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Hello and welcome!

Thank you for stoping by, my name is Duke, I’ll be your tour guide through this blog. Please keep your ears and for those of you with long tails, keep those inside the blog at all times too. And please no marking, no matter how cute you think she is! If you have any questions…

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So now you know

So now that you know about us, lets just recap: -We are very lovable and loyal. -We can have separation anxiety. -We are prone to some health problems. -We are a hunting bred to hunt, but make great family pets! -Did we mention how lovable we are.

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All about Weims!

This is my favorite part! We are not like our bouncy care-free Lab cousins or independent Pointers. We are a large breed, originally bred to hunt and be watch dogs, not guard dogs. We are full of energy. We are very loyal, we love our human pack. Sometimes we have separation anxiety, but we love…

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Health

I don’t care for this topic; it usually means a trip to the doctor. Weims, like other breeds are prone to certain ailments. Bloat is one ailment we are prone to. That is no fun and very dangerous. Sometimes our thyroids don’t work properly, but that can be treated with medication. When we are not…

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How to adopt

I promised we’d get back to that! Here is the link for myself and my friends: Available Weims After you decide who you’d like to talk about you will receive a phone call and find out all about that Weim and if they are not a match or not what you are looking for there are…

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 Who are these volunteers?!

They are just like you. Everyday people who allow these lost dogs to come into their home. They give them a safe place to sleep, good food, and a lot of love and attention. They drive us to and from the dr. office, although not my favorite trip! And make sure they get well. They…

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What does GLWR do with us?

They take us in and evaluate , get to know all about us including, our quirks, fears, and silliness. They help us socialize with other dogs and humans of all ages and sizes. They care for sick and injured Weims. GLWR prides itself on not turning away sick or injured Weims. We’ll cover that under…

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Why are so many weims In rescue?

  As I said earlier, some get lost and can’t remember how to get home. We don’t tend to go far from our owner, but sometimes a bird or rodent smells so good we have to follow that scent and find out where it is coming from. Also we are seen more then ever now….

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Email and links

Adoption & Application Coordinator email: applications@greatlakesweimrescue.com Donations: donations@greatlakesweimrescue.com Relinquishment Coordinator email: relinquishments@greatlakesweimrescue.com Heartworm: http://www.thepetcenter.com/gen/hw.html Bloat: http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/articles/caninebloat.htm Thyroid: http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/dog-hypo.htm Tick Illness: http://www.mirage-samoyeds.com/tick.htm Thank you for visiting us here at Great Lakes Weim Rescue, we hope you come back again.

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Where do these beautiful dogs come from?

Good question! GLWR gets Weims under many different circumstances. Some Weims are lost and can’t find their way back home and without ID or a microchip they end up in a shelter. Sometime we have come from situations of abuse or over bred. Sometimes and owner can’t keep his or her Weim anymore and ask…

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