THESE DOG DAYS
A resource for disabled dogs and their owners
Kirsty from Brighton, UK talks to us about life with her blind dog, Maggie. Kirsty fosters for the Wild at Heart Foundation where she met, and eventually fell in love with Maggie who had been shot and suffered terrible abuse.
Maggie, a former street dog, had four bullets removed from her eyes which left her blind, with a further 13 bullets that were left in place. Her ear was cut off but thankfully this has not affected her hearing.
Despite all of this trauma, Maggie is a loving, kind dog who is now living a happy life with Kirsty and her family.
Today we bring you the story of Fitzgerald’s very own Christmas miracle.
We meet Amber who, inspired by her mother’s request to do something kind for someone else at Christmas, contacted her local rescue to see how she could help. The rest of the story is worthy of its own TV Christmas special!
Thanks to Amber for sharing your story and bringing us all some Christmas cheer. Happy holidays to all of our special needs dogs and their families.
How did Fitzgerald come to be in your life?
Thanks to Jennifer for sharing this great story of her dog, Lilly Mae's recovery from a fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE). While recovery from FCE (and other neurological conditions, such as IVDD) is quite common, understandably most people prefer to put this difficult period behind them and we don't get to share these important stories.
Tell us about Lilly Mae's experience with FCE
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