Sometimes when we think of the whole world abandoning us, we cling to that one thing that gives us hope. This happened to Ellie. In her case, it is her precious giant teddy bear. The one-year-old Blue Lacy dog, Ellie, lived a perfect life. Or so she thought.
Just after a few months, her former owners, who lived near Dallas, dumped her in a busy local shelter. Jennifer Jessup, a local dog rescuer, and advocate wondered why the family went through all the trouble of Ellie’s microchip and spay surgery and all her needed shots just to surrender her to the nearest local shelter.
Jennifer also said it was so sad to see Ellie abandoned by everyone she has ever known. She added: “It was truly heartbreaking to see her clung to her teddy bear- the only familiar object from her home” Clearly traumatized, Ellie looked as though that teddy bear was her only solace from her nightmare.
It turns out, Ellie would soon wake up from the nightmare. Coincidentally, Jennifer’s brother Jim, who lives in Florida, is in search of the perfect Blue Lacy dog as a companion. He contacted his sister and asked for her help. Through TAGG Rescue, a rescue group in Dallas, which Jennifer found online, she was able to locate Ellie.
She immediately coordinated with a friend in Texas and informed Jim. He did not hesitate and went to Texas to get Ellie and her teddy bear out of the shelter. Jim took care of everything. He took her to a facility to bathe her, fixed all the needed paperwork, and sent the pup to the vet to make sure she’s healthy.
After being in a foster home, Ellie finally found a home with her new loving family in Florida. They noticed an improvement in her demeanor, looking a bit more relaxed than when she was in the shelter. She still holds her precious teddy bear close. But now with Jim, she knows well enough that she and her teddy bear are no longer alone.
Credits: My Pets