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  • Rescue Stories: Meet Sugar

    Meet Sugar

    (Sugar Now)

    Sugar was found by her new mom Deborah on Pet Finder’s Pug Lover’s Rescue. Deborah filled out an application and sent it via e-mail and was contacted in 10 mins about adopting her. Sugar is deaf, and she was still sick when she arrived into Deborah's care. Deborah wasn’t sure about Sugar and how it would all turn out, because she was requiring a huge amount of care. She was going to the bathroom in the house and was sick a lot. She almost gave up on her. They decided to give her more time, and finally they found out she had worms, and that’s why she was so sick. Once they figured that out and fixed that problem-- she changed into a different dog. Sugar has done one level of Obedience training. Sugar knows the hand signal for come, sit, and wait. If its dark outside and they need to call her in, they use the porch light to get her attention to tell her it is time to come inside. Sugar would love to tell you her story!

    Hello, dey call me Sugar…..I am a deaf bulldog who was used fur bweeding. Don't know why dey bwed me, cuz wif my bein' deaf n all, I prob'ly passed my conditions down to my wittle offsprings. But dey was greedy peoples who did not care 'bout me, only cared about me makin' dem puppies so dey could sell 'em......
    Den finalwee da Pug Lovers wescued me, an dey helped me to get out of dare…I now wive in NC wif my furever family an two udder bulldogs…My mommie helped me get bedder cuz I wus full of wormy things dat was takin all my food and nutwition from me. Den, dey taught me some hand signals…I have even done some of da Avanti greeting cards an i wuv chillin’ on da couch and da deck......Dey take such gwreat care of me an dey spoil me a lot. My fur has gwoan in an wooks so much bedder an I feel so much bedder! I am gwad I gots to tell yous my stowy, I hope it will encouwage more humans to seek wescue bullies for der pets. I may have become so sick dat I could haf not survived if dey never came into my life. Tank you mommy! - wub, Sugar

    ~Sugar Then~
    Here is photos of Sugar taken shortly after she was rescued.

    If you have a rescued story to tell, please email your story along with photographs to webmaster@englishbulldognews.com
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. bullmama's Avatar
      bullmama -
      Isn't it amazing to see the difference love and care make? Sugar looks amazing now compared to when Deborah first got her.
    1. cali~jenn's Avatar
      cali~jenn -
      I just LOVE Sugar!!!
  • I Rescued A Human Today

    by Janine Allen

    Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels. I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her.

    I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn’t be afraid. As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident I had in the back of my cage. I didn’t want her to know that I hadn’t been walked today. Sometimes the overworked shelter keepers get too busy and I didn’t want her to think poorly of them.

    As she read my kennel card I hoped that she wouldn’t feel sad about my past. I only have the future to look forward to and want to make a difference in someone’s life.

    She got down on her knees and made little kissy sounds at me. I shoved my shoulder and side of my head up against the bars to comfort her. Gentle fingertips caressed my neck; she was desperate for companionship.

    A tear fell down her cheek and I raised my paw to assure her that all would be well. Soon my kennel door opened and her smile was so bright that I instantly jumped into her arms.

    I would promise to keep her safe.
    I would promise to always be by her side. I would promise to do everything I could to see that radiant smile and sparkle in her eyes.

    I was so fortunate that she came down my corridor. So many more are out there who haven’t walked the corridors. So many more to be saved. At least I could save one.

    I rescued a human today.