Barbie Update

JANINE: This video may not seem like a big deal, but to us at Speranza, this is a HUGE step for Barbie. We were contacted about her at the beginning of summer by a local person. She was taken out of a horrible situation in York. Once the woman got her home, she realized that she was in over her head. Barbie was VERY reactive with dogs. If she saw one, even from 50 feet away, she would lose it.

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Welcome to the family Rosie and pups

JANINE:We got a call about a dog, she had been roaming of rover 2 years We were told she wasn’t alone, she also had puppies with her.

We visited her for the past week. We tried to gain her trust but she was too scared. She didn't want our help and we knew we would have to outsmart her. After 7 hours, we got her secured but it wasn’t over yet... we still needed to find her pups. We searched and searched until we found them.

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Welcome to the family Jefferson

JANINE: I’m driving back from Morgantown in tears over a dog sleeping peacefully in my back seat.

His whole body is covered in burns, whether grease or chemicals, we will never know. He smells of pus and infection. His right eye is no longer of use. The muscle shows through on his hind leg where the flesh was eaten away.

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Welcome to the family Duncan

JANINE: I received a call this afternoon regarding a pit bull that was left behind when the owners were evicted. Upon arrival, I was greeted at the glass door - greeted with big brown eyes and a wagging tail. He barked loudly, as if begging me to free him from where he was left to live - all alone.

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