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Wendy Darling

Female Senior Labrador Retriever (mixed)

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About Wendy Darling

Wendy Darling is a quiet, sweet, gentle Lab Mix who was picked up as a stray in terrible condition.  When we rescued her, she was not even able to walk at all, as her hind legs had atrophied, and she had no muscle to help her stand.  Through a combination of good food, physical therapy, and lots of patience, Wendy is not only able to walk now, but even gets a slow trot going sometimes!

Wendy is still weak in her back half and sometimes needs help being able to stand up from the ground.  She is mostly housetrained and will use a doggie door, but sometimes she starts pacing and forgets that she needs to go, and may have an accident inside.

She is completely nondestructive and does not enjoy being crated or contained.  She is tolerant and gentle with all other dogs in the house, and she absolutely adores being petted and loved on.  She never barks or makes any kind of fuss.  When she came to us, she had a severe pressure sore on one leg, and even after having it cleaned, medicated, and bandaged every single day for weeks, she has never so much as growled.  She is just a wonderful, sweet dog down to her core.

We consider Wendy Darling to be hospice due to her age - her senior bloodwork was actually very good, but she is at least 14 and has obviously not been well cared for.  We are seeking a kind, slow paced, loving family to show her happiness with whatever time she has left!

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Details

Name
Wendy Darling
Age
Senior
Gender
Female
Size
Medium
Shots up to date
YES
Ok with kids
YES
Housetrained
NO
Hypoallergenic
NO
Spayed/Neutered
Not Sure
Ok with dogs
YES
Ok with cats
Not Sure

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Conyers GA 30094

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