Tara, a dog that now holds a special place in our heart, entered our lives in a whirlwind of urgency and compassion. It all began with a series of heart-wrenching images, a pack of abandoned dogs in desperate need. The shelter was already brimming, but there was one soul that simply could not wait. Her condition was critical, her womb perilously protruding from her body. There was no choice but to act swiftly; Tara's life hung in the balance.
Without hesitation, we rushed her to the vet, knowing that we would find a way to make space for her later. And so began Tara's journey to healing. We arranged for her to stay in a paid hotel, a safe haven while we prepared a place for her at the shelter. Two months passed, during which we received updates on her progress. Sweet-natured, but deeply timid, Tara faced a world that had not always been kind. The sight of a lead sent her into a panic, and for those two months, she stayed within the confines of her cage, too fearful to venture into the playground.
Finally, the day arrived when Tara could join us at the shelter. She emerged, shy and trembling, yet there was a purity in her spirit that struck a chord within us. Surprisingly, she was immaculate, steadfast in her refusal to soil her kennel. This meant daily excursions to the playground, with us gently guiding and encouraging her. By the third day, Tara had conquered her fear of the lead, a testament to her astonishing capacity for growth.
Today, Tara walks beside us, a marvel of composure and grace. She chooses to stay close, her steps graceful and unhurried. The transformation is nothing short of magical. She has formed bonds with fellow shelter mates and greets us with boundless excitement. Witnessing her journey from a trembling soul to a carefree spirit has been a privilege beyond measure.
At just under two years old, Tara is poised to offer a lifetime of loyalty and love to her future family. While she enjoys the company of other dogs, she would thrive equally as an only pet. Continued confidence-building will be essential, a task she embraces with eagerness. Tara is more than a rescue; she is a promise of warmth, devotion, and boundless potential. She is ready to be the cherished heart of a loving family.
More About Tara
- Sex: Female
- Colour: Black - with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
- Age Group: Adult
- Breed: Mixed Breed
- Age: 2 years 4 months.
What you should know
- Can live with cats: Unknown
- Good with dogs: Yes
- Needs resident dog: Can live with a resident dog or alone
- Can live with children: Over 12
- Adoption Coodinator: Melina Kyriakou