Oma showed up in a shelter in Georgia, the shelter contacted the Blind Dog Rescue, and Oma arrived at her BDRA foster home in Virginia in March 2021.
Oma is an 8-pound white poodle who is a good weight for her frame. She seems to hear fairly well. She has been treated for worms that were present when she arrived at her foster home. She is heartworm negative. She has some medical issues to address before she can be adopted and that is why she is on medical hold. She has a double enucleation scheduled for early April (both eyes will be removed). She also will need a deep cleaning of her ears when under sedation, and she may also need a dental (she only has 6 teeth and one is very loose). But, once these things are addressed, Oma will be ready for her forever home!
There are so many good things to say about Oma! She is housetrained, crate trained, and leash trained (well, she doesn’t mind having a leash attached to her collar but isn’t very interested in going for a walk in a particular direction). She gets along with the dogs in her foster home but is overly interested in the cat, so should be adopted into a home without cats. She sleeps quietly through the night. She loves to eat.
Most of all, she loves people. When she is held, she snuggles in close. Sometimes she enjoys sleeping in a lap, or sleeping right beside one of her foster parents. She did very well at the groomer, and the groomer said she would adopt Oma herself if she didn’t already have so many dogs and cats! She also has done well at the vet; they wrote in her first report that she is a “very sweet girl.”
She also enjoys walking around outside. At times, she jumps into the air and spins almost all the way around in a circle! Oma is carried up and down steps in her foster home. She would very likely not be safe walking up and down a full flight of stairs. She may be able to be taught to go up and down a step or two, but anyone adopting her would need to be prepared to carry her, perhaps permanently.
Oma has not been around children while in her foster home, so it is uncertain how she would be. As is true with any dog, close supervision would be needed if Oma is around young children.
If you think you might have the perfect home for Oma, please fill out an application!
Omaha is not currently available for adoption for medical reasons.
- Sex Female (spayed)
- Size Small (8)
- Age 9 years, 5 months old(approx. DOB Jan 1, 2012)
Good with other dogs? Yes
Good with cats? No
Good with children? Unknown
Currently fostered in Fairfield, VA. (Transport is available)
- Vision Completely Blind(Cause: cataracts glaucoma)
Omaha is looking for her forever home. If you think it could be yours, read more about Adopting from BDRA before submitting your application below.
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