“I’m loving the good life with my foster dad!” wags Barney who has had more than his share of adversity. He ended up in a shelter where he got pneumonia. That combined with an injured hip and leg causing a limp made the future look not-so-bright for this handsome, people loving 7 – 8 year Chocolate boy. After working with a rescue partner who helped get Barney well, he came to us for orthopedic surgery and physical therapy. “Feelin’ pretty darn good now!” woofs our friend.
Barney is house trained, fine with free roam of the house, knows sit and is a guy who assumes everyone he meets wants to meet and pet him. He walks nicely on leash around the neighborhood, although his foster dad relates Barney can be unpredictable when encountering other dogs. For this reason we recommend Barney be the only dog in the home. Small scurrying critters better lace up their Nike’s when he spies them! Barney’s lists meeting new people, walks, watching TV with his foster dad and belly rubs as faves.
Barney’s foster dad tells us more: “Barney is a very lovable, wonderful and slightly goofy companion. He is very pleasant on walks. Now that he is recovered from his surgery and gaining strength with physical therapy, he’s ready to be more active.
“Barney is as sweet and friendly as can be and is a favorite with the physical therapy staff at Canine Conditioning and Rehabilitation Group. He may not have always been treated nicely before since he does not like to be physically restrained or moved. For this reason I think an adults-only home is the right one for him. It’s important for his new family to continue with his PT exercises and encourage him to use and strengthen the leg that had surgery.”
“I’ve had a great new start in life,” wags Barney. “Let’s celebrate it together forever and ever!”
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