At that point Sammy and I drove the ten hours back blind dog rescue our home blind dog rescue Arkadelphia. What have you learned about rescues and about AH as a rescue? I was sure at this point we were doing the right thing. The adoption of Sammy, our blind Collie rescued from a puppy mill breeder in Missouri was one of those times.

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We have a tree-covered backyard and a two-story home. What never ceases to amaze me is the way these animals love you back. You couple that to my having written two books with the Lassie franchise and it was natural for me to seek out sites on the breed on the web. I was both excited and apprehensive. He had a dynamic look and a certain charm about him. Our contact with the foster family assured us we could do this.

Blind Dog Rescue UK. 15K likes. Contact: [email protected] Adoptions: [email protected] Our aim is to rescue, promote and rehome.

How was your experience? It began with a simple email from Ace telling us that he wished Sammy well, and ended up with Sammy finding the best forever home we could have imagined. Please no phone calls after 9: We interviewed Ace to find out his thoughts on adopting a special needs dog and his feelings about the process. Thus I felt like I knew him well before I even met him. What have you been surprised at in taking on a blind dog?

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I like the fact AH checked us out to make sure we would be a good home for Sammy. Thus I felt like I knew him well before I even met him. We wanted to rescue a dog that no one else would.

What was your first impression when you actually saw Sammy face to face? I wondered how a blind dog would function in this environment. His ability to adapt is amazing. He wasn't a dog. What were your feelings and thoughts in the days leading up to meeting Sammy? He had a dynamic look and a certain charm about him.

What did you think of the adoption process you went thru with AH? I had a very good friend who went blind and I have also worked with and known many blind people, so I began to wonder if blind dog rescue could bring Sammy into our family of another collie and three cats.

Blind dog saved in 'dramatic' Lepe beach rescue

Amazing recovery of giant blind dog abandoned by his family at a kill shelter

I was sure at this point we were doing the right thing. His ability to adapt is amazing. What did you think of the adoption process you went thru with AH? Our friends have bonded with him and have become huge Sammy fans.

Thus their loyalty is one of the most humbling and rewarding things I have ever experienced. That was the challenge from Day One. I wondered how a blind dog would function in this environment. Thus I felt like I knew him well before I even met him.

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Blind Dog Rescue UK - a charity rescuing blind and partially sighted dogs throughout Europe.

Sammy is also the happiest dog I have ever seen. While I have had other breeds of dogs as well, collies have been the dogs that blind dog rescue spanned my entire life. They seem to know that you cared enough to reach out to them. Thus their loyalty is one of the most humbling and rewarding things I have ever experienced. Collies literally raised our kids.

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We wanted to rescue a dog that no one else would. What make it easier was that I was speaking in Illinois and Grace, the foster mother for Sammy, drove the six hours to where I was speaking to bring Sammy to me. How was your experience?

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Blind Partially sighted. Fully sighted. Size. All Extra small. Small Medium Large Extra large. Gender. All Female Male. Good with dogs? Yes. Good with cats? Yes .

Our cats are all rescue animals, in fact way back in the first Lassie was dog rescued by the Weatherwax family, so I am very familiar with rescue animals in many different ways. How did you get Sammy to your home? What did you think of the adoption process you went thru with AH? That was the challenge from Day One. The AH adoption experience was smooth and relatively easy. What would you tell anyone who was considering adopting a dog with special needs? We wanted to rescue a dog that no one else would.

Senior blind Pit Bull waited his whole life for this rescue!

Collies literally raised our kids. I also thought about transitioning him from a foster family where he was dearly loved and who had experience with blind dogs to ours.

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What were your feelings and thoughts in the days leading up to meeting Sammy? As the months went by and no one adopted him, we decided we had to. Kathy, my wife, who teaches education at Ouachita Baptist University, sensed Sammy could even give her insights in how to teach her education students techniques to deal with special needs children. I also thought about transitioning him from a foster family where he was dearly loved and who had experience with blind dogs to ours. While I have had other breeds of dogs as well, collies have been the dogs that have spanned my entire life.

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