Sunday, April 29, 2012

Forever homes needed!

Our girls, Ivy and Esme, have been waiting patiently for a forever home.  They like being with their foster mom, but would really LOVE to have a family of their home.  Both girls have been with us for quite some time and we just don't understand why people keep overlooking them.  They are both fantastic dogs!

Skip, the gentleman of the bunch, is still very sad from losing his forever home.  We know that his broken heart would be mended if he had a new family that loved him dearly.  He is great boy who really deserves a new, loving home.

Can you help these great dogs find new homes???

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Welcome Belle and Miyavi!

Belle and Miyavi have arrived!!  We are so happy that Belle and Miyavi were able to join us this weekend.  Miyavi already have a home in Fort Wayne, but Belle is still looking for her forever home!  Check them out on our "adoptable" page!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Thank You!!!

Thank You to everyone that came out for our fundraiser today! It was a HUGE success! We are so grateful for everyone's generosity!

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Come see us Sunday!!

Come out and see us Sunday at Joshica's Planet Canine!  Various dogs will be available for adoption and our canine swim fundraiser will be going on.  There are still a few  swim spots available!  We will be there from 9AM - 6PM!  We are hoping that Ivy, Esme, Mario and Skip find their new forever homes!!

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Come see us tomorrow!

Come out and see us tomorrow at Tractor Supply Company from 12-3pm!  Lots of great pets looking for great homes!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Pretty Girl Faith!

Update on Faith!

Dear Faith's Followers,
Thank you for all your care, concern and donations toward Faith.
Since our first visit to MSU Faith has been receiving drops in her eyes twice daily until our next visit back to MSU on April 24th for a recheck.  I will plan to give another update after that visit, but we do know now that if she does have the surgery to remove her cataracts, it wouldn't be until she is about 8 months old.  Faith will be 4 months old on April 16th.  She has been growing like a little weed, weighing 5 lbs now.  As of yesterday, she is looking like a different little girl because she went to the groomer.  I asked that the hair around her face be cut very short so that I could get the drops in her eyes easier.
To give you some idea of what life is like for Faith each day....  Faith has her own room, and this is where she sleeps and eats, or just needs to be to keep out of trouble.  She does have 3 big brothers that would love to eat her food and play with her adorable toys, so we like to have a room for her own to keep her things safe.  However....Faith doesn't really want to be in her room unless it's bed time or nap time.  She LOVES her big brothers and wants to play with them or even just lay with them all the time.  Her favorite is Bubba - a 97 lb Doberman, second favorite is Drake - a 82 lb Retriever, and the third is the "father figure" to all others and the best dog in the world... Hogan - a 65 lb Golden Retriever and he is actually the one she loves to sleep with, and he lets her.  Two other absolute favorite things Faith loves is being outside and playing with a cap to my bottled water. 
Faith's  personality is absolutely precious!   To look at her just brings a huge smile to my face.  Her being blind has not stopped her from one second of happiness and joy.  She lives each day to the fullest!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Update on Faith!!

Last week, Faith traveled to Michigan State University for an evaluation to see what stage her cataracts were in.  We found out that Faith has cataracts in both eyes, but still has some vision. She will have to wait until 6 to 9 months of age to be evaluated as a surgical candidate.
At this time, Faith must receive topical medication in both eyes twice daily (no missing a dose!!) to control the inflammation.
Cataract surgery costs between $3100 and 3700 for both eyes performed at the same time. An example of the surgery can be viewed at

REMINDER: Swim Fundraiser at Joshica's Planet Canine April 22nd for Obi-Wan's chemotherapy costs. Call 574-522-8584 NOW.


Sunday, April 1, 2012

Exciting News at Dream Paws!

This month has been VERY exciting here at Dream Paws!  Yesterday, Cessna took off (literally... by plane!) to her new home!  Her new "Puppy Parent" is a pilot, who flew in to pick her up (he is also the one who brought her over from a shelter in Ohio).  Our latest update was that Cessna arrived safely and is playing nicely with her new Border Collie sibling!

Trooper looks like he FINALLY found his forever home!  Yeah Trooper!  So proud of your patience!

Today, Rio got to meet horses for the first time.  He thought they were interesting and did not shy away from them.  One of the horses even came down to sniff him.  It also seems that he lacks any interest in herding.

Mario is in his new foster home and adjusting wonderfully.  He loves to help his new foster mom pick up sticks in the yard and loves to meet new people!  He also told her that he needed (or wanted) a bath by getting into the bathtub by himself!

Check back soon, as we might have some new additions arriving at Dream Paws in the next few weeks!