means one in Spanish, was a fitting name for this little boy since he was the lone
survivor of a family of 10 puppies and a mama who are all now deceased, except
The mother dog
was hit by car leaving her litter under a porch with no one to care for
them. They had apparently been born near Thanksgiving time. The family rescued one puppy and took it into their house. There it
lived on 2% milk and had his tail mutilated, perhaps in attempts to dock
it. It was badly infected and smelled
Then, Red Lake Rosie's Rescue got a call that the owner wanted to
surrender Uno as he was not thriving.
We took Uno
and fed and cared for him until he was able to leave for Carver Scott Humane
Society where he got a foster home and great care. We are thankful that little Uno survived and
seems to be doing well.
We urge all the
residents here to stop the do-it-yourself docking of tails on dogs and
cats. It is painful and causes injury
and sometimes incontinence.