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Below is some information on Alfredo from the rescue.
‘I am Alfredo, a loving and affectionate paralyzed hound mix. All I want is a warm bed, lots of cuddles and belly rubs and lay at your feet. I am mellow, good with other dogs, cats and children and very thankful and easy going. I can easily live in a home with other dogs and cats. I am neutered, vaccinated, blood tested and have been waiting for over 4 years for a home!
HERE IS MY STORY:
My owner abandoned me in a rubbish damp in a small village outside of Athens, Greece. Sadly, the fate of hundred thousand of dogs in Greece. Nobody knows how long I had survived in that dump on my own but any dog living on the street is in danger. So was I. I became a victim of a hit-and-run car accident. The driver who hit me never stopped to bring me to the vet but left me injured on the street. My rescuers believe that I must have lived in that state and in agonizing pain for many weeks and it is a miracle that I had even survived. Because of the car accident, I have a broken spine. My feet were completely wound from dragging them behind, I was full of ticks that drank my blood and I had become skin and bones. I am also missing half of an ear and nobody knows exactly what happened to me. But in July 2015 I was finally rescued and taken off that dirty garbage dump.
I have been longing for a home for over 4 years. Zero Stray Pawject will take care of food and medical bills during the time of foster in or around NYC.
Despite a rough start in life, it never broke my spirit and loving nature. I am a very kind dog who LOVES everyone! I love people, especially children, I love other dogs, I love even cats. I easily trust people when I realize that you will not do me any harm and boy then I become a huge snuggler. I love to give kisses and lick your hands. I am a HUGE love bug and could stay with you at your feet (or preferably in your bed ? ) all day and just have you hug me. Do not let me go! I am the most easiest going dog you can think of. Mellow and so obedient.
I am a very polite dog. When you leave, I never bark. I am just thankful for every little attention that I can get. In my fosters my rescuers do not have a lot of time for me, because there are so many injured and sick dogs to take care of. Character wise I am a gem of a dog. You probably will not find a better dog than me who is more loving, loyal, mellow and easy going.
I am in a wheelchair and need to get my diapers changed a couple of times during the day and my bladder extracted at least once a day. But I am really good and hold still. It is easy to learn and ZSP will help if you don’t have any experiences, as long as you are committed.
I am 38 pounds light. So I am not too heavy to lift me out of the wheel chair and change my diapers. In addition to a wheelchair, I will also require ongoing medication. But ZSP will tell you all about what medication I need.
The only thing I ask is to get hugs and kisses constantly. I am thankful for every little bit of kindness.
Below is a video on the rescues facebook and more information. The post says foster found, but that is before this situation happened.
https://www.facebook.com/zerostraypawje ... __tn__=K-R