Must Love Pekes is a blog for those who love Pekingese, their looks, their antics, their personalities. It is written by me, Linda, and I have been rescuing Pekingese for over 15 years. Lots of them have gone through our home. We have loved them all.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
BELLA AND SIMON AT CAMP RUNAMUCK
(This was written before Bella's surgery-- more on her recovery later.)
Bella and Simon were turned in by their owner.
We did all the tests we do on new rescues-- like bloodwork, heartworm check and urinalysis. We do urinalysis because bladder infections (and sometimes stones) are in the top 20 health issues with Pekes, and many Pekes have them. Simon had one, so he's on antibiotics and wearing a belly band.
Bella is a tiny thing and so loving. She came into rescue with a very bad, enlarged eye. It has to feel bad, and our Virginia Beach vet, Acredale Animal Hospital, fit her in for surgery.
Simon is very attentive to her and I'd really like to keep them together. They are both six years old and a bonded pair.
Benjamin wondered who the new "kids" were. Don't worry, sweetie, I love you, too. (He goes to his new home tomorrow, but will always have part of my heart.)
Simon hasn't jumped on the couch by himself, but once up there, he loves to be on top on the pillows.
Bella had no trouble-- she's so small, but she must have springs in her legs.
She just found a comfortable spot and curled up.
When I get a new foster, we go out-- a lot! I want them to get used to the yard, and going outside to go to the bathroom. When they arrive, even if they are housetrained, it can be confusing.
Bella takes so little space in a lap-- she loves to curl up for a tummy rub and hugging.
She lays on the arm of the couch. She has found a lot of places to rest.
She won't be doing any jumping for a few weeks. She was spayed yesterday and had her bad eye removed. She has to rest now. It was a lot to go through for such a small one. If you are interested in a sweet pair, let me know. www.potomacpekes.org is our web site where our application is. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. (We have a new email address, so send inquiries to that.) I'll keep you updated on their progress.