Special needs shepherd

Urgent: Foster needed for special needs shepherd found tied to a tree

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A foster home is urgently needed for a lovely German shepherd with a sad past. Not long ago, the dog, named Jackie, was found abandoned…left tied to a tree. Jackie has been saved from the cruel abandonment, but she is now desperately in need of a foster home.

Jackie is a special dog in more than one way…aside from being smart, obedient and cuddly, she has a condition known as Megaesophagus, which means that she has a hard time swallowing. Have no worries – Jackie’s condition is manageable and she even uses a special chair (Bailey chair) to eat which helps her get her food down easily.

Jackie is currently in the care of Northwest German Shepherd Rescue, but she needs a foster home – now. The rescue group has shared some information about Jackie’s special chair and a bit about her demeanor around dogs:

I need to do is sit in a vertical “highchair”, also called a Baliey Chair, twice a day for 20 minutes after my meals. I like my chair so much that sometimes I even fall asleep in it. While small dogs kind of freak me out, with slow introduction I can be ok with large dogs as long as they aren’t too bossy.

Jackie requires a cat-free home…this is mandatory because her prey drive is high. If you are interested in learning more about Jackie, click here to read her biography in full.

Current location: Monroe, Washington

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Pug remembers the vet tech who helped save his life and gives her the best hug ever


5 replies
  1. Nancy Raymond says:

    O PLEASE some kind patient person step up and help Jackie – her life has obviously not been one of love and she deserves a safe loving foster to show her not all people are cruel – you will never regret helping this beautiful dog.

  2. Debbie says:

    There was another dog that had this same diagnosis & is fed in the same high chair…..I wonder if they would be willing to take Jackie…..


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