Addison (12 yo) was found on the side of the road nearly dead.
This sweet girl only wanted to be loved and followed her Mother every where she went. Addie made quite a few human friends during her short time with the Pack.
Unfortunately, Addie never really could kick the infection she had when she arrived and peacefully passed away in her Mother's arms in April 2018.
Grey (12 yo) was pulled from the county shelter after the Sanctuary Founder saw a photo of him online. It was love at first sight. Grey loved walking the property and begging for treats. Riddled with arthritis and (we suspect) cancer, Grey left us in July 2018.
Pumpkin (15 yo) was found as a stray and brought to the county shelter. Due to an infection, her eye had to be removed. She also suffered from massive mammary tumors which required two labor-intensive surgeries. This little girl was a joy to have in the house. She enjoyed stealing all of the toys and guarding them in her bed.
Pumpkin passed away in December 2018.
Sophie (17 yo), The Pack's matriarch, was FULL of moxie! She was blind, missing her lower jaw and had mobility issues - none of which prevented her from running the house. One early Saturday morning in February 2019, Sophie peacefully passed away in her Mother's arms.
Dora (10 yo) - joined The Pack in August 2018 - found as a stray in Pasco Co. with a fairly significant heart condition. Dora enjoyed spending time with Kai (the Foster Mom's dog) and sunning on the property to warm her old bones. Sadly, one day in May 2019, her heart condition turned fatal and Dora peacefully passed away. Her frosty face is truly missed.
Violet (16 yo) arrived in July 2018. Surrendered deaf and blind, her owner suffered from dementia and sadly, Violet was neglected. She was the most gentle soul in the Pack. On September 23, 2019, Violet suffered a massive seizure which began the shutting down of her body. She was in her Momma's arms when she peacefully crossed over the Rainbow Bridge.
Teddy (8 yo) arrived in September 2019 following a local shelter's last call plea. This handsome guy arrived with a massive cancerous tumor on his rear-end and a small one on his cheek. Following the removal of the masses, Teddy became severely anemic and the suspicion of cancer became even more real. Teddy was with The Pack for NINE DAYS before the decision was made to let him peacefully go. He had the most gentle personality and is greatly missed.
Mona (9 yo) was our resident ray of sunshine! Our short-squatty girl originally arrived in the house as a "foster." However, because of her various health issues - she remained at the Sanctuary so her health issues could be closely monitored and controlled. Mona was officially welcomed into The Pack in October 2019 but due to her various health complications, Mona peacefully passed away in her Momma's hands in February 2020.
Charlie (16 yo) joined The Pack in January 2019. His owner called him "old and boring" and planned to euthanize him when she changed her mind and surrendered him to the sanctuary. Weighing just under 5 lbs, he was our little man with BIG personality! Charlie went into renal failure and peacefully passed away in March of 2020.
Nala (14 yo) joined The Pack in May of 2019. Found as a stray in Pasco Co., this ol' beauty suffered from a multitude of health issues - including tumors, arthritis and horrible dry eye. She enjoyed nudge sessions with her momma...especially before bed. Nala peacefully left The Pack in March 2020 - succumbing to cancer.
Wilson was one of the first pups to join The Pack. He was blind and enjoyed being nuzzled on during Snuggle Sundays with our volunteer, Kathi. Wilson began having seizures one morning in April and peacefully passed away later that morning. He was 16 years old.
Charley (16 yo) joined in The Pack in August 2019. Surrendered to the Sanctuary by his owners, Charley was a delight to have in the house. Charley lived a wonderful life despite his significant heart murmur and neurological difficulty. Charley passed away peacefully in his momma's arms in August 2020..
Little Rock (12 yo) joined The Pack in May 2020. Found as a stray and never claimed by his owner or the prior senior rescue that had originally saved him - our "wolf" was welcomed into The Pack without issue. Sadly, this sweet pup struggled after an eye removal surgery. Every effort was made to help Little Rock recover he eventually, in his own way, told us it was time. He passed away in his Momma's arms in November 2020. His little tail wag will be missed.
Rocky (approx 15 yo) joined The Pack in November 2018 after being surrendered by his owners to the local shelter. There was piece of mind that this gentle giant was keeping watch over the front yard from his bed that laid next to the bedroom window. Rocky suffered a suspected stroke and peacefully left our Pack in March 2021.
Gilly (10 yo) joined The Pack in April 2020. Gilly arrived with mild congestive heart failure and mammary tumors that covered her abdomen which were eventually removed. Gilly was never too far from her Momma's side and was a favorite with the Sanctuary visitors. Taken to the vet when her coughing worsened, we learned the worst new possible. Gilly's chest had become consumed with tumors. Gilly, showered in hugs, kisses and lots of love, left our Pack in April 2021.
Leo the Rooster was found injured on his prior owner's property. Unable to walk and needed 24 hour care, we gladly accepted Leo into the sanctuary in January 2021. With a special "chair" made for him, Leo enjoyed staying on the porch "talking" to the other chickens that live on the property. Sadly, Leo's health began to fail and he left us in February 2021.
Found abandoned in his prior owner's front yard exposed to the elements and predators in the area, Rodney (approx 10 yo) arrived at the Sanctuary in December 2020. Rodney enjoyed his remaining "Golden Years" safely inside our home where he received copious amounts of fresh veggies, fruit, hay and grains. Also a sanctuary visitor favorite, Rodney would squeak in the morning demanding his morning hugs and kisses. Rodney left our Pack in May 2021.
Sparky (15 yo) joined The Pack in March 2019 because his owner no longer wanted to care for him. Timid at first, Sparky did not want to leave his bed. With lots of love and encouragement, he gained the confidence to roam the house and learned the sounds created when meals were prepared. Sparky's health quickly declined and he peacefully left our Pack in July 2021.
In February, Koda joined our Pack after his aggressive behavior prevented him from being adopted to an amazing family excited to shower him with love. We maintained the goal of giving Koda the best life possible and learn to help him through is triggers. Sadly, in August 2021, Koda suffered a massive seizure leaving him incapacitated. He was rushed to the emergency vet where he soon after passed away. He will be truly missed.
Linus (15 years old) was found as a stray in a local store's parking lot - barely able to walk. Linus arrived in a very sad state - diagnosed with, among other things, kidney failure, congestive heart failure and blind with both eyes completely atrophied due to his prior owner's neglect. All of this and he still had the perfect disposition! Linus peacefully left our Pack in September 2021.
Molly (12 yo) joined The Pack in May 2019. Molly suffered severe physical abuse and neglect at the hands of her original momma which resulted in her partial loss of sight and hearing. It took months for Molly to allow anyone to touch her without flinching. Because of this, Molly remained at the Sanctuary. Her favorite thing was running the property with the other dogs. Tragically, Molly was found unresponsive when her Momma came home from running errands. Rushed to the ER vet, it was clear Molly would not recover so the decision was made to help her cross Rainbow Bridge.
Benson Maxwell (est. 15 yo) joined The Pack in January 2020. Found as a stray in horrible condition, this little guy was very low-key. Nothing bothered him. Benson enjoyed napping in his bed under the dining room chairs. Sadly, in November 2021, Benson suffered a massive seizure rendering him incapacitated. Benson peacefully passed away surrounded by love and light.
Birdie Mae (est. 15 yo) joined the Pack in late October 2019. When her owner passed away, she was discovered in a hoarding situation with 25 other dogs. Birdie was her Momma's shadow in all things. When she had the energy, she would chase toys thrown in the yard. Her rightful spot was sitting in her Momma's lap and napping! Sadly, Birdie Mae earned her angel wings in December 2021.
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