Sanctuary animals with disabilities are the first to be overlooked. Sadly, they are usually moved to the top of the euthanasia list in kill shelters also.
A canine, named Blu, sat in the sanctuary day after day. Nobody wished to bother with her because she’s deaf. It was heartbreaking. Thankfully there are wonderful individuals, like Mark and his partner Sean, that look for dogs like Blu, knowing the odds are stacked versus them. They heard about Blu from her previous owner who explained that she was with the family for 6 years prior to they needed to surrender her.
When the couple arrived at Family Dog Rescue in San Francisco, they were told that Blu really did not have a single visitor before they appeared. Poor pup! Mark and Sean were taken to a area to satisfy Blu.
When she walked in, it was apparent that Blu was “vibrant and lively.” If they adopted Blu, she would become the fourth deaf dog they’ve owned. The couple obviously had patience and huge hearts. Once they met Blu, they knew she belonged with them.
Leaving her family must have been so traumatic. They explained that they did love Blu but they were required to sell their home and move into a rental that didn’t allow Pit Bulls. Can you imagine just how hard that must’ve been on Blu and her original family?
Now it was time to make things right! Blu went from being one of the shelter’s longest locals to a beloved member of Mark and Sean’s household. However, Blu still suffered from injury.
Blu remembered all also well that she was surrendered by a family she liked. Even though Mark and Sean would certainly never ever bring her back to the sanctuary, Blu wasn’t so certain. This is a story chocked full of patience and a lot of love. To see Blu blossom with her brand-new fathers, check out the heartwarming video below. We are past elated that this pup ended up exactly where she belongs!