Posted by Kelly on Dec 16, 2009.
Here is my white Sheltie puppy Sasha “herding” sheep. She was born deaf and partially blind, but true instinct shines through despite any handicaps! What a wonderful story Nancy!
Posted in News & Stories • Tags: blind, deaf, dog, sasha, sheltie, white
What a beautiful little girl and a testament to the deep inbred need to herd no matter who, what, when or where.Sasha is very a special! She has that true Sheltie desire to be happy and helpful and obviously she gives little regard to her handicaps. She just gets out there and GOES!
WHAT A SWEETIE!!
I just rescued a deaf, half blind sheltie (Bella) who could be the twin to this one. Gives me hope that she will be able to accomplish the same feats.
thanks so much for your kind words about Sasha. She lives life deliriously happy; she doesn’t know she’s handicapped :) She’s a true joy and I’m so happy her breeder decided not to put her down at birth which gave me the chance to own a special spirit.
Hi Anne, kudos to you for rescuing your handicapped girl. I’m sure she’ll realize what a good life she now has and will become everything you want her to be. They are special, but they don’t know it – they just live their life the best they can, and are usually the happiest dogs in the world :) Good luck to you and your “early Christmas present” to yourself, and Bella!
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