Though no one really knows where Miller came from originally, one thing all can agree on-Miller’s smiles and kisses are contagious and he has never met a stranger! He makes those around him happy with his exuberance.
The beautiful Blue Heeler was rescued by a young college guy who found him underneath a truck but whose family could not keep him. Miller had been hiding underneath the truck from some aggressive neighborhood dogs, scared and alone.
When Miller was found, he was covered in fleas and ticks and he had very little fur. He was brought to Animal Guardians of America, a dog rescue group in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas. They then placed Miller in a foster family and the first thing the family did was to dip his little body in a tub full of warm soapy water and give him some tender, loving care, making Miller feel much better!
Miller is now doing much better and, as can be seen from his picture, his fur is filling out with a healthy glow. He also recently had eye surgery and is recovering well.
Because of his challenges with his fur and eyes, Miller has been delayed in finding a forever home. However, the Animal Guardians of America are confident that he will find the perfect home soon as he has such a lovable personality. He is extremely loving and friendly and continues to melt the hearts of all who work with him. As one staff member put it,
“He is so very affectionate and just quivers when he is petted.”
Animal Guardians of America is a Dallas/Fort Worth dog rescue group that do not turn away dogs even with health issues. They go to the 9th degree to help these dogs, even when funding is not available at the time of rescue. Annette Lambert, the director of Animal Guardians of America, often houses the rescued dogs with her, though there is a small network of faithful foster home too. There is also a small core group of steady volunteers that coordinate adoption events, transportation for home visits prior to adoption, trips to and from vet clinics, fund raising, etc.