Update 9/3/14: Monika has been adopted!
On August 1, a precious, full-of-life pup entered the South Los Angeles Care and Control facility in California. The six-month-old pup, named "Monika" is blind, but "shh, don't tell"...for all this puppy knows, she is 100 percent perfection.
Unfortunately, Monika is held in a portion of the facility where adopters do not see her or her amazing personality...a shelter volunteer wrote:
She doesn't know that she is blind -- nor that her status at the shelter is day-to-day. On medical alert since she came in on August 1st she needs out now!
ISO spaces are far too few to hold all the dogs that come in with medical issues, this girl must exit the shelter immediately !
Monika does not know that she is blind and she does not realize that her life is in jeopardy - what she does know is that she is alive and when she is free from her kennel, she is filled with pure joy.
The following information was shared about Monika's personality:
This silly puppy is so full of life and energy and happiness. Everyone who meets her is enchanted by her bubbly personality and joyous spirit. Though she is so quiet in her kennel, once out in the yard it's playtime and she's always in motion.
Interested adopters or rescue agencies can meet Monika at the South L.A. shelter 1850 West 60th St. (Western & Slauson). Phone the facility at (213) 485-0214 or -0303.
Petharbor link for Monika, ID#A1497695 here.
South Los Angeles Animal Care and Control Center at (888) 452-7381
Facebook thread here.
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