Stray Blog
If you have adopted a rescue dog you will enjoy the Stray Blog!  Recent posts give interesting descriptions of dog rescue in Argentina.

                    Founder: Joseph Liseno

   Quick bio:

     - School Counselor in Western Mass

     - Fluent in Spanish

     - MS in Counseling

     - MA in International Affairs (Latin America Studies)

     - Return Peace Corps Volunteer (Bolivia 1997-2000)

     - Nidan - Uechi Ryu Karate

Recent Posts

10 Days in Argentina - 10 dias en Argentina

A couple of hours off the plane from Boston and I was carrying a dog up the steps to Cintia’s house. Placing his limp body on a blanket in the bathroom, we gave the pup a meal, water and a space heater (It’s Argentina’s winter). Lacking the strength to lift his torso with his front paws to get his muzzle over the lip of the food bowl, the food jostled about and water draped across the floor. I tipped the bowl and held it steady so his struggle to eat was less and couldn’t help but wonder: “Can this dog come back?” At that point it also dawned on me: I am really here. How had this happened? Pocas horas después de desembarcar del avión de Boston yo llevaba un perro en los brazos mientras s

10 Days of Dog Rescue in continued A continuacion: 10 dias de rescate de perros

The dog was in real bad shape and not able to move, probably the result of a broken spine. From his head to his rib cage he looked somewhat normal, but beyond his ribs what remained was a shriveled balloon. A trip to the veterinarian would confirm a diagnosis but it was Sunday and Cintia’s go-to vet was closed so we would take the little dog home, feed him and make him as comfortable as possible. El cachorro estaba en muy mala condición y no podía moverse, probablemente el resultado de una fractura en la columna vertebral. Desde su cabeza hasta su caja torácica se veía normal, pero más allá de sus costillas lo que quedaba era un globo arrugado. Un viaje al veterinario confirmaría un diagn

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