OWEN (16-021) came into GRREAT’s care in April 2016. He had lived around the world with his family and he also stayed with many family friends as his parents travelled for work. His family was moving overseas again this summer and felt it was too much for 8 yr old Owen to move again.More about this dog
BROWNIE (16-014) has a secret and also a dream. Brownie’s secret is that he knows how he came to walk on his knees (yes, his knees) but he won’t tell. Whether he was born in that condition or whether a trauma occurred, Brownie is not talking. Whatever the cause, Brownie has been walking on his knees […]More about this dog
Libby 15-092 is yet another very special little girl from our friends abroad in Egypt where special needs dogs, as well as regular every day dogs, have very little chance at a normal life and care.
Libby, born in July of this year and currently just four months old, is paralyzed in the rear end.
Trina 15-002 spent her life as a breeder dog in a puppy mill, until she became too old and sick to produce more litters. After finding her way to a very special Foster Home, undergoing several surgeries and receiving love and training for perhaps the first time, she has blossomed into a charming wiggle butt!More about this dog
THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL NEEDS DOGS HAVE PASSED
FROM OUR SIGHT,
BUT NEVER FROM OUR HEARTS
BERKLEY (15-090) is a goofy 12 year old golden boy who is full of love. He was given up to GRREAT after having lived outside for more than half of his life. You’d never know it, though, because he has been a well-mannered house dog since the day he arrived at his foster home.More about this dog
Meet GUS (14-045), a big, easy-going handsome senior boy that came into GRREAT in May via a rural shelter in Virginia. He’d been taken there FIVE times after he was found wandering in traffic, and each time was reclaimed by his owners until, one day, he was found tied to the door of the shelter and his owners never came to claim him. That’s when he was turned over to GRREAT.More about this dog
James has come a long way in his initial two years in his foster home. His allergies are mostly in check, his arthritis pain is under control, his leg is more stable, his outlook on life is more positive and relaxed, and he has learned to receive affection and be joyfulMore about this dog