Formerly Hairless Labrador Looks AMAZING Now
In November 2015, we shared homeless/hairless girl Sally on our website. She was a nearly-hairless Yellow Labrador Retriever (with a beautiful white coloring on whatever fur she had).
Sally had a pretty crummy life before BARRK rescued her. Rescuer Kristina Howley says, “Sally was taken from a home in West Virginia after being neglected and un-vetted by her family. Sally had a severe skin issue that, left untreated, could have killed her. Our rescue partners reached out for help and we got Sally up to NY to our best specialists.”
Foster Dogs helped find Sally a foster home with in Manhattan in December 2015 with David – a friend of one of our supporters Kimberly. David’s previous dog Luna had died of cancer, after he fought to save her and give her a wonderful life. Once Sally moved into David’s home, she and David decided that Sally was there to stay forever.
Despite her hairlessness and separation anxiety, David has helped her improve greatly and become a wonderful companion. Says BARRK, “She went into an amazing foster home and is now finally home with her Dad where she belongs. As he just couldn’t let her go after months of fostering her. Thanks to all involved in her transport. Almost two years later and Sally is healthy and looking fantastic!”
Foster Dogs’ Executive Director Sarah got to see Sally’s beautiful progress at the Hester Street Fair last week; Sally stopped by our booth, got some treats from Little L’s Treat Company, and had many admirers.
We are so happy to see a full turn-around, and for a true example of how fostering saves lives.
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