Bonnie, Our Little Camel

"My Bonnie lies over the ocean, my Bonnie lies over the sea, my Bonnie lies over the ocean, oh bring back my Bonnie to me'. Poor Bonnie… While she is not lying over the ocean or the sea, she has led a tumultuous life with ups and downs like choppy waves in the sea. We need to bring back the pretty Bonnie that existed before her health took a turn for the worse due to the sordid conditions she was living in and the passing of her caregiver at the factory she was from. For this to happen, we would need to find Bonnie a foster so that she can be nursed back to health in a loving home.

Bonnie is one of the sweetest little girls you will ever meet. She has the cutest face and the gentlest demeanour. Perhaps because she is so perfect, the God(s) above decided they had to be fair to others and gave her a harsher life on earth than other doggies. Poor Bonnie. She did nothing wrong. Bonnie did not know much about love as the only one who cared about her, one of the uncles who worked in the factory she was from, very sadly did not have much time on earth with her. Our volunteers are gradually trying to get Bonnie to come out of her shell and learn to trust and love humans again. Like many stray dogs, Bonnie was shunned like the plague by most people. Poor Bonnie has it a little tougher than other stray dogs though, due to her skin condition, which makes her look ugly and like a disease carrier to some humans, even though she is healthy and super adorable to us. Bonnie was wary of humans and got startled easily, so one could only pat her after approaching her very slowly. Despite obviously not having been carried much, which explained how uncomfortable and worried she was about being carried by our volunteers, sweet Bonnie showed zero aggression. This is how sweet and kind Bonnie is. She even leans onto you and closes her eyes in evident bliss and enjoyment when you pat her. How cute! She just yearns so much for some love and affection.

At the moment, Bonnie is on special kibbles from the vet. No one taught Bonnie how to drink from a water bowl and she probably did not have any water at all all these years, apart from rainwater and whatever puddles of water she could find on the ground. Imagine that! Bonnie is so pitiful… Bonnie is in the midst of pee pad and newspaper training. She needs to be rinsed and have medicated oil applied onto her skin after her rinse once a week. Some of this medicated oil may cause the floor to be oily, but the oil can easily be wiped away. Rest assured Bonnie does not suffer from any ailments that are contagious to humans or dogs. Bonnie is also a relatively fuss free dog. She just needs to be fed two meals a day and does not require walks for now, as she is still rather timid. All in all, Bonnie is a star. She is well behaved, quiet, shy, sweet and easy to care for. She does not bark and is small in size, so she is definitely HDB approved. What a perfect dog! What are you waiting for? Email hopedogrescue@singnet.com.sg to adopt Bonnie today.

*Bonnie is a very small local crossbreed, weighing only 11kg. She is ideal for HDB living and is estimated to be about 2 years old.

Written by : Weiling