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Joseph's Legacy Rescue


COME MEET ME AT PETCO IN MIDDLETOWN! I AM IN THE HABITAT. :) On March 20th we rescued John Henry. He was attacked by a mastiff on and then the owner of the dog placed him in a cardboard box where she thought he would die. She didn't want him to die but he was laying in a box over a weekend. She called us and we instantly got him in to our vet. His lung was bruised and he had some subq emphysema (meaning air under his skin) along with several bite wounds. They cleaned his wounds, gave him sutures, pain medication and fluids. For weeks, John Henry was absolutely pitiful laying on crate rest. He couldn't get up to even eat. His foster mom would put food right near where his head was so he could eat and gain strength. If you tried to touch him at all, anywhere, he would cry out in pain even while she kept up on his pain medication. One day he started standing on his own and would get up to stand to eat but lay right back down after he was done eating. He gradually got strength, hurt a little less and improved. We allowed him to do what he wanted, we didn't push him because healing time was needed so desperately for him. 

He has healed a hurt leg and has had a dental to fix his teeth and is completely ready to find his forever home! If you're looking for a special cat that has been through a lot, here's your boy. 

Miss Teater is a happy, energetic, 1 1/2 year old Bulldog mix. If you remember her intake picture, she cried literal tears when she got here. She has done so well in her training that I am ready to turn her loose. This girlie knows; sit, stay, down and wait. Teater is potty and crate trained. She has done a complete 180 since she arrived here. When she came into the rescue, she hated people and animals. She is now okay with both but she does (still) require a slow introduction. I do not recommend that she go to a home with small children. She will require a strong handler and I also recommend continued training, be that you or a professional. Miss Teater can run and play with the best of them but she can also be a total couch potato/lap dog. She is a good sweet girl who will give kisses all day long. Teater is spayed, had her rabies shot, vaccinated, de-wormed, is licensed and microchipped. 

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There are always animals in need of help and homes.  We are only able to save as many as we have people to help.  Please join us and become a volunteer, foster, or donor.  Without our volunteers, we would not be able to organize and complete our fundraisers that keep us going and able to help the animals.

All of our animals are housed with foster parents who take great care of them.  Food and vetting is provided until they are adopted. We are in desperate need of more Foster Families.  If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please complete an application and we will contact you.

We are currently in need of cat litter and dog food.  We are also looking for someone who may donate a van we can use for our TNR program.  Please visit our amazon wish list and amazon smile as well if you are looking to donate items.


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Since 2013, Joseph's Legacy has been working to help all the animals we can.  Whether it is an animal that is homeless, needs re-homed, or is in need of medical care.  We do not want any animal to suffer or be put down because of something that is out of their control.


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