Bayley is a survivor. Cadaverous, idle and alone, the Belgian Shepherd Malinois was pounding the pavement in a sad state before he was taken care of by the association To the delight of our forgotten.
” We realized that he couldn’t seeexplained the volunteers to the editorial team of Woopets, examinations revealed total blindness, apparently due to trauma. The vet assumed that Bayley had been kept in the dark forever, which didn’t allow her vision to develop. His rescuers wondered how he had managed to survive with this handicap… It’s simple: the young canine is a warrior.
Once back in shape, the survivor was transferred to Paris. Bayley bid farewell to the tropical forest, at the Piton de la Furnace and to the ocean Indian before boarding the plane. After a long journey of 12 hours, the 4-legged traveler was received with open arms by a relay host family.
While the odometer was already showing thousands of kilometres, the Malinois hit the road again: towards the south of the France, where another home took him in temporarily. This new adventure on the road » was made possible thanks to the association Rail Angels.
Installed in the Var, Bayley benefited from educational sessions adapted to his blindness. As our interlocutors reported, his educator believed ” a lot in him, in his intelligence and his ability to adapt “.
Merry and ” very receptive to specific learning », the quadruped underwent a remarkable metamorphosis. Our little hero quickly learned to take the stairs and get his bearings. Gifted with extreme courage, he turned his handicap into a strength. Bayley represents a real source of inspiration for us humans.
But don’t think that the great odyssey of this former bare-legged man ended there… The protagonist of this story experienced an important stage, which considerably changed his life.
” Bayley was adopted by a family that already has a Mechelentold us the volunteers, the presence of a congener was essential to its development. »
“His disability is hardly visible, he loves life so much”
Abuse, fear, hunger, thirst, suffering… These bad conditions ended up bathing in a blanket of fog. The pallid specters have carried away these evils of the past forever, to let serenity hold the reins.
Today, Bayley feels happier than ever. In addition to enjoying a myriad of hikes, it swims like a fish in water! ” His disability is almost invisible, he loves life so muchsaid Aliciavolunteer within the association To the delight of our forgotten, he walks without a leash and obeys the call, guided by his sidekick and the voice of his humans. »
Animals teach us many lessons. Bayleywhich will blow its 2e candle in October, taught the volunteers not to give up. ” We were afraid for his futureconcluded the team members, and that his handicap constitutes an obstacle to his adoption. He proved us just the opposite. »
Although he is locked in the dark due to his blindness, Bayley has eyes that shine and sparkle with happiness.
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