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2009 Rescue Kerries Placed: Jazz


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Fostered in Denver 

Rescue Coordinator: Mimi Karsh

[In the beginning of August, 2009] a beautiful 4 year old Kerry girl was surrendered to me by her second owner, a woman who does Jack Russell Terrier rescue here in Colorado. "Jazz" and a male Kerry were originally bought for breeding purposes and then their first owners just gave them both away after changing their minds. Jazz and one of the permanent JRT residents of her second home had developed some very serious bad feelings and her owner felt it time for her to be rehomed even though she loved her very much. Jazz's papers show that her sire and dam came from Poland and Russia respectively and no information was to be found on the Texas kennel in which she was born.

I found her to be a sweet and friendly "wild child", desperately in need of training, consistency and ideally a strong but gentle male companion as she was delighted with my gentle sweet Kerry boy. I immediately thought of Aiden, the wonderful boy I sent to his forever home on Christmas Day of 2008 (you can read his story on the 2008 rescue page).

I knew that Aiden's family had just lost their second much loved elderly dog in just 7 months and the health of their 13 yr old Charlotte is failing. Aiden was in need of a lively companion and the "wild child" was in need of an experienced and loving home that preferably had a canine companion for her.

You can see pictures here as she patiently puts up with my attempts to "carve" a Kerry out of six months worth of a beautiful curls.

On September 9th Jazz will be a "pawsenger" in the cabin (with a flight attendant) of the new Pet Airways on a flight from Denver to Los Angeles where she will be met by Aiden and family.

We're looking forward to updates from her new family.





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