We're just wild about Harry, and you will be too! So don't tarry and vote for Harry as your new life companion! Yes, we stole a few of Harry Truman's campaign slogans because like him, our Harry's indomitable and optimistic spirit makes him a winner! This 2-3 yr. old, 10.8 lb. happy go lucky little man faces life head on with a smile on his face and a song in his heart despite the sad path which led him to NBGR!
Harry was found in deplorable shape as a stray in a rural area. He was under weight, filthy, covered with fleas, and his coat was so matted that feces became embedded in the matts. The shelter's groomer donated her services to remove the nasty stinky matts, which immediately made Harry feel and look much better. The matts had been on him so long he developed skin infections, but the local vet quickly put him on antibiotics, and it was not long before he was good as new once again! No one came looking for the little guy and the shelter had no ID to track down his previous owner, so Harry eventually made his way to NBGR.
It is obvious that at some point in Harry's life he was well loved and socialized, because despite all this little guy has gone through, he has emerged as a happy, loving, energetic little man who loves life, adores everyone he meets, charms the pants off everyone lucky enough to make his acquaintance, gets along great with the other dogs in his foster home, and loves older respectful children over the age of 10!
Harry walks well on lead as you can see in this video, is a well behaved little car rider, and is quickly brushing up on his house breaking skills! He loves to cuddle, is the perfect companion sleeping in the big bed at night, and is the first one to greet his foster family when they walk in the door!
What more could you ask for in your next life companion? Harry has it all, and he is very eager to say "The buck stops here! Let's get back on this roller coaster called life and share the ride of a life time with me!" Harry promises you won't be sorry!
Harry is neutered, up to date on vaccinations, tested heart worm negative, is on monthly heart worm preventative, and micro chipped. His teeth are in good shape with no need for a dental at this time.
We never place dogs in homes reliant on electric or invisible fencing to contain pets. Fencing of this type may or may not keep a dog in the yard, nor does this type of fencing protect pets from predators, free roaming dogs, or people who may enter the yard. Should there be a power outage, the fence would be rendered useless. If a pet were to panic and run through the barrier and take an electrical jolt from the fence, that pet would not be inclined to return home, and could be lost forever.
Harry is being lovingly fostered in a private home near Kansas City and is hoping to find a forever home with one or two small dog companions!
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.
September 10, 2016
Harry has been Adopted!
A RAGS TO RICHES STORY COME TRUE! Please congratulate NBGR.'s Harry on his very happy ending, and thank his new dad Bobby for making Harry's dream for a 2nd chance at a loving forever home come true! They even look like a match: Harry's halter is the same color as his new dad's shirt!
This sweet little guy was found as an emaciated, filthy, matted, and flea ridden stray with no ID or micro chip. He was taken to a shelter, but no one came looking for him, and eventually made his way to NBGR. We know he was loved by someone at some point in his life because he was very social, house broken, and a complete joy to be around.
Harry's frightening past is now behind him, and he has only happy days and lots of love to look forward to with his new family, which includes Bobby's wife Jerri and a sweet little Boston Terrier name Chari.
We love you Harry! You're one very special little guy who deserves all the happiness every dog deserves, and we have no doubt you will receive all that and much more in the years to come!
A special thanks to our very dedicated NBGR foster mom, Nisha Davis, who not only helped Harry find his happy ending, but also 5 other Griffs who are now in their forever homes, and is currently fostering NBGR's amazing Stevie Wonder. You can learn more about Stevie wonder at this link http://www.brusselsgriffonrescue.org/rescued/stevie-wonder08-21-16.html
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