We’ve got Georgia on our mind! And this two-year-old Southern Belle is not just any hound dog; she’s a Berner Laufhund dog! Or she’s at least a mix of the breed that traces its origins to Switzerland as the Bernese Hound dog, and is known for its distinctive tri-colored coat.

Georgia was a stray who arrived at the Darlington County Humane Society shelter in South Carolina on October 18th. However, she did not arrive alone; she also had a litter of pups! While all of her pups found homes, Georgia, despite her sweet and gentle disposition, languished behind.

Finally, Georgia got a rescue offer from Caring for Creatures in Virginia: if her initial vetting costs could be covered, they would take her! Susan Blakeney, a volunteer with the Darlington County Humane Society Rescue, contacted RADAR for assistance, and we agreed. To view more photos of Georgia, click here (Susan took the great photos of Georgia).

Not only was Georgia’s initial vetting and spaying just $67, but she tested heartworm negative as well! Georgia will soon be making her way from South Carolina to Virginia!

RADAR paid all of Georgia’s $67 initial vetting and spaying costs.

UPDATE! All funds for Georgia have been raised! Thank you!

UPDATE! Georgia has been adopted!

If you would like to help us have the ability to help other dogs, please visit our Donations page.

Thank you to the following contributors, who have given specifically to Georgia:

Leeann Lindrose; Britney Aldridge / Critter Captions

Added on January 7, 2013.

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