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OJ and Blue Dozer finally have their happy ending! The blind 12-year-old Dachshund and six-year-old Staffordshire Terrier are the very definition of best friends: Dozer helps his small companion get around and keeps him safe day in and day out. From their original home to the shelter to a new family to the shelter back again, the duo knows all too well what it is to experience a lot of drama in quite a short period of time … But now, that is all in the past for the two pups who finally found a proper forever home!

The pair was brought to Richmond Animal Care and Control in Virginia and quickly convinced the staff that no option other than finding one home for both dogs was possible for those two. In April 2018, OJ and Dozer were adopted into a new home, after just a few weeks after their story spread. Unfortunately, it was not the perfect ending that everyone had hoped for – the blind OJ was found wandering a rural road all alone, People reports. Without Dozer, his loyal helper, the Dachshund was completely lost. The shelter contacted the dogs’ adopter who claimed that the animals were separated accidentally. The adopter no longer wanted OJ and fortunately agreed to return Dozer as well.

A month after the unhappy incident, Richmond Animal Care and Control reported some great news. The shelter announced on its Facebook page that OJ and Dozer were adopted together “to a wonderful Richmond family!”

 Richmond Animal Care and Control/Facebook

“These dogs have taken us on a roller coaster ride of emotion and turmoil and yet remained steadfast in their love for each other and their ability to adapt and overcome vexing circumstances,” the team wrote. The pair now has their own Instagram page (@ojanddozer) created by their new guardians, so that all the people who had become invested in their story can keep track of their new and improved life together in the new home.

ojanddozer/Instagram

 

The shelter also emphasized that OJ and Dozer – although very special – are just two of the thousands of dogs that the staff helps every year. Because of that, the shelter has started a fund in honor of the two lucky dogs.

“Gifts made to this fund will allow us to support emergency medical care, outreach in our community and will especially include interventions to help people keep their pets,” the shelter said. “We were unable to close the gaps and solve the issues facing their previous owner to enable a reunion; perhaps through this new fund we can help other people and the pets they love stay together.”

You can make a donation here – remember to put “OJ and Dozer” in the notes to designate your gift to the fund!

Lead image source: Richmond Animal Care and Control/Facebook

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JOHN PASQUA
2 Months Ago

ALL GREAT PEOPLE TO HELP KEEP THE ANIMALS TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE .


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