Hi, I’m Tenia
Hello! My name is Tenia and I am ten years young!
I was rescued in June 2020 by one of the DASH volunteers who found me wandering dangerously close to a very busy highway.
The kind volunteer wanted to encourage me to get the safety but when he got close enough to me, he realised I had a very big tumour under my belly and took me back to the shelter.
I was also covered in ticks.
The vets were really worried about operating on me given my age – I’m no spring chicken- but luckily the surgery went well, and my tumour was removed successfully.
Whilst I was asleep, I was given a thorough assessment and unfortunately, I have cancer in other places around my body.
The vets didn’t want to increase the surgery time and risk me being under anaesthesia for any longer.
I am a survivor and I’m quite a tough old lady – I’ve been roaming the streets of Greece for years.
The DASH team are going to look after me until I become very unwell, and I have made a home here.
I don’t want anybody to feel sorry for me because I feel like I’m very lucky to have landed here in the shelter.
DASH is my safe haven.
I don’t have to worry about humans shooing me away, I get fed and don’t have to hunt and scavenge, I get lots of cuddles and the medicine the people give me makes me feel better.
I also have all these friends to play with and I don’t have to worry about navigating on my own and avoiding cars.
I feel safe here at DASH and when it’s my time to cross the bridge I will be happy to have known love and safety.
By sponsoring life-long DASH residents, like me, you will be helping feed and care for me and changing the lives of every dog that comes to DASH for help, love and shelter!
To help me, and all my furry friends, at DASH click the button below and select ‘Make this a monthly donation’ in PayPal. Please put the payment reference as my name.
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