Gritta Goetz is our hero.
One of the 12 dogs she’s adopted was Rina who suffered incredible physical and emotional abuse. Her previous owner in Bulgaria used Rina for target practice.
20 projectiles had to be surgically removed from her two. TWo remain stuck in her spinal cord.
For a whole year, Rina couldn’t bear to leave her kennel because of fear of humans.
Eight of the dogs Goetz adopted are confined to wheelchairs. But don’t feel sorry for them. The ones in the wheelchairs are the toughest when it comes to playing fetch.
They are fast enough to get it. And the smallest paralysed dog is the one who can protect the stick against everybody. If she gets it, even the leader has no chance any more.”
h/t: Belfast Telegraph