UPDATE 03/03/2017

EDIT 27/01/2017

16265247_10211793634022278_3523375417520956917_n 16265535_10211793635062304_4902166144534757134_n

Two and a half month into his treatment at our Franziska clinic, Ruben is a new dog!!!

ruben1

ORIGINAL POST 14/11/2016

IMG_9832

How much suffering, hunger, cold, how much pain can a dog take?
Too much. So much that we, people, cannot even imagine it.
It’s cold outside, our food has too little salt, or the t-shirt label is “killing us”…

And what if it was us? Outside. Now.

15052174_10208273907110758_296130956_o 15049824_10208291058259526_835870086_n

Actually, that’s not even possible. Because we have voices and words, strength and a consciousness – we would have yelled out loud on Step 2 of total 200 steps to becoming a sad wreck like him. Because we are human and we can defend ourselves, we can demand, insist, and scream for our rights. Unlike Ruben.

Weakness and illness are lying to you – he is not an old dog. Ruben is a young puppy, not even a year old. He has severe demodecosis, anemia and most probably a whole bunch of other problems that we are soon to find out about.

15033804_10211079744415484_296745053_n 15058650_10211079744135477_843535843_n 15086180_10211079744175478_510724941_n

Currently, Ruben lives in the clinic of our shelter – the Farm. A place that we made together – for dogs like him: rejected, ill, unwanted, without any chance of making it outside alone.

IMG_9822

Ruben is lucky – the people who found him decided to truly help him – they didn’t just bring him here, but also made a big expense to provide him food and skin-support.

IMG_9836 IMG_9839

You know, most of the dogs aren’t happy with the idea of living here, despite the difficult life they have outside. Freedom calls them, they want to run, to sniff, to explore new paths.  But not Ruben. When the keepers take him out of the box for a little walk, he has a routine: 3 steps to the left – peeing; 3 steps to the right – pooing; 6 mega-fast steps back to the clinic and into the box!

Stay alive, stay smiling, dear Ruben.
And we will make sure you become healthy and loved.

15060441_10208289815228451_499011618_o

 

27 January 2017 | Blog

Facebook comments:

Leave a Reply: