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Hearts United for Animals

Gamba

be my buddy
Poodle
Born: 10/08/2008
Tiny
6 lbs
Female

Homeward Bound - Adopted!

Now living happily in Vermillion, South 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.

Gamba arrived at the shelter with five teeth. The rest had fallen out as a result of massive infection. Unfortunately, our vet was unable to save the remaining teeth and all were removed. Gamba doesn't care. She thinks she's cute and we couldn't agree more. She is a super sweet, friendly girl who dances and quivers for attention. She loves being with people and seeks cuddling out at every opportunity. She gets along well with all the other dogs. She is currently bunking with a very handsome but slightly picky Chihuahua and he has fallen head over heels in love with Gamba. As have we all...
Buddy Messages (2)
Her Buddy, Monika Morouse, from Pleasant Ridge, MI, sent her this message: "Precious Gamba. I so wish that I could bring you home right now. I have an elderly dog with some challenges, but when the time is right I would love to share my home with you, if you haven't already been taken into a loving home! Sending many kisses to you." Gamba sends Monika lots of happy dances, cuddles and kisses all together!
Her Buddy, Christine Falletti, from Half Moon Bay, CA, sent her this message: "What a cutie you are, sweet Gamba! Glad you're safe now & hope you find a wonderful home soon sweetheart." Gamba sends Christine many playful cuddles and lots of happy kisses!

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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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