LAURIE - from puppy mill to loving Schnauzer home

by Maggie O

I recently lost my last Schnauzer - Old man Dean. My oldest daughter decided I was not going to wait long to find a new Schnauzer friend. We contacted a local organization here in Utah P.A.W.S. who had a little female Schnauzer in foster care for some time.

Loreal or "Laurie" as we call her came to us about 10 days ago. She was one of FIFTY purebred dogs left in an Abandoned puppy mill in Lucerne Valley, California. Luckily Laurie was in fair physical shape when confiscated , its obvious she has had litters of puppies. She is 5-7 years old. She has some emotional issues, very shy, skittish, and suspicious of all humans. We have almost no information about her, we don't even know if she was a puppy of a puppy mill momma who was kept to start the next generation of puppies.

It such a honor to have her in my home. She will be loved and adored as long as she lives. She has had a haircut, a microchip, spayed, vaccinations and a new name tag :) Laurie is already starting to warm up and will come up to you without coaxing, she will allow neck rubs and pets briefly. I think its going to awesome.

This is our fourth Schnauzer, one died very young, and two at age 12 plus.

PLEASE RESCUE A DOG - especially a Schnauzer because they are my favorite.

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Welcome Laurie and info for Jojo
by: Anonymous

So sorry to hear of the passing of old man dean but little Laurie is beautiful and I’m thinking you’ll have an awesome time with her.

To jojo, if you read this. My little girl Molly barks a lot when we go out. I tried natural calming tablets but they didn’t appear to work so I actually bought a barking collar (citronella) and it works. No more nonsense barking. Molly absolutely hates it but if it works I’ll keep using it. I’ve also gone out a few times and put it on her but have left it turned off and she’s still quiet. So I can suggest trying one of these. Good luck

Mini schnauzer
by: JoJo

Adopted a 2-year-old mini 3 weeks ago. She came through a rescue down south and was a puppy mama at a mill. Not sure why she was let go at a young age. Working on potty training which is going well. Biggest problem is separation anxiety. She barks like crazy when I leave, even with my husband home, for no more than an hour or two (I'm retired so home all the time). I've been trying Reggie a n anytime calming chew but that doesn't seem to help either. When I return she is just crazy when I walk in the door and has a high pitched bark and jumps on my legs. Anyone have any suggestions to help her calm down?

by: Edward

I am going through the worst time right now. I just lost my best friend due to a brain tumor. I then got involved with a breeder to get a new puppy she took my 700 and split. Never got my puppy. I am a disabled veteran and my pup would be a support animal. I just need to find a breeder that is real. I tried the local dog rescue but all they had were dogs that my landlord will not allow.i need help getting a schnauzer.

by: Anonymous

You are so lucky to have her. I lost my white mini schnauzer on May 28th and still waiting for a new schnauzer. They are the best. I would take a schnauzer from a rescue or puppymill if it were possible. I am waiting for my breeder yo sell a light color schnuzer.Waiting patiently for December or January,

by: T St Louis

Bless you! I've had four mini's, too.

They are the best Family members you could ever hope for. Sweet pretty girl - so happy you found her after the loss of your handsome old man. I was so sad to hear about hear about his passing.

You and your family are mini schnauzer blessings!

Thank you
by: Anonymous

God Bless you and Laurie!!!!

She's beauiful
by: Anonymous

You are so lucky to have found a new little girl to fill the space left from old man Dean. She is a very pretty little girl and it sounds like she will do just fine with you. Hopefully she will get over any issues quickly but I'm sure with lots of love it will happen.
Schnauzers are my favourite too.

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