Jacco T. Relaxing in the Green Grass

Jacco T. Relaxing in the Green Grass

Jacco was rescued last Saturday and is now safely in the Thulani Program (thulanidogs.org), but unfortunately his ordeal is not over. He went through a terrible time recently, and probably even before that.   He was turned into the shelter severely malnourished and emaciated. He probably had been neglected for a considerable time. And then he was held in a shelter run for two months, on an evidence hold. Concrete floors, limited exercise, and limited human company—just a horrible situation for a German Shepherd. Today his muscles have atrophied, his hips are arthritic, he can barely walk short distances without dragging his hind feet and eventually falling.

20150127_172532_HDRBut his spirits are great, and he wants to be a regular GSD. He so deserves our help to recover!!!

Thulani is going to help him get there in any way we can. We don’t know how much of his mobility issues were caused by the shelter stay, but we are going to try to reverse the damage with good food, gentle care, and physical therapy. As you well know, PT can be expensive and time consuming, so if anyone can help us fund the PT, we would be very appreciative.

10945589_10152659734418247_4421775821195344003_nBottom line, Jacco has awakened from his nightmare, and we will give him the best life possible.