Special Needs Dog Looking For New Home

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Meet Annabelle,  a special-needs Poodle Toy mixed-breed creme-colored pup who’s almost 2 years old, and is as cute and loving as can be.

Annabelle has a winning attitude and is looking for a family that can see past her physical limitations and who will love her unconditionally.

From her listing:

It is unknown whether my medical condition will ever improve and if I’ll ever be able to walk on my own. For now I am in need of my custom-made wheelchair to get around.

My ideal family will have an open heart, safe environment and a flexible schedule to ensure I am not left alone long hours.

I am in the Humane Society Silicon Valley’s Homeward Bound program, which means my adoption fee has been fully sponsored.

If you would like to know more about Annabelle, please contact Casaundra Cruz at 408-262-2133 ext. 183 or Jeri Seiden at 408-262-2133 ext. 185. Annabelle is currently located in California.

Enough with the formalities. You need to meet this happy girl.

23 thoughts on “Special Needs Dog Looking For New Home”

  1. She is gorgeous . I have a Bichon Frise , with special needs too! She looks more like a Bichon herself . I really wish she can find a loving home ! You should add more information about her special needs and the cost of the adoption etc. Maybe this will open her options of being adopted faster! Wanda

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  2. How is the number 1 question here not “why does she need the wheelchair?” I understand that we are expected to look past that but what if it’s a costly thing to upkeep with meds and checkups and special diets etc… To be honest she looks fine. If I had her then the first thing I would do is take her out of that chair and have her walk around on her own. She is practically launching that thing off the ground with every step!

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    • What a cruel and IGNORANT comment! It looks to me like she needs that not so much for her legs but to hold her neck. Could be she has some sort of paralysis/nerve condition. Besides, WHO CARES WHY? That’s not the issue here. The issue is SHE NEEDS A HOME, and one with someone who won’t care why, how much, etc. A SPECIAL home, for a special needs dog, and it definitely doesn’t sound like yours!

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      • To ANONYMOUS COMMENT ON Jan 14, 2012. @ 12:16am In Reference to your comment: “What A Cruel and IGNORANT”…..***I Could NOT have, Spoken That, Better Myself! Sooooo Very Very True! That is NOT The Case Or The Point About Cute Precious Little Annabelle! <3<3<3

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    • Many animals and people can do great things when they have/need the support to rely on that would otherwise stop them from even trying. It doesn’t mean they can do it without this. How many great sports people have you seen in wheelchairs that can hit the goal every time? Because they are in chairs doesn’t mean they can’t do. It just means they have to have this to do as much as possible for themselves. Annabelle is able to be as active as she is because she has the help of the brace on wheels. If she can never get well then this is absolutely the best for her. Without this she would have surely already been “put down”. Thank goodness someone saw her as being worth saving.

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  3. I am retired, I have a rescued weiner dog from Korea. My daughter is involved with the rescue places in Taiwan and south korea and flies them to canada. I would love to give her a home as I am home all day, I walk my dog every day no matter what the weather. I live in a ground floor apt which has its own french doors to my little patio. Have rescued dogs all my life in England and now Canada. My life revolves around my doggie and always has regarding rescued dogs. I live in Ontario, a small town called Fergus and I am surrounded by trails. I love the video showing her hapiness and guts. Pam

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    • What part of Ontario? I live in Ontario and rescue Bahamian street dogs and dogs from the states. Add me on Facebook Lynne Nikolopoulos or like my rescue page. Canadian Royal Bahamian Potcake Rescue

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  4. i agree about being cruel.. we all have our opinions but some need not be said… i believe this dog deserves and eeds loving home without the worry of costs… with that right person of course

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