We always love to hear from our Deano’s Pet Food customers, hearing all about their wonderful pets and the anitcs they all get up to. We LOVE to be sent pictures, and of course to hear how they are getting on with our pet food.
Last week, one of our customers sent us a wonderful review, as follows:
I have a new dog that I rescued 2 months ago after losing my last (Cooper) at the new year.
I decided to stick to your grain free food even though this new boy has shown no signs of intolerances that my last boy had.
In just two months his coat has changed dramatically, not shedding and is shiny and healthy. He has stopped scratching and has gained weight and looks amazing.
A lot of TLC too.
We were of course delighted to hear this, and asked if we could hear a little bit more about this lady’s new dog and also if we could share her story with our other Deano’s Pet Food customers.
So, here is Milo’s Story: (Cooper, had been eating Deano’s Pet Food before Milo came onto the scene)
So, I saw Milo advertised on a boxer dog fb group I’m a member of. It was only 3 weeks after losing my beloved Cooper. (Sadly, he was tragically taken away from us in a terrible way).
I was very unsure as to whether to go see Milo. I had always said I would get a rescue as my next dog and had said I would get one sooner rather than later when Cooper went. As if I waited I would be forever trying to find a replica of Cooper.
(I did not expect Cooper to go so soon and not in the way he did. (He was attacked by 2 other dogs that were known to be dangerous)
So after 3 days of deliberating I went to visit Milo. We didn’t connect immediately, but he didn’t with anyone, he was depressed at the dogs trust, and stressed, so outside of he kennel he just went crazy on the lead, was not very personable at all, fixated on other dogs, not aggressively but unsure. Yet I still immediately said I would adopt him.
I don’t know his history apart from he was bought over by a dog warden from Ireland in November.
But He needed love. So After passing the re-homing criteria and visiting 3 more times i brought Milo home 5 days later. The first month he was an angel indoors, obedient and house trained, but very needy. He was a complete fruitcake on the lead. He clearly needed a lot of attention, love and Lots of training and playing. This first month was spent trying to integrate him into our home and make him feel loved and cared for.
The second month all hell broke loose! We now had a bond, and respect for each other, but every time I left him to go to work, he destroyed my house, pulled all the curtains and rails down, chewed all window and door frames, cupboard handles, ripped blankets, cushions, opened doors, opened windows and jumped out. (He Didn’t run away though).
At this point, I really didn’t know what to do with him, so one evening I decided to put him into a dog crate, to see if that would contain him and calm him down when I wasn’t home. However, to my surprise, he actually got out of the crate, opened the window and jumped out! He is like an escape artist!
We have now found a solution in the past week that seems to work (thankfully). He is now much more relaxed and happy. Milo is so loving, he actually cuddles up now, rather than sitting on top of me and demanding attention. He asks to play, rather than me asking him. When I let Milo off the lead he has amazing recall when there are no other distractions!
I have started walking out with other dogs now, which is going well, if still a little hectic.
I started him on Deano’s Pet Food immediately and look at the difference in just two months. The first two photos are when he was at the dogs trust and the first night I got him home. The second two are very recent.
His coat is soft and shiny and his weight is optimum. He is a happy boy now J