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Thank you so much. He is such a sweetheart, I really hope the rescue learns from this and finds a better owner for Ned. We have a wild quarter acre out back where I bring him in the evenings. Last night he heard next door’s GSD pups and bolted home, as usual. But he kept coming back out to me, even though he was clearly worried, like he was saying “danger mommy, come home, it’s not safe for you out here”. Such a sweetheart.
Thanks so much for the feedback. I was very clear with the rescue from the get-go. In fact, I specifically said a breed such as GSD or BC would be a definite no-no due to my lack of experience and constraints on my time exercise and stimulation wise. Ned was suggested as he was so cautious and gentle with the foster mom’s kids. Even then, I asked again about the time / experience thing as I had doubts about the match. The rescue guy was very vague, he said he had a rescue BC who was just grateful for any scrap of attention she got. And that he thought Ned was meant for us. I’m
Hi there, I’m really hoping for some sound advice regarding my new rescue BC. I’ll try to be as concise as possible as there’s quite a lot going on. Brief history of us: family of 5, 3 girls aged 3, 5 and 6. No experience of dog ownership. We got Ned aged 7 months. We’ve had him 10 weeks. Brief history of Ned: aged 10 months. Dumped at the dog pound aged 5 months, history unknown. Nails were torn as if digging to get out of somewhere. Probably no socialization whatsoever. Extremely fearful. Wouldn’t leave foster home crate for 9 days. First time in a garden: dug a hole and stuck