Friday, February 3, 2012

Foster Pooch

My darling foster pooch has a lot of names. She has been named by everyone she's met. Her name is Puppy Cola, Falkor, Falkora, Goma, Felly, Bada, Ume, and Westie. I just call her Puppy or Pupsilly. This little girl is one of 19 white toy dogs dumped outside a shelter by cruel backyard breeders who no longer had a use for them. 9 of the dogs are poodle terrier mixes, 10 of them are maltese terrier mixes. Puppy is one of the latter. 17 of the 19 dogs are female. None of the dogs were neutered, all past prime breeding age, and every single one cruelly debarked. Because there is no cctv outside this particular shelter, no one has any idea who dumped all 19 pooches. Needless to say someone had made their money and was done exploiting these dogs so they were tossed out like yesterday's garbage. I guess we can only be glad that the people who used them for their own financial gain had the "heart"(if you could call it that) not to kill them. Lots of people have stepped up to foster or adopt them all through Cherish Life Home and KL Pooch Rescue with Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better sponsoring neutering costs.

I met Puppy at the home of the great ladies of KL Pooch Rescue. When I went there i saw around 10 little white dogs all running around. It was a very surreal moment. I couldn't pick who I wanted to foster. How could I? They all needed fostering. But it was ok because eventually Pupsilly picked me :) I was kneeling on the ground holding out my hand and trying to make friends with the dogs but they were mostly fearful or indifferent. That's when Pups tentatively crept up to my hand and sniffed it then licked it. That was that. I knew we were gonna be fine :) Puppy is super duper sweet. At first she was timid, fearful, flinched and cowered every time I pet her or went near her. She doesn't have an aggressive bone in her body. She acted as if she was used to being hit and expected it :( She's much better now and runs around having fun in my apartment. She's been sleeping in my bed and she's so comfy she loves it. She can't bark but makes a weird little sound when she's excited. She's not toilet-trained but I'm trying to paper-train her. So far we're not progressing in that sense. I've bought two different housebreaking aid products and they're not really helping. Puppy has been with me about 2 weeks now and was spayed this past Monday. She's gaining weight and looking healthier. I'm trying to find her a home but will be very very sad when she leaves me. I hope she goes to a good friend or a relative so I can see her sometimes.

Puppy when she just arrived at my home.

Puppy and her Chinese New Year toy.

Puppy after her first bath. She was very upset about that.

Puppy meets Knutella

Charlie Tux avoiding Puppy

Tamago ignoring Puppy

Meeting Fatfat

Do I have to get out of bed mum?

Recovering from spay surgery :(

Enjoying a jerky treat with Tamago

With Knutella

Feeling much better two days after spay surgery :)

Enjoying the good life for the first time.

Wow! Beds are awesome!

Hanging with Fatfat


missyblurkit said...

brilliant work on fostering this lil baby. does the mark the correct pee area with a dab of her pee work? i avoid pine based products like dettol to clean up the mess coz it kinda enhances and makes my diva (and now old girl) repeat the wrong spots. coupled that with the stinky pee liquid.

Jolyn7 said...

she is sooooo adorable and sweet looking! let's have a puppy party! ;p

meowmeowmans said...

I'm so glad Pupsilly is learning what it's like to be loved. Thank you for fostering this sweet girl! :)

LP said...

It was so great to see Tamago! How is she? Does she have expressions and reactions now? I remember you mentioning she was so flat when you first got her-no reaction to anything at all!
Pupsilly is crazy cute.Those ears, that stance, those eyes!
Have fun with her.She looks deliriously happy to be with you!!

the critters in The Cottage xo

SamSam said...

Oh my oh my. I miss tamago! Has Tamago made friends with Pupsilly? Both of them been through the same ordeal =( Glad that you are now fostering Silly, and she is enjoying her time with you. She looks a lot like my own Silky Terrier Jojo after grooming. btw, Knutella is soooo cute & adorable. Hopefully both Silly & Knut find a good home soon!


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havetailwillwag said...

Pup is totally paper-trained now in her new home :) I guess her new mummy is better at training than i am.. hahahahah

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