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Anxious, Overlooked Shelter Dog Finds Comfort In Her Pile Of Toys

Posted On: Jan 28, 2022   |   Posted By: iHeart Dogs

Anxious, Overlooked Shelter Dog Finds Comfort In Her Pile Of Toys

As a rescue dog who's nervous around other dogs, 2-year-old Bella's chances of adoption become much smaller. One organization re-homed the Lurcher mix, but that family couldn't cope with her behavior around other dogs. So, they put her in the care of the RSPCA for behavioral training.
After working with Bella for almost 2 years, the RSPCA feels confident the right family is out there for her. Sadly, this dog has spent most of her life in kennels without interest from an adopter.
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Bella's Behavior Improved With Patience
The Ashley Heath RSPCA Centre in Dorset, England specializes in “neglected and cruelly treated domestic animals.” When they started training Bella, they could tell she had been neglected and improperly socialized.
Behavior and welfare advisor Hannah Hawkins said:
“Bella is really worried by other dogs and lacks socialization skills that she missed out on in her early, formative months. We believe that incorrect management has worsened this and she was incredibly frustrated when we...

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