New foster dog

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    My gf and I recently took in a new foster dog. His name is Dami. He is a 10 yr old dalmation who was seized from a CT home. The owners kept him tied outside with no food or water. By the time animal control took him, he was close to death. The couple was arrested and charged with animal cruelty. He now has spinal problems which make him semi-incontinent.

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    Good on you to take him in.
     
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    Poor baby,

    Love him up
     
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    He's a sweetheart. I feel so sorry for him. :(
     
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    luckily they live in the momment.

    Present love will erase much of the pain
     
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    Good for you, Josef. I hope he eventually finds a permanent home that is full of love for him. In the meantime, I'm sure he's in the best place possible.
     
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    I work he cat end of the foster care system. Sad what comes in isnt it?

    Other then the incontinence, how is the dog with you?
     
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    Don't forget to scratch behind his ears and rub his tummy...
     
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    Kudo's to you Joseph. Not many would have stepped up for a senior dog.

    I currently Foster at GSD/Pit mix. Jango by name. He's a hell of a dog and will make someone a great pet.
     
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    Good for you. He's great with people. He just wants to curl up next to me all the time. He's good with our other dog, too; but he pesters him a bit. He probably never got socialized. The other dog snaps at him when he's had enough and then the dalmation backs off. He's learning.
     

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