For information about Noah or how to adopt Noah, please contact Little Heart K9. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 520-471-0823.
Rescued November 27, 2017 from Maricopa County Animal Care and Control, East, A4018192.
Noah at the shelter, he weighs 57 pounds.
Noah at the shelter.
Noah at the shelter.
Noah’s freedom picture.
At home, tucked in for the night. Noah is sick, he needs time to rest and decompress.
Noah, day one.
Noah, day one.
Noah needs a tissue. He’s wheezy, coughs, and is snot-nosed. He is on antibiotics, probiotics and has a veterinary appointment this week. Noah will receive the rest, decompression time, socialization, and training he needs to be a well balanced adoptable boy.
Noah with his new friends: fuzzy slippers.
Noah doesn’t feel well.
Noah, day 3.
Noah, day 3. He’s more cooperative about coming out of his kennel, and about being leashed. He’s also shown me that he knows how to sit and he takes treats gently.
Noah, day 4.
Noah, getting some much needed rest.
Noah, learning to trust.
Day 4, a visit with the vet. He’s estimated to be two years old, or even less than two. He has kennel cough and giardia, he will get well. He weighed 57 pounds Monday when he was picked up at the shelter, and 63 pounds Friday at the vet. The core of Little Heart K9’s beliefs is to be: firm, fair and consistent. With these things, Noah will be a happy, healthy, adoptable dog.
Noah, playing, day 6.
Noah, relaxing on day 6.
As Noah recovers from his illness, we take short walks in the desert.
Starting to play.
Noah’s camouflage game is strong.
Noah, out walking.
Noah’s new red collar.
Listening to the neighbors dogs.
Noah, relaxing in the house. Could this boy be your next fur-ever dog? Contact Little Heart K9 for adoption information.
Dec 1st, Noah making funny faces in the car after a vet visit. He weighs 69 pounds today, good boy Noah!
Noah out and about in Green Valley, meeting new friends.
A visit from Aunty Julie. She’s a very valuable person in my rescue tribe who does a tremendous amount for the dogs.
Noah in the sun.
Noah with his friend Archie.
Liam and Noah waiting for dinner. As of January 15th, Noah is being amazing. He’s changed so much from his days of being a fearful, bitey dog in the shelter. Noah is fun, fun loving, very talkative, takes direction well, is very active and ready to learn. He still needs guidance and practice with meeting new people, but Noah is well on his way to being an incredible companion.
Look at how handsome Noah is now!
Sleepy Noah, he’s had a busy day playing with his pack and daycare dogs.
An 80 degree “winter” day calls for the kiddie pool. Noah loves to play in the water.
Tug-of-war with Liam.
Noah smiling with his friends.
ADOPTED! Thank you to Marty and Barbara for giving Noah a chance, patience, understanding and a great home!
Mar 2, 2018, Update: Noah’s adoption was not successful. Unfortunately, Noah immediately reverted back to the same fear based behavior we saw at the shelter. Actually, it was worse than what I’ve seen from Noah. We’ve rescued many dogs that need continued training, guidance, confidence building, etc., but to see Noah revert all the way back to the behavior that is likely the reason he ended up at the shelter, is heartbreaking. With me, Noah can be a good boy, takes verbal correction well, he’s simply an overgrown puppy in need of patience, CONSISTENCY, and ongoing guidance. However, we take risk seriously, that of adopters and their family, and that of Noah. LHK9 has reached out to several resources for help regarding Noah. There are simply not enough people and/or rescues willing to help dogs like Noah. If no better solution can be found, Noah will go to heaven where he will run free and without fear forever. This is not a decision LHK9 takes lightly. Please know that we have the best interest of the dog at heart. Noah is loved and adored.
Noah is at peace now, running the heavenly fields, free of fear. After rescuing and/or fostering more than 40 dogs, many labeled as aggressive, Noah is the first foster dog I felt was truly unsafe, unpredictable, in the wrong hands, I feared for his safety, I opted to let him go to heaven. This is not a decision I made lightly, or without reaching out for help. There are too few rescues that can take a dog like Noah. My heart is broken for Noah. Every dog that comes through my home has a lesson for me, Noah is no exception. I may pause from rescuing, but I will never stop because the need is too great and my love and adoration is too big to stop. I loved you deeply, Noah bear.
Thank you to Dr. Horton, DVM, and staff for your kindness, understanding, and compassion for Noah.
A tribute for Noah.