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Hearts United for Animals

Marlenka

be my buddy
Maltese
Born: 01/29/2012
Tiny
7 lbs
Female

Homeward Bound - Adopted!

Now living happily in Fargo, North Dakota

On January 29, 2014, HUA rescued 45 dogs from a puppy mill in South Dakota. Some of the dogs went to other groups and the majority of them (about 30) came to HUA. HUA has been working with this particular mill on downsizing and we are pleased to announce that this mill is now shut down!

Because of these collaborative efforts, another 45 dogs are now free. Of the group, only 3 of them are males. All others are females. Puppies were also released. A few three-month-old Japanese Chin pups and four six-week-old pups are in the group. What does all this mean? Female dogs are not needed at the mill for breeding because puppies aren't selling. Efforts in educating the public are working and we must continue to let people know about puppy mills and their connection to pet stores, newspaper ads, internet ads, etc.

Marlenka is a little love bug. She is full of joy and promise. She loves playing with the other Maltese girls and simply adores meeting new people. She is playful and friendly and cute as a button. Marlenka lost 13 teeth due to neglect and decay, but she was otherwise in good physical shape and ready to be a part of her first and only family.
Buddy Messages (1)
Her Buddy, Denise Marois-Wolf, from Alexandria, VA, sent her this message: "Marlenka, you are such a sweet little girl, we know you will find your forever home soon. Love and sloppy kisses from Pippin, Hartley, Bear, and their humans." Marlenka really hopes her new buddies are right about finding a new home soon, and sends tons of peppy puppy kisses to Bear, Hartley, and Pippin, and happy cuddles to Denise!

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Thanks for Visiting Our Animals!

Hearts United for Animals is a national no-kill shelter, sanctuary and animal welfare organization. Hearts United for Animals does long distance adoptions if there are safe flights and we have volunteers in the area to do a home visit. We require an application, references and a home visit to adopt one of our dogs. Our dogs are all spayed or neutered and are current on health care. We can cat test a dog if requested. If you are interested in adopting a dog, we can give you more information on each dog if you click the Adoption Info & Application link above. Buddies are people who support the dog and send them love while they are waiting for their new home. The dog does not live with the buddy.

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