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Number of dogs rescued: 2

as of 1/20/18

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In the Spring of 2015, we received a call about a group of dogs who needed our help. We were told about person who had a few dogs living together who were not spayed or neutered. Very quickly, a few dogs became many dogs and litters of puppies. There were so many, the owner was unable to adequately care for them all. When the dogs made it to ESP, they were very sweet and also very under-socialized. The mothers and their puppies were, understandably, nervous and afraid of the world and most of the people in it.

Because of the patience and commitment of our volunteers, fosters, and wonderful adopters, these dogs are now living the good life. In the past few days, we've received updates from the families of rescued dogs that they would like to share with you all.

As happy as these most of the dogs are now, there is still one who is still looking for his happy ending. Bentley (featured in the first photo) was adopted as a puppy and returned to our rescue. He is excellent with people, but because of his lack of socialization with other dogs from a young age, he must be the only pet in the household. He will need an adopter who understands his background and the nature of his behavior with other dogs. As you can tell by his litter mates and mother, with the right person, patience, and dedication, any dog can blossom. We are not giving up on Bentley.
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We are delighted to share these photos our most recent group of ESP alumni. Tijeras, Kylo, Renn, Lilly, and Alyssa all went home this week for good! Rescue work can be hard, long, and seemingly endless sometimes. But seeing these photos of our dogs in the wonderful homes they will be in for the rest of there lives makes it all worth it.

Share your Empty Shelter Project dog below or send it in a message to be featured on our page!
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ESP Family - this week we want to hear from you!

What would you like to see posted on ESP’s Facebook page? Here’s a few ideas, but we would love to hear your suggestions!
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It's Sunday! Our favorite day at Empty Shelter Project!

We've had a very busy week full of adoptions and are ready to meet you today at Petvalu with Grady, Beamer, Tijeras and Charming! Stop by and meet them today from 11-3 at Petvalu Manassas
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Hey Boxer lovers! Can you believe we have ANOTHER boxer mix at the rescue?!? We know how much you all loved Alyssa, so we'd like to introduce you to Zeus, a 3 year old boy looking for his forever home.

Zeus is a sweetheart who loves people and affection. He is a smart boy and knows some commands, despite being partially deaf. He knows verbal as well as sign language commands. Zeus would do well in a home with other dogs, but no cats for this handsome boy.

The Empty Shelter Project. Adoption Events are held Sundays from 11-3 at Petvalu in Manassas. (Except for the first Sunday of the month) Applications are typically considered on a first come, first severe basis, and may be submitted online prior to the event through our website espnova.org/adopt.
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