Back in April, Rescue City took in Ari under their care. While it seemed almost impossible to find her a new home, Ari worked hard to be deserving of a loving family.
Ari is a 4-year-old Cane Corso that was surrendered by her family after they moved. She wasn’t in such great shape when she arrived at the shelter. Her eyes were infected, and it caused her to suffer from immense pain.
Thankfully, enough funds were raised to cover her medical expenses. But Ari needed something more. She has to be ready for her new forever home.
At first, Ari was so reactive with unfamiliar faces, both people and dogs. She would lunge at strangers who are too close for proximity. And she would also attack dogs that were passing by.
Rescuers immediately knew that Ari didn’t like being around other dogs. It’s a natural instinct for a Cane Corso to be extremely protective of their environment. But her rescue friends wanted her to learn that she could trust humans.
“We wanted her to learn that we’re not just there for pets and kisses,” explained Elsa, Ari’s foster mom. “We’re there to guide you and to protect you. You don’t always need to protect us.”
With the help of donations, the rescue was able to enroll Ari into a board and train program with True Companion Dog Training. Three months later, Elsa paid her a visit to see how she’s doing. And she was surprised to see how much Ari has progressed.
Elsa witnessed how Ari stayed still despite having around 50 dogs around her, yapping and barking at her. “It was amazing to see. It’s a whole transformed dog.”
Before long, Ari’s hard work was paid off. On October 14th, Rescue City rejoiced as they sent Ari off to her new forever home.
Emmie and Gene, Ari’s new parents, lost their Cane Corso back in April. It was almost the same time that Ari got rescued. They visited her for a couple of weeks and they developed a strong bond in no time.
Ari has worked hard to be such a deserving girl. Now that she found her family, she’s off to a better life and a new beginning. Good job, Ari! You deserve the best.
Credits to Rescue City