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The survival of little Simon
Simon is a very special boy. His mom and his aunt both had litters of puppies at the same time. Twenty puppies in all! The puppies were living in wretched conditions outside with no shelter and no supervision. Our rescue partner in south eastern Missouri told us that one of the moms would come to…
Sully & Talia survive the parvo virus.
Sully’s skin and coat were in terrible shape, completely matted and open wounds covering large portions of his body from the mats pulling at his skin and mange. He had a tail fracture that likely happened as a baby and never had a chance to properly heal. This big fluff ball was in need of…
Maybe eyes are over-rated
Fern and Greta May. What a pair. Fern came into rescue from a breeder and immediately we rushed her to the vet. Her eyes were infected and swollen and she was in excruciating pain. The call came quickly from the vet. Her glaucoma was severe in both eyes. The globes were ready to rupture. Our…
Miss Molly Bee who beat cancer
Meet Molly Bee. This precious girl came to us from a Reservation in South Dakota. Happy and friendly, she waited in her foster home for her vetting to be done so she could find her forever home. Well, this happy girl did just that. But just before she was to be adopted, we discovered that…
The comeback of Maple Bacon
Ohhhh, the story of Maple Bacon is still a favorite. But let’s go to the beginning. Maple Bacon came into rescue when her mama and litter mates rejected her. She was the runt, and as often happens in nature, she was attacked by her mama and bullied by her sibling. She arrived shortly after being…
Distemper in the Covid 19 world.
Perhaps you’ve heard of Distemper. It’s a disease that we hardly ever see anymore. Vaccines have all but eradicated it. At least that was the case until Covid 19 hit. With the world in quarantine, vet clinics nearly stopped happening and dogs stopped getting vaccinated, especially on the Reservations, where pop up vaccine clinics are…
Sweet Beezus who didn’t give up.
Beezus came into rescue with her siblings. Tiny little thing, she was half the size of her brother, at 2.8 pounds. When she wouldn’t eat, supportive care was immediately started. But Beezus didn’t bounce back. There’s no wiggle room for error with pups this small, so into the hospital she went. Within 12 hours, she…
Ernie the pudgy puggle
Ernie is an 11 year-old senior puggle who came to us from Missouri. He had a mom who adored him, but unfortunately she passed away and her family couldn’t keep him. After spending some time with his moms’ neighbors in Missouri, Ernie took the long trip up to Minnesota. When Ernie arrived in Minnesota, he…
In Memory of In loving memory of our sweeheart beagle, Misha
9 years was too little time with our rescue beagle Misha. Best years of our lives was spending it with you my dear. Thank you for all the giggles, cuddles and unconditional love. You were truly special and so many quirks which made living with you a surprise everyday. Andrej and I will never forget…
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