Chairs
12) 1 more Tent – I have three, PV Stittville will have one, CWW will have one, Doogie will have one, The Maracle Family will have one.
***This event is such a great time!***

Here is the Facebook Event Page to join and stay updated! 馃檪

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***UPDATE: 27 NEW Items Added Tuesday March 22nd to the Facebook Silent Auction***

The detailed rules of this Silent Auction are posted in the first photo in this album.

As many are now aware, Sean has been diagnosed with a retro-peritoneal liposarcoma.

The current size of it is 8.2 cm x 10 cm x 21 cm. This is an extremely RARE cancer – less than 1%.

A short medical summary:

His third CT scan, this one on his chest has come back at this time clear of any enlarged lymph nodes and metastasis. His MRI not only confirmed that this was a complex surgery yet was even more complicated than once thought – ONLY two surgeries like he needs has ever been done to date by his two expert surgical oncologists.

His surgical team shall be upwards to 20 people now including his two surgical oncologists, his urologist and his ortho specialist plus supporting nursing team. His surgery is expected to be ~10-12 hours in length.

We now have a surgery date set of March 23rd.

We know that his one ureter is compromised, and that he may lose his one kidney. We know that he will have part of his colon removed and that his femoral nerve is at high risk of damage and./or removal. He will need to have his Psoas muscle completely removed and his Iliacus muscle will be partially removed.

He will also need to have the hernia repaired – the mass/tumour has herniated down his thigh and into his groin area.

They will send the whole mass/tumour off to histiopathology.

While we should be celebrating our 20th anniversary of operating BHRR, instead BHRR now faces an uncertain future. BHRR does not receive any corporate, provincial or federal government support. We operate on the kindness of donations, adoption fees and we do several yearly fundraisers. However, 60% of the payment towards BHRR’s expenses comes from the pockets of Sean and myself.

All of this is to say that we are not looking for sympathy or anyone to feel sorry for us.

Instead, what we are hoping to do to help ensure the future of BHRR is raise some monies to help with bills over the next three months for BHRR that we have always covered ourselves as Sean shall not be working and I myself am taking a month off without pay from my behavioural work plus shifts at the Hospital.

One way that we are hoping to cover bills is to do at least one Facebook silent auction. If anyone has an item or items that they would like to donate to this cause, please do email contactbhrr@gmail.com

If anyone wishes to make an independent monetary donation, they can do so via email transfer to gwen@birchhaven.org or via PayPal to gwen@birchhaven.org – Please use the ‘Friends & Family’ option so that we are not charged fees.

*The BHRR Auction will begin NOW
*The BHRR Auction will end at 9 PM EST on Sunday March 27th, 2016
*All bid prices are in Canadian funds.
*Bids must be done in $2.00 or Greater increments.

Any questions, please do email gwen@birchhaven.org or call (613) 725-4279

As many know, BHRR is a Great Dane & Giant Breed Rescue that focuses strongly on the special needs and has been around since 1996. We are federally registered and are an all Volunteer Rescue. We also work with Equines.

We have a second to none adoption success rate and also provide a safe haven for animals that are deemed unadoptable due to medical and/or behavioural reasons. BHRR also has a program that works with the homeless and their pets each XMAS – Operation D.O.G. – Donating our Goodness plus we have a Helping Haven of Hope and Happiness that works with women/children and their pets in domestic abuse situations. We have been operating these two programs for over 15 years as part of our way of continuing to help animals and people in our community.

We are a unique one of a kind program out there like none other.

While we should be celebrating our 20th anniversary of operating BHRR, instead BHRR now faces an uncertain future. BHRR does not receive any corporate, provincial or federal government support. We operate on the kindness of donations, adoption fees and we do several yearly fundraisers. However, 60% of the payment towards BHRR’s expenses comes from the pockets of Sean and myself.

With our wish to ensure that every penny that comes to BHRR goes direct to them for food and Vet bills or items of comfort like dog beds, Sean & I have been covering 100% exclusively all the rescue hydro bills -$1,040/month, Phone, Gas for transports, home-visits and vet visits etc. We cover almost 50% of all the food bills out of our own pockets – BHRR goes through almost 120 pounds of dog food a day. Vet Bills are the same.

As some are now aware, in September of 2015, my husband Sean was found to have a mass. It took until January of 2016 for the experts to diagnose said mass for he has an extremely rare cancer.

Sean has been diagnosed with a retro-peritoneal liposarcoma.

The current size of his mass is 8.2 cm x 10 cm x 21 cm. This is an extremely RARE cancer – less than 1%.

To further complicate matters, this mass has herniated down into his thigh and groin severely compromising his ureter and femoral nerve. He has had three CT scans of which his latest has shown that to date his chest remains clear of metastasis and his lymph nodes are not enlarged. His MRI has shown that his case is extremely complicated and the surgery he shall specifically require, scheduled for March 23rd has ONLY ever been done twice before by the two expert surgical oncologists assigned to him.

All of this is to say that we are not looking for sympathy or anyone to feel sorry for us.

Instead, what we are hoping to do to help ensure the future of BHRR is raise some monies to help with bills over the next three months for BHRR that we have always covered ourselves as Sean shall not be working and I myself am taking a month off without pay from my behavioural work plus shifts at the Hospital.

One way that we are hoping to cover bills is to do at least one Facebook silent auction. If anyone has an item or items that they would like to donate to this cause, please do email contactbhrr@gmail.com

If anyone wishes to make an independent monetary donation, they can do so via email transfer to gwen@birchhaven.org or via PayPal to gwen@birchhaven.org – Please use the ‘Friends & Family’ option so that we are not charged fees.

Since Sean’s mass was first discovered in September, BHRR has remained operating with top notch quality hosting successful events such as our annual creative ‘Dine with the Dogs’, BHRR mini Open Houses, BHRR ‘Private’ Experiences, community education and public awareness events and even our annual XMAS ‘Chain of Success’ Potluck.

We have successfully rehabbed and adopted quite a few dogs and assisted many other groups also during this time.

The quality and stellar standard of care of the animals’ in our care has continued without interruption and as the date nears for Sean and I to stop work as he prepares to head into his 10-12 hour surgery on the 23rd of March, it is time to now ask the BHRR village and our community to please consider helping us continue to help those in need of our programs so that we can get through the next 12 weeks.

We want BHRR to be around another 20 years and we hope that people will consider a donation to help with the expenses of the next three months.

BHRR has only taken in three new deserving dogs since January 2016 and hopes to continue with assisting more dogs once Sean’s surgery is over etc.

Thank you in advance for reading this novel….

This is a picture of my husband Sean….BHRR would not be here today without him and please do keep him in your best wishes.

We sincerely hope we can host a couple of successful auctions on with your help!!

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NOTICE:

BHRR shall be closed from Tuesday March 22nd, 2016 to Sunday April 3rd, 2016 inclusive to the intake of adoption applications for processing.

Any applications received during that time will be reviewed in the order that they were received as of Monday April 4th, 2016.

Thanks for your understanding!

COMING up in four sleepies! Saturday February 13th & Sunday February 14th!

BHRR’s Steam and BHRR’s Flame shall be with us on Saturday and Sunday’s BIG DAWGS are as of yet TBA!

This is our FIRST Community Education and Public Awareness event of 2016! We have not been out since November of 2015!

No appointments are necessary and we are microchipping Saturday and Sunday and more details can be found in the poster below.

Cats and Dogs have to be minimally 8 weeks of age.

Thanks Regan and PV Kanata for hosting us that weekend! So touched as always to have your support!

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BHRR’s Dune is AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION again.

UPDATE: we are on our way home.

This is not the right matched fit home for BHRR’s Dune. BHRR’s Dune’s proper mental/physical stimulation needs plus continued training requirements are not a good fit for this home. BHRR’s Dune is a young happy, healthy and active boy.

That right matched dog for this home is out there and that right matched fit home for BHRR’s Dune is out there!

BHRR’s Dune had another good experience and that is so important.

Thank you to the home for having us do this home-visit.

I knew going in that with almost complete certainty that an adoption would not be approved, yet as it was not 100% going in, the home-visit was a must.

Happy Sunday to all!

PS: our 3rd annual ‘Breaking Bills Bake’ Online Auction ends tonight @ 9 pm EST! Get your bids in!!

 

So, I go to check on Mason and BHRR’s Dune and I think they are all tucked in for the night!!

Good night to all of our friends and family…..

More soon…..

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We are here!! Safe!

Now at our fave haunt in this area for hotels and pets. They treat us really well and once again they did not charge me a ‘pet fee’.

They even opened up the room for me so I did not have to go inside to open up the patio doors and then outside to get the car and back inside etc.! The lovely person even put the heat on and stayed there until I got the car to the room.

BHRR’s Dune had a great drive down and is a bit unsure right now yet being a pro in the room. He is thinking Mason’s bed is a good place to feel comfortable……

I have promised BHRR’s Dune that if this is not the right matched home for him, then he will not stay. Only the best fit home for you my ‘Dune Duney’

He will tell us if he is feeling ‘home’ tomorrow at the home-visit.

Thank you to Sean and Kinsley for holding down the fort while I am away. So so so appreciative!!

We hope all our friends and family are having a safe, happy and healthy weekend as always!

Please do consider bidding in our 3RD Annual ‘Breaking Bills Bake’ Online Auction. It ends tomorrow at 9 pm EST. Your consideration would be so meaningful to BHRR’s Mavie!

Will update as we can tomorrow!

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AND we are on our way!!!

Will update once we reach our hotel! Just at a pit stop right now….

Keep BHRR’s Dune in your best thoughts!! The home-visit for a possible approved adoption for him is tomorrow.

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ISO: Bakers! Our 3rd Annual “Breaking Bills Bake’ Online Auction begins Saturday January 16th, 2016 and shall run through until Sunday January 24th, 2016!

We are in search of bakers for human and/or doggie treats for this unique online auction!

All items do not need to be baked until the end of the auction to ensure freshness!

Last year we had 41 amazing goodies up for grabs! We are hoping for an equally wonderfully successful fundraiser to help a most deserving dog in our Great Dane Rescue.

If anyone may consider donating a baked goodie to our creative fundraiser, please do email gwen@birchhaven.org Please do NOT post on this thread for your kind and generous offer may be missed!

All monies raised shall go towards BHRR’ Mavie’s Vet Bills. He was back at KAH on the 14th of December聽for a post op recheck and to exam the swelling that has begun to develop again on that left front leg of his. 聽He was back to not eating as well and dropping weight again. Clear signs that something is brewing…..

His had swollen lymph nodes yet was not demonstrating a fever. He is back on the Baytril 150 mg – 3 Tablets BID and that is a cost of almost $300 for just over 8 days. We are also running more bloodwork.

So, our Iron Man is not yet out of the woods………..

Thanks in advance for any consideration………

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BHRR’s Dune’s home-visit for a possible approved adoption is now scheduled for Sunday January 24th. We will update as we can!

Our first adoption application of 2016 received January 1st was for BHRR’s Dune!

Now that we are open and processing applications again (as of January 6th) after the Holiday Season, we have been working on BHRR’s Dune’s adoption application and he is now moving under a PENDING ADOPTION!

Keep him in your best wishes and thoughts!

BHRR’s Dune(AVAILABLE For Adoption) & Kinsley(12)
December 24th, 2015

A photo from our traditional XMAS Eve Photo shoot here at BHRR!

He adores her and her him! LOVE this photo!

We hope Santa is spoiling all rotten this holiday season!

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NOTICE:

BHRR does not adopt out during the XMAS season due to our position that it is not in the best interest of any new addition being added during such a busy, exciting and somewhat stressful time for many.

Quite a few other Rescues, Shelters, Pounds etc. have also begun to follow a similar protocol to what we have been doing for so many years.

Our XMAS Shut down period for this year is from Thursday December 17th, 2015 to Tuesday January 5th, 2016 inclusive.

Any applications received during this time will be processed/reviewed on Wednesday January 6th, 2016!

During this time, BHRR is available 24/7 as always for requests for assistance of animals in need and will do intake.

Thank you for your continued understanding 鈥 The BHRR Team

BHRR’s 8th ANNUAL ‘JUST IN TIME FOR XMAS’ Online Auction has now begun!

Runs through to Thursday December 3rd @ 8 PM EST!

Over 50 items listed to date and some more to come!

Please consider helping us help BHRR’s Mavie!

If anyone has any items that they would like to donate, please do email gwen@birchhaven.org FOR we would be so appreciative. We only host 5 planned Fundraisers a year and BHRR’s Mavie is going to deeply benefit from all money raised in this auction.

He has his surgery scheduled to remove that left front leg implant on Tuesday November 24th with his wonderful ortho specialist. He had a sudden rejection/infection to that left implant recently and now that the Baytril(almost $600 for 16 days worth of treatment) has worked its magic on the infection, he is ‘good to go’ for surgery!

It SOON shall be time! You have been asking and patiently waiting…..get your thinking caps on!

It shall soon be time to sign-up for our 4th(FOURTH) ANNUAL GIVE it 鈥楿P鈥 4 Autumn Event!

The deserving BHRR doggie in 2015 to benefit from this one-of-a-kind unique Fundraiser is BHRR’s Baby Kaos. Past years have seen BHRR’s Lord Stafford, BHRR’s Breen and of course, BHRR’s Autumn benefit from the kindness of others!

This Fundraiser shall run from Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 @ 12:01 AM to Tuesday November 17th, 2015 @ 11:59 PM.

WHAT will you consider to ‘give up’ for 14 days to help BHRR’s Baby Kaos?’

Please do EMAIL us contactbhrr@gmail.com with what you are ‘giving up’ to participate! We hope you may join us in ‘giving something up’ to help raise monies for BHRR’s Baby Kaos!

In the past some have given up treats or coffee and put that money away to donate, others are giving up what the money they would have spent on lessons such as riding or tennis(or putting the equivalent in a jar to donate!) AND, others have put in their jar, donations for cravings that they have – chocolate, cigarettes etc. Feel free to be creative!

More information to be found on the poster below and here is the link with all the details!

Thank you Barry for this outstanding poster!

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Come VISIT us at PV Stittsville(1250 Main Street, Stittsville) for some HOWL-O-Ween Fun!

Saturday October 24th 10:00 AM 鈥 4:00 PM &
Sunday October 25th 11:00 AM 鈥 4:00 PM
Dog Baths $15,
Nails $10,
Ear Cleaning $10,
Microchips $40聽including registration – Cats/Dogs must be minimally 8 weeks of age
Merchandise for Sale!
Visit some of the 鈥榖ig dawgs鈥 of BHRR! Dogs TBA
*No Appointments necessary!
RAIN OR SHINE!

**BHRR is still in search of a few approved Volunteers to lend a hand Saturday and/or Sunday! Please email contactbhrr@gmail.com if you can help!**

All monies raised shall go towards paying off our current accumulated Vet Bills for amazing deserving dogs like BHRR’s Kaos, BHRR’s Raven and just this past week BHRR’s Porridge.

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NOTE:

From Monday October 19th to Monday November 2nd, 2015 inclusive, BHRR will not be open for adoptions or the intake of adoption applications.

We do not adopt out around the Halloween season and many others Rescues, shelters, pounds etc. have also begun to follow a similar protocol.

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We do not believe it is in the best interest of the animals in our program, especially for dark coloured dogs.

During this time, BHRR is available 24/7 as always for requests for assistance of animals in need.

BHRR’s Dune – GDx(Possible Rhodesian Ridgeback) – 100% handsome! (~14 months of age)

He has his own special announcement to make!

He is now AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!

He is a smaller ‘giant’, hanging around 85-90 pounds right now. So unique, beautiful temperament, rock solid and an extremely balanced dog. He is such a hoot! A big ham!

He is 100% housebroken, another pair of gorgeous eyes on this boy!, he has learned to share nicely and is crate trained.

His obedience has come a LONG way and he is getting better and better. His recall is excellent!

Good with all people and dogs and has had limited exposure to cats. Was ok, yet, as always, integration was key and so important.

His vice is jumping still. Not as much as he once did yet, he will sometimes still ‘forget’ himself and jump up to say ‘hello.’.

The only thing that has made him nervous is the camera lens. This was a common theme on his transport to BHRR and during this professional photo session, compliments of the ever talented and generous Liz Bradley!

He can go to a home that works ft, pt, from home, semi-retired or is retired. Another incredible versatile BHRR dog!

He loves to travel in the car and stick his nose out the window when it is open a bit. No full windows open for us!

He would excel in obedience or agility for he is always jumping the half door we have in our home.

He is so flashy when he moves….so lovely to watch him!

A dog that once was emaciated and slated for death in a very high kill shelter now has an amazing full of potential future ahead of him…..the way he always should have had from the beginning!

Proud of you DUNE! So very much……you have been a true treat to have with us!

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NOTICE: BHRR shall be closed from today to Wednesday September 23rd, inclusive. Our facebook page shall also be unpublished during that time for thanks to an incredible angel dream team network of our solid top notch beautiful strong village and community, we are making a dream come true for an extremely special young lady.

Any adoption applications that come in during this time shall be processed in the order they arrive upon the re-opening of BHRR.

ONLY urgent requests for assistance shall be replied to as we are here 24/7 to help the Danes and other Giants in need! All non urgent matters will be addressed upon the re-opening of BHRR.

Requests can be emailed to gwen@birchhaven.org or contactbhrr@gmail.com or text to 613-725-4279 or calls can be made to the same number.

For any offers of items for our September 26th Annual Dine With THE BHRR DOGGIES Event, – looking for brochures, pens, pencils, key chains, promo materials for 40 Loot bags – AND more auction items, please do email gwen@birchhaven.org We would be beyond grateful for any consideration to our cause.

We are a small group and host very few planned fundraisers a year and would embrace any gift certificates or other items for human, animal – cat, dog, horse, bird etc. – with such sincere gratitude plus appreciation. Thank you from our hearts in advance!

We are also going to stop our unique 2016 BHRR calendar sales at this time. If you have not yet ordered yours, we shall see if we have any left when we re-open to be purchased.

I leave all with this great photo of BHRR’s Salem below from her special picnic play date with the Maracle family! Thank you for the photo!

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Someone is settling in well, BHRR’s Dune! Here he is with Lion King BHRR’s Pumbaa, an awesome DDB in our Haven program.

He will receive his boosters within the next couple of weeks, we will do his bloodwork for heart-worm plus tick borne diseases and with a bit more training, he will be ready to make his own special announcement. Yay!

He has learned that we do not lift our leg in the house… He has learned that we share water bowls and also to share Gwennie… AND, the jumping is to a minimum now. The muscle tone that he has been developing! He is one lean muscled stunning boy.

For those who know the size of my four month old Great Dane ‘Salt’, BHRR’s Dune is the same height. He is a gorgeous, nicely in proportion boy and a poorly bred single breed Dane I think not at all, possibly Rhodesian Ridgeback in there also with the Dane yet, as always, it does not matter….he is affectionate, happy, loves everyone and, is bombing along his rehab!

He is hanging around 70 pounds right now and putting the weight on well and, maybe he top off around 80 pounds. He is about 18 months or so and truly has been a treat to have here!!

Any right matched forever loving home that applies to adopt him is going to be getting one heck of an awesome dog!

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This Saturday!

Global Pet Foods – Hintonburg very kindly asked if we would do one of our popular mini microchip clinics at their location and we shall be at their lovely location

Saturday August 22nd from 10 am – 4 pm!
*No appointments necessary

*Microchips $40 includes registration
*Nails $10
*Ear Cleaning $10
*Face Painting and Feathers by the ever talented and kind Dee Dick
*Famous Pooch Smooch Red Carpet Sessions $5
*Merchandise from sale
*Some baked goodies

We are still ISO: Three approved BHRR Volunteers to help out this day! Please email contactbhrr@gmail.com if interested!

THANK you Global Pet Foods – Hintonburg for this great opportunity to see more cats/dogs(minimum 8 weeks of age) microchipped!

All monies raised shall go to BHRR’s Kaos’ mounting Vet Bills. He is the 6 week old Great Dane puppy that we were asked to assist that has a growth plate fracture and a knee concern.

AND here is the event page to join!

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Some photo’s sent our way by Georgy on August 9th. You can see that one nasty scar on his head.

“Hi Gwen These pics aren’t the greatest but the best I could do at 6 am. LOL. 聽hates the camera.聽This boy is MAGNIFICENT ~~~~聽 I love him to bits !聽 He loves EVERYBODY~聽 What a fabulous boy !!!聽 I envy the lucky recipient of this fella!聽 Can’t say enough good things about him.聽 He was an absolute pleasure to spend time with.

Big sigh …….”


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And note from a transport angel re: BHRR’s Dune:

“Man, I was in love with sweet Dodger. Can’t imagine how someone let him go! Thank you for taking the big lug!

Lacey”

“I only met briefly as he jumped up on Margaret to give her a kiss and a hug with enthusiasm! 聽Took a picture of this handsome boy with Helen. 聽He is easy to love!”

This photo and blurb above is from Leslie

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An update Georgy sent to the transport center about her experience with BHRR’s Dune;

“She says he is the very best dog聽she聽has ever had.聽 Someone is going to get one amazing furbaby.”

 

An update on BHRR’s Dune from Georgy who overnighted him the second night on his way to BHRR.

“My overnight couldn’t have gone better.聽 He is beyond adorable and well behaved.聽 He knows to go to the door when he needs out.聽 Cuddly, loving, sweetheart of a boy.聽 The recipient of this Angel is one lucky person – he is going to make an amazing family addition. An

He is very thin and has multiple small scars on his body.聽 A sizeable scar above his right eye.聽 Almost as if he had been cut pretty deeply and never been stitched?聽 But none of that stops his incredible personality and gentle nature.

He has a fabulous appetite.聽 I allowed him to eat until he was full.聽 I handled both and his food while he ate … had my hand right inside the food bowl and he didn’t think anything of it.

travels well in a car and seems to like joy riding.聽

loves everyone that he meets.聽 He is extremely camera shy which makes it difficult to get his pic but I think I got a few of him while he languished in bed.聽聽I will download them later and send them along.

Honestly Gwen I have yet to overnight a dog that is this easy to live with.聽 Despite arriving home from the transport last night only to find fireworks going off in the ravine behind my house – where they literally sprayed and boomed directly over my backyard …. which naturally terrified.聽 But we just stayed in my van until they were over and then we scooted indoors.聽 He was fine after that.聽 He has been an absolute pleasure to spend too brief of a time together.聽 We haven’t even left the house yet and I miss him already !聽 What a wonderful boy !

So, we are just about to get on the road so will leave this here.聽 Will send pics (if they turn out) later this afternoon.

My absolute congrats and envy of new family.聽 He is remarkable !

Thanks !”

Transport Update from Georgy who over-nighted BHRR’s Dune on his way to us:

“…..curled up on the floor behind my seat on the drive home but wouldn’t you just know it – as I pulled into my driveway there were HUGE fireworks going off in the ravine behind my house – spraying directly over my backyard.聽 Poor was terrified and I had to keep him in the van until the idiots quit setting off the fireworks.聽 He is afraid to go outside now but I will give him some time to chill out – he is laying on my bdrm floor – eyes closed.聽 I think he is pretty pooped.聽 What a good boy he is !!!!

Hugs galore, great appetite.聽 I handled him and his food without any problem at all.聽 GREAT DAWG !!!

Lucky recipient of this boy tomorrow !”

A couple of photo’s from Molly and an update who helped transport BHRR’s Dune to us and overnighted him – the first night.

“Here are a couple of photos.聽

He wasn’t easy to get to hold still for a photo but what a handsome dog!

I think he is pretty much a Rhodesian Ridgeback mix. That’s what he looks like to me. Knows how the command to Sit, so he has had some training. that is how I got a couple of good photos. I had trouble with him being overly affectionate and wanting to stand up and hug me, and almost knock me down. He is a super dog, just gorgeous, and I am sure with just a little bit of training to correct that wanting to jump on people, he will be great.

I was needlessly worried that he might go after the cats, but he was perfect with them. In fact, I think he tried to avoid them, knowing how cats can be.

He was very good about house manners, always peeing and pooping outside. I hope finds a happy home, gets some training, and has a good life.”

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BHRR’s ??? – NEEDS a name!
Young Great Dane male, quite likely a X at that light ‘giant’ weight!
He is on our waiting list to come into BHRR!
NEW INFO Sent Our Way:
“…..very friendly, but he is a jumper. He loves to take a running leap into your arms or to jump up and give hugs. He was 66 lbs on our scale at the shelter, but he is tall and leggy. I don’t have a single bad thing to say about him…he’s a great boy.”

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