Author Topic: Miss Ella 3 year old mastiff looking for a loving family check out her web site!  (Read 13047 times)

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One thing failed to be remembered.
It is HIS dog to give to as he chooses.

Instead of getting all offended, why not allow the
'rescue' part of your heart assist this man?
Maybe if we all spent half the energy assiting him as we have on this post complaining about him, she could of already been re-homed. Ever think about that?

If you feel you have the time and resources for this dog, why not prove it? Let him know why you have so many, why you feel you'd be a good placement for this dog and
invite him to your home? Prove your resources for vet care and feeding so many dogs. Let him see your home and yard.

I know many of you are advocates for the dog, not the human, but you need to have the human skills, compassion and
manor to deal with the human to get to the dogs. I find some of us who love animals lack the social skills needed to deal with humans. (JMO)

If this man prefers a home with not so many pets then that is his right and should be respected. My goodness at least he is not dumping her at a kill shelter or on a country road by some farm. She is a happy and healthy dog that needs to be re-homed, not nglected, under weight or ill.

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Where is she at anyway?

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I need to point out that the people commenting on this post are the people that have put uncountable hours and effort into the rescue and foster of multiple animals.  Before pointing a finger, please look back at the other rescue posts.  You will see the hardwork and compassion that these people put forth on a daily basis.


Do you mean pointing fingers as in the ones who are harsh about this man re-homing his dog?
Or me for saying kuddo's to this man for not just dumping this dog at a shelter or one of our many bursting at the seams rescue groups?
I too have countless hours, I started at 14 as a volunteer at a shelter. I am nearly 45.
I have 8 indoor cats and one outdorr cat for a total of 9 and 2 dogs, I also foster for 2 groups and do my own private rescues.
All I am saying is before we call this man a hypocrite, look at what he could of done and look at what he is trying to do. There were so many other 'easy' way outs.
Now unknowing to him he is getting slammed on some website he most likely knows nothing about.

Sometimes people have the best of intentions and then 'life' happens. Sometimes beyond our control and sometimes in our control.
He isn't dumping her on someones door step or on a back country road. She is much better off with someone who can give her the attention she deserves if he cannot provide this for her, Has anyone ever thought he may have other issues that he may of felt was no ones business so he didn't put it on his web site, Maybe a child born with special needs? Wife going through postnatal depression?
I wasn't pointing fingers, just giving credit where credit was due and also give others judging this person something to think about and to consider.
Believe me I have been guilty of being to judgemental myself. I just recently had to be called to the carpet on it myself.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2006, 07:01:10 pm by MSF »

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Not that I feel I should have to defend myself on this issue- my point is this... I am near enough to him where I could drive over and pick her up, BUT... I am not *qualified*, as I already have two females purchased from a breeder, one rescue boy, and my foster girl just left for her forever home two weekends ago.  I also have four cats, and chinchillas, which, by his own words, makes me a collector.  What right does HE have to accuse me of that???  How many of you guys here would tell me I would not give this girl the best home she could ever have for the rest of her life???
Amen Amani's Mom!!!...I have 8 house cats, 2 house bunnies, a guinea pig princess, & my 3 dogs..PLUS my 2 skin kids...I have the time, money, space, energy & love for all of them...My 2nd child was born 15 months after my 1st & I still managed & nobody went without ever...Am I a collector?...It doesn't feel like it...Nobody here ever does without...They are my life...That's what I do...I understand your irritation at his words...I know people with one or two furry friends that don't care or do nearly as well as we do.
edited to add, Oh I still find time, energy, love & money to rescue too...If all of that makes me a collector, I know many many animals who live happy lives today because I "collected" them! ;D
« Last Edit: September 04, 2006, 07:27:32 pm by Gypsy Jazmine »

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Amani's Mom, if you feel that strongly, why not call him again? Tell him you feel confidant you'd be a great home for Ella and you understand his concerns and would like to invite him to your place and show him what a great place you have to offer Ella.
Assure him you can provide for her.
It can't hurt.
A person can't say no if you don't ask and sometimes poliet persistance pays off.

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Amani's mom, I agree, you should contact him and let him know also that by his standards his baby could be missing out on a wonderful home.  Yes, it's ultimately his decision, as it should be, but come on!!  I would love to inquire but I live in AL and I don't OWN my home.  I can understand that to a point also, many people have to rehome their animals because they can't find a place that will allow them.  I however, don't move into a place where I can't have my animals, and before anyone blasts me for saying that hold your fingers, I'm also very fortunate that I have places that they can go if need be until I do find a place that will accept them.  I think you should inquire, all he can do is say no.
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As I said I was debating on contacting him.  As some of you know I've been wanting (but waiting for the right one) to get another big paw since Navarre died.  After I posted on this thread this morning, like literally a half hour later, my mom calls me and tells me that she's contacted him about me.  She said when she saw Ella she thought that's Heather's dog!  How weird is that!
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Re: Miss Ella 3 year old mastiff looking for a loving family check out her web s
« Reply #24 on: September 05, 2006, 05:08:53 am »
navarre1316, are you going to contact him your self now?  I think that you should, it might be good to talk to him.  The dog is gorgeous and sounds to me like am awesome well behaved dog.
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Yes I did.  Now it's just a wait and see!! 
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Yes I did.  Now it's just a wait and see!! 

I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you.   ;D

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Yes I did.  Now it's just a wait and see!! 
Good luck, to both you and Ella!
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He did respond to my email.  His one curiosity, and quite frankly mine too is how I would get her to Mobile.  I think he wants prospective owners to meet her first, which I totally understand, but I don't know when I would be able to do that.  He said he has a couple of local people that are coming to look at her too.  So I just told him to let me know how those meetings went and to let me know if I was even a prospect.
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Re: Miss Ella 3 year old mastiff looking for a loving family check out her web s
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2006, 09:02:24 am »
How far away are you from him? 
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