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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby SherriA » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:22 am

Moe is being euthanized this weekend. Despite medication (prozac) and work with a veterinary behaviourist, his aggression has not abated and has, in fact, become increasingly unpredictable and frequent. He has gone after dogs and people in his current foster home, despite every effort to manage his environment as much as possible. This dog can not be safely adopted out, and I have to believe that deep down he is very unhappy. My heart is breaking a little that I couldn't help him, that none of us could help him. Please hold peaceful thoughts for him as he's released from whatever is tormenting him.
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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby Sabine » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:07 am

I'm so sorry Sherri, that's truly sad. :( Thanks to you and all the wonderful people who tried to help him.
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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby JudyL » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:49 pm

I'm very sorry about this, Sherri. Whatever it was that the rescue person sensed when the original owners relinquished him, I hope that they never get another dog.

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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby maxs_mommy » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:19 pm

I'm sorry to hear this. I know it's the kindest thing to do but that doesn't make it easier.
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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby connie » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:38 pm

I'm sorry that his problems couldn't be managed or abated. I agree with you, though, Sherri: a dog with that behavioral disorder is not a happy, balanced dog. A humane euthanasia is an act of mercy in a situation like this one.

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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby MaisyPancakes » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:39 pm

I'm so sorry, Sherri. The universe thanks you for being his advocate. What a hard thing.

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Re: Resource Guarding

Postby emmas_mom » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:42 am

So sorry, Sherri. Perhaps some sort of neurological or other disorder that wasn't easily diagnosed with existing protocol? I am glad Moe is now at peace.
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