Styopa was found running down the street in one of the towns in Russia, completely blind with a broken rope around his neck, approached people without problems, without alertness, allowed himself to be put in the car, and ended up in shelter , where he lives to this day. Found on 01.03.2019. From the first day in volunteers arms , they began to look into his eye problem , it turned out that Styopa could not see anything at all, not even light, it was impossible to restore vision, and because of the disease there was Intraocular pressure, which brings severe pain, doctors decided to remove the eyeballs. Probably Styopa had an owner , who kept him on a rope and since Styopa was strong and needed activity - he tore off this rope and ran away. At this time, Styopa has already adapted to live without vision, almost nothing is encountered him on a walk, and on the territory of a friend is quite well oriented. He responds , when you call him, if he pulls the leash and approaches, stops pulling. Recognizes people by their voices. Despite his blindness ,he still has a lot of energy, runs with pleasure. On a walk from time to time Styopa stops and wait for a person to pet him, and then happy continues the walk. Styopa desperately needs warm , loving home, it is too cold for him to stay in outdoor kennel The dog is not a conflict, but when faced with males, he will protect the territory, with females he behaves well. The hunting instinct is developed, it is unlikely to get along with a cat. Never does his business inside his kennel, only on a walk. Styopa is very smart and capable of learning new things. Styopa now is around 53 lbs and 22.4 " tall. .Despite his blindness, Styopa is very active boy and will be a good fit to a family with an active style of life , he will be good companion on a running or hiking. Blindness not a verdict and he still has a lot to give . Please, give him a chance to be your partner in life and you will become his eyes . More pictures and videos available.
Please note, that Styopa will definitely need a fenced in yard, it will be much easier for him to adjust to the new environment because of his condition.
If you're interested in Styopa, please Tatyana at (917) 554-4608 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org