Posted on 11-04-2012
After their original
story was so beautifully captured by our friends at KTUL Channel 8 in Tulsa,
the video went viral and offers of help for these two deserving canines poured
into Sooner Golden Retriever Rescue from across the country. *Watch the original video
With this additional financial support and the help of Dr. Robert Gwin in OKC - SGRR was able to provide surgery to correct the cataract in Tanner’s left eye. *Watch the video
With three months of post-surgical follow-up and continuing support from Blair, Tanner now seems to have some limited vision in his left eye. Both dogs have done extremely well in the care of SGRR, Dr. Mike Jones, and all the staff at Woodland West Animal Hospital. Over the past few months, Tanner’s seizures have been well controlled with medication and Blair has transformed from a timid and suspicious street cur into a friendly and energetic companion animal.
Here’s the best news of all…
Tanner & Blair have found their forever home TOGETHER!
After a brief stint in
foster care with a Tulsa area family, Tanner & Blair have been
officially adopted by their foster family and are now living together in a
loving “furever” home – a home that includes a new canine sibling!
Many thanks to our friends at Woodland West Animal Hospital in Tulsa for providing ongoing veterinary care and room & board for Tanner & Blair while we searched for the perfect placement for these two deserving souls. We must also thank the staff at KTUL Channel 8 inTulsa for getting this story out there; and all of the folks across the country who supported Tanner & Blair both financially and spiritually on their journey home. What a terrific ending for everyone – especially Tanner & Blair. Woo hoo!
**Update provided by Sooner Golden Retriever Rescue
Katherine Gutierrez said:
May God continue to bless Tanner & Blair, the clinic and the new family for their unselfish love and compassion.You will be blessed 7 fold. Thank you again. In Christs Love, Kathy Gutierrez
This story reached a Scottish dog lover living in Spain, with abandoned dogs and badly treated dogs everywhere. It's hard to face everyday. This cheered me up. To the adoptive parents- thank you and yes, god bless you and your family. From me and my doggie, thank you.