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RIP Diva 7/8/09
Today Diva was put to sleep. The old girl
was just wore out. She was not very mobile and a large tumour had
formed on her inside on the right side. She was Diva right to the end.
What a great dog, even though I knew her only in her geriatric years.
She was 9 years and 2 months old. Tthat is the oldest Dane our new
vets have ever seen. Thanks for the time with her.
The other two will have no trouble lapping up the extra love.
Orso is picking up although a little slow today. Yesterday he actually
tried the zoomies and it cracked Teresa up so much she phoned me right
away laughing hysterically. She says he was trying to zoom but was
awkward as hell and was making some strange noises we've not heard
before or since. His rashes are gone, he still licks some and we are
working on that. We walk each morning and the two walk very well.
Orso actually half lifted a leg to pee once. He goes up and down stairs
in control now.
Diva is fitting right in as well. She is loved by all she meets
as well, except our daughter after she put the pet bunny in her
mouth. No one hurt. Diva has had a few zoomies and she
travels stairs better than I ever remember Woody doing it. She
appears to have lost a pound or two.
We have the eating, bathroom routines down. No messes in the house and no fights.
They both visit the Daycare for much of the day and lay amongst the
children. Orso would not stop laying on the quiet time mats as
Teresa took them out each nap time, so she made him one. He zonks out
for a few hours while the children nap tops 30 minutes.
Gender - female
- Age/DOB - 5/1/00
- Height at the shoulder -
- Weight - 125 lb
- Spayed/Neutered - yes
- Taken in on - 4/07/08
- Available as of - Now
- Housebroken - yes
- Obedience trained - Yes
- Good with other dogs - Yes
- with cats - Yes?
- with kids - Yes
- with the elderly - Yes
- Very sweet. Can be a bit timid or fearful at times. Calm and quiet
lady generally, though she does have her playful side.
is an owner surrender. Her original owners had to give her up because they lost
their job and home and did not have a way to give Diva a good stable
home. They loved her and took good care of her, and giving her up was
hard for them to do, but they felt it was best for Diva. She is a very
sweet girl. Kind of slow moving and stately, though she can be very
playful at times. She is well trained and well behaved. She is a bit
overwhelmed by all the dogs here and has gotten a bit withdrawn and can
be timid now and then. She is going to make someone very happy as she
is a wonderful family member and a great pet. She is very in tune to
her owners and her surroundings and is a sensitive girl. And she is
very, very loving. We almost lost her enroute to one of the people
helping with the transport. She won them over and had they been in a
position to adopt her, she would never have made it out of CO. On a
scale of 1 to 10, Diva is an easy 9, she is an exceptional dog. Her
temperament and personality show how much her owners loved her and
cared for her. She has been raised around kids and other animals and is
fine with cats, small animals, other dogs (as long as there aren't too
many of them and they aren't too pushy), and kids of all ages.
Diva was adopted and spent 3 years with her new family, but they had to
give her up this year, so she's back here with us again. Diva is
overweight right now and on a diet, and she is a bit more spoiled than
when she was here originally, but she is still the same laid back dog.
She's older and doesn't suffer young active dogs as well anymore, but
she is still good with other dogs. This big sweet old girl has had a
lot of tough breaks in her life and deserves a home where she can enjoy
her retirement and her final years. Aside from her weight issues, she
seems healthy. We are going to have our vet check her out, but we
aren't seeing any health issues at this point. Diva is a doll and a
very good dog who just needs someone to love her and give her a place
to relax. Are you that someone?
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