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Please note: The dogs in ODH's Final Refuge care are not adoptable due to medical reasons and all are in permanent homes. Your sponsorship supports the veterinary expenses for these dogs - and we thank you!

Bennett was left at the shelter by his owner, saying he was 13 years old. He was terrified there, so terrified that he didn’t urinate for 36 hours, so we went to pick up him. Because the breed is so prone to bladder stones, he went immediately to the vet who found – absolutely nothing wrong with the little guy. With investigation from records, we learned that he was only 8 years old (from his only vet visit to be neutered at a year of age). Another of the surprises that we seem to get when we take in dogs! By this time he was extremely attached to his ODH mom and beginning to be a bit more confident about handling, being reached for, etc. Bichons often are very emotional, loyal little fellows who are devastated at losing their people, so Bennett will stay with us. He was named for Michael Bennett of the Seahawks and faithfully watches all the games (well, he snoozes through some….). Being a young senior, he loves playing vigorously with the other dogs in his home, stirring up barking fests, curling up with another bichon or any other little white dog, and then spending the rest of the day at his ODH mom’s feet.

Bennett is sponsored by:

  • Debbie Wysomierski of Coupeville, Washington in memory of Anita Wysomierski
  • Cheryle Hirst of Woodway, Washington