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!
When Jasmine lost her elderly parents she was given over to a shelter. Jasmine was adopted out several times but sadly was returned (for reasons unknown). Old Dog Haven came to the rescue and saved this little girl.
At first Jasmine had terrible separation anxiety. She barked and never wagged her tail. Her eyes were red and clouded over and she was in pain. We found out that the red eyes were caused by untreated diabetes which resulted in bleeding ulcers in her eyes. Another source of her pain and discomfort was chronic pancreatitis.
Old Dog Haven provided the care Jasmine needed and she is receiving insulin treatments twice a day for her diabetes. She has also had surgery to remove her eyes alleviating her terrible pain. Old Dog Haven also covers the cost for Jasmine’s prescription diet which controls her chronic pancreatitis.
Over time, being in a steady home has improved her separation anxiety and she now understands there is no need to worry about us leaving her. Upon arrival poor Jasmine also had many accidents in the house. But with regular potty breaks and a doggie door (which despite being blind, she has no trouble using) – no more accidents!
Now Jasmine trusts others, is ALWAYS happy and wagging that stubby tail. Besides constant wagging her stubby little tail, she prances around the house singing. Cuddling is her favorite thing! Mom stays home with her but when Dad comes home from work she knows before he gets there because she can hear his truck. Jasmine patiently waits by the front door for him to come home.
Even though Jasmine is now blind she loves life more than ever. She has taught me that even if you have a disability you can overcome it and love life.
Jasmine is sponsored by:
- Stacey Spicer of Vancouver, WA (11/30/2021)
- Rose Marie Haynes of Lake Forest Park, WA (02/28/2021)
- Mary Wagner of Seattle, WA - Lifetime Sponsor