I just had to share this story with you. From our PNW Border Collie Rescue Idaho page.
(text below copied and pasted from Cappy's bio)
"Cappy's litter was bred by a rancher in Twin Falls, Idaho. When this rancher feeds his pups he just puts out cans of Alpo with the lids removed. Cappy got his head stuck in a can at the age of 6 weeks and was left that way for about 12 hours until the rancher found him. Cappy is now blind due to a lack of oxygen while the can was stuck on his head.
The Rancher was going to shoot Cappy. A kind family took him in to save his life. Now Cappy is in foster care with the Idaho Domestic Animal Welfare Group.
This is a bright, confident pup, not at all 'disabled', no baggage. He is happy and outgoing, yet careful, loves other dogs and adores people. He will need a safe environment and other dogs that are tolerant of his puppy antics. Also, a human that is patient. We are certain this little pup can learn anything if given the opportunity. He is very smart and happy. We are estimating his date of birth as
See Cappy's video. It is amazing watching this to think this little guy is completely blind. This brought tears to my eyes...
CLICK HERE FOR Cappy's Video
To learn more about Cappy, call Joan at IDAWG 208-283-9513 or email findadog @ hotmail.com
Link to Cappy's Bio on PNW Border Collie Rescue
To think that today I complained about the traffic, prices of tomatoes, my pants not fitting, my feet hurting (because I am too fat)...then I watched that video.
Watching that little guy so happy, running around playing without a care in the world, completely unaware of any disability or disadvantage...it is simply humbling.
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