Dogs playing togetherTwo down-on-their-luck dogs have forged a wonderful new relationship at the Oklahoma animal hospital where they arrived under separate conditions. Blair, a homeless 1-year-old black Labrador mix, was brought to the hospital after being shot -- while two-year-old Tanner was dropped by a local rescue organization that could no longer care for the Golden Retriever, who was born blind and with a debilitating seizure disorder.
Weeks went by, but no homes presented themselves for the dogs due to the high level of care each needed. Then one day, "[Blair and Tanner] were exercising in a play yard together and they got together," hospital director Dr. Mike Jones recounted. "Blair all of a sudden seemed to realize that Tanner was blind and just started to help him around."
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After observing the camaraderie, staff members started keeping the pups together. "After two or three weeks, we realized Tanner wasn't seizing anymore. He's notRead More »from Home Needed for Blind Dog and His Guide Dog