Hearts United for Animals
HUA - Omaha, NE

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be my buddy
Yorkie Mix
Born: 05/05/2007
6 lbs

Homeward bound-adopted!

Now living happily in Florida.

Sophie was rescued by her neighbor, who after witnessing extremely rough behavior by kids in the home, talked the owner into giving her over. These children were throwing the poor thing against walls. They dropped her to the floor over and over for their own amusement. It was a disgusting and unbelievable situation, and Sophie did not escape unscathed. As a matter of fact, she suffered permanent brain damage due to the horrific tramua to her head. She is unsteady on her feet, has trouble turning sharp corners, and stumbles quite often when she tries to run. Sophie will have none of your pity, however. She is a survivor. She is intelligent. She is precious. She is friendly and happy and loving. She kisses and cuddles and loves all the grown-ups. She is afraid of young children, which is understandable after all that she has been through at the hands of heartless and careless ones whose parents never bothered to educate them. She snuggles in her bed when she is not on a lap, and curls up next to her furry buddies as if they are the best things that ever happened to her. She even kisses her dog friends as she is so ecstatic to have them in her life. Now and then, Sophie likes to offer up her opinion on the comings and goings of the place, and she has just the cutest little girlie-girl voice we've ever heard. She is such a treasure and we are proud to be loved by her. Sophie does not need any special medication and does not have any other medical problems. She is a brave old soul in a petite, fuzzy huggable little body.
Buddy Messages (2)
Her Buddy, Mary Oliver, from Omaha, Nebraska, sent her this message: "Little Sophie you are so precious. Hoping for a forever home for you very soon! Kisses" Sophie sends Mary many happy, grateful hugs and kisses.
Her Buddy, Margaret Majors, from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, sent her this message: "Dear, sweet Sophie, you are precious and beautiful. I'm sure you will soon find your forever family who will shower you with the love and attention you deserve. Until then, you are in caring hands at HUA and I'm honored to be your buddy! Hugs and cuddles from your friends in Wisconsin!" Sophie sends Margaret many happy, grateful hugs and kisses.

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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.