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Jeni - courageous and ball obsessed shepherd German Shepherd Dog Ossining, NY

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Large

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Spayed / neutered, special needs. Jeni has heartworm.

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Our girl Jeni has not been dealt a good hand to start. Her entire life, up until now, has consisted of a chain in someones yard. Jeni was found running loose as a stray and the shelter workers tracked down her owner who was then charged with animal cruelty. He admitted that Jeni lived her whole life on a chain and sometimes went days without food. She was completely emaciated when she came to us and clearly had pups at some point but Jeni is incredibly resilient eager to start this new chapter in her life!

Jeni is a lovely shepherd and as you can see, she is a very pretty lady. So full of life and every step she takes consists of fun loving energy ready to take on the day! Jeni is incredibly friendly and super affectionate! Give her the opportunity to get some pets and she'll lean into you big time, look up at you with her giant beautiful eyes and draw you in with curiosity that makes you want to get to know her more and more! Jeni is a BALL fanatic! If she has a ball in her mouth, she is HAPPY!

Life on a chain does not usually set dogs up for life in suburbia. Jeni is having to learn a whole set of new skills that are very new to her. Two of which are walking on a leash and being around other dogs that aren't out to get her while she tied up and trapped.. while there is SO much happening in Jeni's life now that is positive, we have to understand how new this all is for her! Jeni shows defensive behavior with other dogs right now which makes perfect sense from her past. We are allowing her a lot of connection time with us to relax her a bit and gain trust before we explore more with other dogs. When the time comes, we will begin to introduce her to our calm, accepting doggies and start to cultivate some trust.. and go from there!

Unfortunately, Jeni is also heartworm positive which stinks because we have to restrict her exercise so no HW complications arise. While being HW positive is not never a good thing, it did force us to take a closer look at Jeni's heart like we do all HW positive dogs. Our vets found that Jeni also has an enlarged heart and irregular heartbeat. We are not sue what this all means for her exactly but we are working with a cardiologist to piece together a treatment place. Jeni has a a second echocardiogram coming up in two weeks. Fingers crossed for some good news and stay tuned for more info!

If you are interested in coming out for a visit with Jeni or providing a foster or forever home for her, please email us!! lovedogs.bedfordNY@gmail.com

***While we are very grateful for PetFinder, we have been having chronic problems receiving inquires. Please contact us directly if you are interested in adopting by emailing us at lovedogs.bedfordny@gmail.com and visit fortheloveofdogsrescue.org***

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    Ossining, NY

  • day hours
    Monday 10-4
    Tuesday 10-4
    Wednesday 10-4
    Thursday 10-4
    Friday 10-4
    Saturday 10-4
    Sunday 10-4
    By appointment only
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  • German Shepherd Dog
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  • Female
  • Large

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