Little Buddy and Aster Rose were born with disabilities and were abandoned by unscrupulous breeders. Krysten Harper, originally from Alabama (USA), looked beyond their differences and took them under her wing.
Although they look alike, Little Buddy and pink aster were born in different farms. The 2 Australian Shepherds are deaf and blind, reports an article published on April 8, 2022 in the columns of Mirror. What they didn’t know was that fate had a nice surprise in store for them.
3 years ago, Krysten Harper has met Little Buddy in a shelter and fell in love with him. The animal abandoned by a breeder spent 2 years in a kennel, dreaming of one day experiencing family life. Her dearest wish came true with the arrival of Krysten. After adopting him, the 30-year-old taught him how to move around the house and helped him regain a taste for life.
” He would wake up crying in the middle of the night and only sleep in corners or under chairs. It was a little ball of anxietyshe explained to our colleagues across the Channel, he was terrified of shadows and refused to go out after sunset. But he was the nicest dog I’ve ever met. We are kindred spirits. »
Dogs happy to be loved, despite their differences
At the start of 2022, Krysten decided to adopt a second deaf-blind dog. This beautiful person therefore welcomed pink aster, at the age of 3 months. This adorable dog loves meeting new faces and making friends… with 2 legs or 4 legs!
“ She may not be able to see, but that doesn’t mean she can’t find the sunniest part of the yard and stick her muzzle up to feel the warmth. “said his adoptive mother.
Like its “big brother”, pink aster learns to navigate in a dark and silent world, where Krysten lit the lamp of hope. Recently, she mastered the art of climbing stairs. ” It’s something that seems so simple, but for a little blind and deaf puppy, the stairs are a huge obstacle. “said its owner with a big heart.
The latter added: The biggest difference is how I communicate with them. We rely on tactile cues, so a pat on the lower back means “sit” and a hand on the chest means “stay still”. »
The American regularly posts photos of her proteges on her Instagram account. An activity that raises public awareness. ” Blind and Deaf Dogs Can Live Incredible Livesestimated Krysten Harper, Aster is so happy, full of life and anyone who meets her immediately falls in love with her. »
pink aster and Little Buddy could not have dreamed of a better family!
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