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horace



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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2015 9:08 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote

I hope you find her good luck  
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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2015 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

First time I looked I was so upset I disn't know what to say is not it feels so much worse for you, just hope you find her  
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Juli



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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2015 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It has taken this time to accept that my baby Ziva has gone.  The police drove all round the Moshav where she was supposed to be looked after, all round this Moshav and also round the nearest other two Moshavim - they took it far more serious than I thought they would and it was my neighbour, not I, who called them about Ziva.

They drove round and round until dark but Ziva was not found.  Being so tiny she was probably just thrown into the middle of one of the agricultural fields because the woman could not cope with her crying.  I do not know and that was what has been eating away at me.  The only consolation I have is the knowledge that she could not have survived more than 12 hours maximum, most of which she would have been asleep.  She would have woken, confused, cried and then slept.

But if I ever get my hands on that woman...
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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2015 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh Juli, it has really upset me to read this. I will pray that Ziva is found well and returned to you xx

As for that woman . . . . Ggrrrrrrr, what a horrible person she sounds to be if she has done what you suspect.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ziva will never come back but if all goes well then Tikva [it means "hope"] will be coming home to me in about two weeks.

Her dog mom is a Doxie - 6 years old, first litter, unplanned [a local small dog somehow got in] and had eight pups.  Four of each.  They say a month old, I say 3 weeks maximum, but I will bring Tikva home in two weeks.

This is us at their home this morning.  Needless to say I had scrubbed my hands before I went into the room where they are, and Momma dog came out of the box when I sat on the floor to make friends, before I even tried to even look at her babies.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A beautiful puppy, but I wonder if you are being wise ?

Would not an older, calm, and sensible dog not perhaps suit your health and lifestyle a little better ?
One who could be left at home with a visitor coming in to feed and take her/him for a walk if you were not around for a few days again.

Older dogs have a lot of love and life in them

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Juli



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My original intention, after having lost my beloved Pereg, was to rescue an older dog.  I discussed it with my Vet and he was of the opinion that a very young puppy would be far easier to be trained to get used to me being a wheelie.  Ziva instinctively knew that when she heard my chair being switched on it meant she had to either get out of the way or sit and wait to be picked up and put on my lap.  

It is almost impossible to find an older dog to adopt as unwanted dogs are just dumped - eventually  picked up by the dog catchers - go to the local pound - and if not claimed within five days they are euthanised.  In addition, an older dog might be a wheel chaser and might not be able to cope with a wheelie owner having never come across one before.  And my Vet, who has known me for many years now, having thought about it, decided that a young puppy would be best.  Which is why Ziva came into my life.

It was nobody's fault I had an emergency hospital admission.  It just happened.  The fault was that the person from whom Ziva came from and who agreed to take her back to look after her,  and then just dumped her somewhere where she could not be found.  Had I had more time, I would have contacted my Vet and he would have looked after her, but emergency hospital admissions are just that - emergencies, and sensible thoughts go out of the window.

Young puppies that are accidents, as Lexi, Pereg and then Ziva were, are usually dumped, especially bitch puppies.  Nobody wants them, nobody gets them spayed - so there are more and more unwanted puppies that need homes.  And just as I gave Lexi, Pereg and Ziva a home, so I can give the new baby Tikva a home.  Like the others she will not be let loose to run around as most dogs are here, and she will be spayed when she is old enough, as Lexi and Pereg were and as Ziva would have been.

I obviously cannot guarantee my health but should anything happen then my Vet will look after Tikva in an emergency.  And once she has had all her shots then of course the Pension will always take her.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good luck with her
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 5:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

to you both, she looks a little darling. We have found spayed  girls great my first ever working girl Meg is wonderful and so loving so   to you both from us all here
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Juli



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I brought Tikva home this morning.  Too young but momma dog was fed up and was running around outside and the other pups had already climbed out of the box  and were peeing and pooing everywhere.  

Tikva is tiny.  Not really a runt, just much smaller than the others.  OK, so maybe a runt.  But she could not get out of the box and I do not think she would have survived.   So I brought her home.  I got some milk replacement from my Vet plus puppy nursing bottles but as well as giving her milk every three hours I am already weaning her onto raw.  And she seems to be fine B"H - but there are no guarantees in life and Tikva is probably only 3 weeks old.

But she knows what puppy pads are for so pees on them.  Manages to climb out of her bed to pee on the puppy pad.  She also has one in her crate, where she will sleep in at night although how much sleep I will get, who knows, as she will wake me when she is hungry.  

She is just so tiny but she is showing signs of being easy to train..
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 1:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

will over come all
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Juli



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 5:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sod wrote:
will over come all


It sure will but there is something really strange about the whole story.  The "owner" of momma dog is, apparently, the "girlfriend" of the man who owns the house, the plot of land which has two other houses on it - also his - and some sort of I-do-not-know-what business on that plot of land.

The "girlfriend" came from Russia, with momma dog, which probably explains why I had never seen a Dachshund here before.  Tikva is definitely mostly Daxie but unless she does a Topsy and grows and grows, she will never be the size momma dog is, momma being a standard Dax.  

But tiny as she is, Tikva is the noisiest pup I have ever known, and she seems to be very happy.  I hope she will carry on thriving but whatever happens I know that I have done the best for her.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 3:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We are sure you have done the best for her  
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

lost for words, looking at the pups we have here trying to fathom out how anyone could do such a thing.
enjoy your new puppy, what a traumatic time its been for you.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote





Her teeth are just coming through.


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