All in the Family
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Sadie is a small female shepard mix. She was found on the northern Arizona Reservation on a job site. If you are familiar with these areas you know that the feral dog population is a major problem. It is very upsetting for dog lovers to witness the stray and wild dogs who are starving, injured and sick. They are usually anapproachable and can be aggresive due to fear of humans. My husband found Sadie, she approached him which is very unusual. He called to say she was the "wiggliest" dog he'd ever seen and couldn't leave her there. She was starving and later we found out pregnant. We also found out from our vet she had signs of experiencing head trauma. (maybe thats why she wasn't afraid of humans??) a construction worker told my husband there was two of these dogs but one had been hit by a car and killed. We figured she must have been hit too. We nursed her back to health and when she had her four puppies were determined to find good homes for them. All of the puppies stayed in the family. We NEVER want to experience this again. We would never breed our animals as it is too hard to give the puppies away once you become attached. We worried about their future like they were our kids. We ended up with one of her sons, and they both fit in our pack like they were meant to be with us. Sadie is a grateful, loving puppy. We love her as she loves us.

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Comments (19)
Jun 24, 2009 NanimyBoston
Awwww!!! What a cutie!!!:):):)
Jun 24, 2009 pandrews-4
What beautiful people you are to save Sadie like that! I, too, would have done that but not too many people will go to the full extent that you did!! You deserve a medal but I am sure that just having Sadie is rewarding enough! I wish their were more people like you in this world! Give Sadie and her pup a big hug & kiss from Maisie & I!!!!!!!
Jun 24, 2009 jlmcleod3
God bless you both.... As a dog lover and animal lover in general these situations bother me greatly. The world is a better place with people like u....I would have done the same thing.... Happy life to Sadie and her baby and all in your pack.
Jun 24, 2009 doggone1973
God Bless you all for being so compassionate. She is a very pretty girl, and i sure am glad to hear she is so loved.
Jun 24, 2009 DogLuva595
Wow! You just keep going and going! Another dog rescued, and nursed back to full health. Sadie was very lucky, believe it or not to be hit by that car. Or else, she probably never would have been saved by your compassionate family. Although, it still is pretty sad that she almost gave her heart up. Sadie is a very pretty canine! Check out my dogs and please comment on them. Thanks! :)♥ ♥ :)
Jun 24, 2009 zoepaige
My 4 1/2 month old puppy Remy's mom was an adoptee from a reservation as well. Her owners adopted her from the shelter and two weeks later Remy along with her 8 brothers and sisters were born! (although three vets confirmed she was spayed, she got pregnant before leaving the reservation) Your Sadie is a gorgeous sweet girl!
Jun 24, 2009 **thedog**
Jun 24, 2009 georgia04
Thanks for rescuing beautiful Sadie, and saving not only her life, but the lives of her pups. She was very fortunate to have been found by you.
Jun 25, 2009 quilla
You need to hang on a sign on your front door....."Great Dog People Live Here" Imagin e if more people like you exisited in this world rather than the ones who abandon...every dog would have a loving home!!!!!
Jun 29, 2009 Denvir
She's very sweet, and looks very happy now! She is really lucky to have survived the head injury she must've gotten from the car. As quilla said, make a sign saying "Great Dog People Live Here", maybe the dogs will start piling up at your door. :-P Lol, it's nice that you save the dogs :-D
Aug 30, 2009 LilDachshundGirl
Aug 31, 2010 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 5th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Aug 31, 2011 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 6th Birthday!
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Aug 31, 2012 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 7th Birthday!
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Aug 31, 2012 BeautyLover
God bless you for saving this beautiful girl and seeing her through her pregnancy and delivery. While it's a sad story, it's also a loving story because I'm sure you were meant to fnd Sadie. Have a wonderful life with this beauty and her son.
Aug 31, 2013 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 8th Birthday!
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Happy 9th Birthday!
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Aug 31, 2015 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 10th Birthday!
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Happy 11th Birthday!
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