Soshi hung in there, with a lot of help

Abused pooch well on the way to full recovery in her new home

Life is now sweet for Soshi and her loving family

Soshi came to the shelter after an injury she sustained and she wasn’t getting the treatment she needed in the home she was in. Once she came to the shelter, Soshi became a fast favourite of the staff and volunteers here, making us laugh with her sweet antics.

Soshi favoured her right leg as soon as we met her, and once she had her initial x-rays, unbelievably, two bullets were found in her shoulder. Even though she had such a serious injury, Soshi was good natured and friendly to everyone she met, showing us what an amazing character she had.

After staying at the shelter for a couple of weeks, with her right limb hanging in the balance, enough money was raised by some fantastic people, so she could have her limb-saving surgery in Kelowna.

A lovely family fostered Soshi as she recuperated; giving her the therapy she needed to strengthen her leg, and all the love she needed too. All of the people who took the time to help Soshi along her journey are held highly in the hearts of the staff at the Trail BSPCA, and I am sure in Soshi’s heart too. Once she healed, she happily found her new forever home, a family in Rossland who fell in love with her before they even met her. Her new Mom Chantelle sent us a lovely update on her for all to hear.

“Soshi is doing wonderful. She is so affectionate; she paws you if she wants attention. She is very intelligent, listens to what you say and is doing awesome off leash. She tends to protect me at times, she is my best little girl! Soshi just loves my hubby and our daughter Ava. Ollie our other dog and Soshi chase her around and she just laughs and laughs and laughs! We love Soshi so much… she cuddles all the time with me while I am relaxing on the couch or when I go to bed. We figure she is a human at times because she loves to sleep like a human laying side ways with head on the pillow LOL! She just adores treats and going for walks. I take her every morning and every night to give her loads of exercise. She is using her leg the majority of the time but sometimes she forgets…if you just remind her she immediately uses it. I love Soshi because she is always where we are…if I am cooking or doing dishes, etc she is right there! She is an amazing dog with so much love and she could not have been a better match for us. I don’t know what I’d do without her. Soshi is also eating very well…she loves her new puppy chow that is a very high protein diet from our local Rossland pet store. She is putting weight on and we are very happy to see that!


Thank you so much,

Chantelle, Jimmy, Ava and Oliver :)”

The above story is an amazing end for a dog that is amazing herself.  Both the Trail staff and Soshi want to express our greatest thanks to all the people who have helped her along her beautiful and sometimes trying adventure with the Trail BSCPA.  Her story proves that love is filled in this world for all of the animals in need, and that everyone deserves a second chance.


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