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February 8, 2009 UPDATE:
We received a wonderful update about Calamity Jane from Barb Justice, a long time Golden Retriever Rescue of Texas supporter.
Dear Rochelle, Calamity Jane is a little mixy, we think part collie. But she needed our help so we ignored the collie part and took her into the rescue. Her foster Mom has two Golden therapy dogs and once Calamity’s pups are weaned (she came into rescue pregnant) she will begin her CGC training. Her foster Mom is adopting her and wants to use her for therapy at our large children’s hospital here for kids facing amputations. She seems to have the disposition for it.
The police department investigating the burglary have asked for therapy dog assistance for their officers and local firefighters who are traumatized by an event and just need some doggie love. When they found out Calamity’s Mom was involved in pet therapy they jumped on the opportunity. So Calamity’s legacy continues to positively affect folks!
Calamity is in a wonderful home with a beautiful house and golden siblings. Her new Mom will baby her and she will want for nothing! She has already proven that she gives back what she gets tenfold. Her new Mom is a good friend of the gal from our group who began a new Delta Society therapy group that several of our GRRNT goldens belong to. We are very proud of the sweet girl who obviously is intuitive.
The Animal Control officer from the little town who called us is thrilled as well. Tammy works very hard to help all the shelter dogs she possibly can and begged us to take Calamity Jane. She is so happy she didn’t have to put her to sleep.
So it’s a happy ending for everyone involved, but especially Calamity Jane. Her life will be filled with comfort, safety, and love from now on.
If you’d like to rescue a dog like Calamity Jane or one of her puppies, visit Golden Retriever Rescue of Texas.