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Old March 2nd, 2010, 01:11 PM
kichkyrie kichkyrie is offline
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please help.

Hi guys, my name is Dan and I'm from the Philippines. I would like to apologize in advance because I don't really have any knowledge regarding dogs and pets. I just got a pet about a month ago. So this is my story-

Me and my girlfriend were in chinatown in Manila to celebrate the chinese new year (though I am not a chinese, I was just curious about how they celebrate and stuff). We were walking along a narrow street when I noticed a small market filled with different kind of animals. I wasn't interested in getting a pet but out of curiosity, we went inside and saw a large basement filled with cats, dogs, rabbits, birds and other animals crammed inside small cages. The place was filthy, conjested and foul smelling. I knew that the animals weren't taken care of properly. I felt really really bad for this poor animals, we decided to leave immediately but when we were about to do so, I saw this little gloomy pup inside a cage. Again, I had no plans on getting an animal but I wouldn't want to leave something that precious in a place like that. I bought the pup then and there, and not wanting to be in that place any longer, as soon as I had the pup in my arms, I immediately left without asking anything from the seller (probably a big mistake). I was planning to give it to a relative or something but while we were inside the taxi on our way home, the pup gently placed his head on my chest and and slept. I fell absolutely in love with him right at the moment. When we came home, he had a hard time walking, since he was stuck in a small cage since he was born, I assume. I took him to the vet the following day to have him checked and stuff.

It breaks my heart that I was only able to save one pup out of the hundreds more inside that place and I can't imagine seeing my pet staying there even for another day.

Now my pet is a healthy and playful little pup, chewing all my things, pooping on my floor, spreading pup fur everywhere, and making me smile and laugh everytime I come back home from work! By the way, my little pups name is Cloud and I will never let anything make him gloomy again.

Please help: Many people said that he is a St. Bernard, and I don't have any idea how old he is cause the seller wasnt sure either. I wanna make sure so that he gets all the care needed for his breed. I will post a picture of him as soon as I get response from you guys.

I also informed the authorities about the market, I sincerely hope they do something about that dreadful place.

Thanks alot for your time.
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help please, pup, st. bernard

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