Our newest foster has arrived from Poets Vision Aussie Rescue...and this time, we GOTS A PUPPY!!!
On a more serious note, we have a 12 week old little guy named Stryder. He is supposed to be an Aussie, but we think he is probably actually a Catahoula cross. Since I have much experience with Catahoulas, I am a prime candidate to foster. I do think he is a Houla. His colour and body would suggest so at least. His temperament will confirm in the next few weeks. He reminds me so much of my old dog Scheaffer...
Stryder is hearing impaired, and has limited vision in one eye. His right eye is not entirely developed due to lethal white syndrome. In the terms of the dog world, he is fairly disabled. You would never know it though. Aside from a bump into the wall here and there, he is full of energy and has been bounding all over the house since he arrived. My boys; Broo, Bentley, and Ozzy, have all taken a real shine to him. They seem very excited and joyous to have a puppy in the house. We shall see if I feel the same way when the 3 am wake up calls start.
I hope to bring Stryder a safe and loving environment where he can learn to love and trust people and other dogs. Where he can gain his skills at observing his environment, learn hand signals, and hopefully someday soon, find his loving forever home.
Welcome to the farm Stryder xo.
For more about lethal whites, check out an old blog post here.
|with his other foster brother pup Zephyr|