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Special Needs Animals Have Special Needs

Pets that have special needs (blindness, deafness, etc.) or physical handicaps require a certain commitment and often education before you can bring them home — a little more to learn but a little more to love, too!

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hyper-somnia hyper-somnia 6 years
My late dog Winston was considered un-adoptable, he was 8 years old, blind and everything I wasn't looking for in a dog. But the first time I saw him my heart melted and I just knew he was meant to be my dog. We only had two years together before he passed away from a heart condition, but I feel blessed just for that little time together. He will always be the greatest dog to me. It was because of him too that I found my girl Tulip, she is also an older, special needs dog, but you could not find a better friend.
Smacks83 Smacks83 6 years
I have no issues getting a 3-legged, blind or deaf pup because I've known so many that are total sweethearts!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 6 years
While I think it's sad that these animals have difficulty getting adopted, in a way I think it's good that people aren't taking on pets with special needs if they don't have the time and ability to do so.