Friday, April 13, 2012

Um... really?

You know, the good folks at LBR have been doing rescue for so long that we start to think we've seen pretty much everything. Then something new will come along that will have us all scratching our heads and saying "Huh?"

This handsome guy is Boz.

Now, you'd never know it to look at him, but he has a medical problem that made all of us go "That can happen??" His foster parents noticed he was having a hard time eating, so they took him to the vet. The vet checked him all out and figured out the problem -- he doesn't have a tongue! I know, can you believe it?! He just has a stump of one. We don't know how it happened.

I bet everyone's wondering what we were at first -- "so, um, how does he eat?" The answer is slowly and messily, but he can do it! See, his foster parents even made a video to prove it.

Boz definitely has a lot of struggles in life. But now that he's with LBR, things are going to be a whole lot better for him! He'll always have a hard time because of his tongue, but he's settled in at his foster home and is doing just grreat! He loves to play with his foster brother.

So never try to say you've seen it all. The universe will find something really weird to prove you wrong!


  1. OMG! I don't even know what to say! My vet is convinced that Boxers roll their tongues up in their mouths until they get super slobbery and roll it out like the red carpet when they are ready to give kisses! I can't imagine a Boxer without a tongue! Do you think someone did it to him or was he born that way? Either way, he still plays like a Boxer!

    Mamma Heartbeat

    1. We can't tell if he was born that way or not. If it's an injury, it's an old and healed one, so he's figured out how to live with it. I think it freaks all the rest of us out a lot more than it bothers him!

  2. OH MY WORD...Boz has such a determined look in his face. God bless his fosters for taking such pains to be sure he is eating enough.
    I've never heard of this before but he is certainly in the right home.
    Hugs Madi and Mom

  3. WTH...dat is just da keraziest thing I has evers heard in my life...holy cows! Boz is soooo definately lucky to be withs LBR thoughs, I knows he'll gets all da care and love and support he needs.
    I'm withs da Heartbeats...I was wondering if him was borned dat way or what.


  4. He is a lucky guy fur SURE to be where he is.

  5. Oh that makes us sad to think that someone would have done that so we are believing that God made him that way because he is a special and awesome boy. You are doing good work LBR!



  6. Oh, how sad that is. We don't even want to think about what could have happened to that poor boy. Thank goodness there are good peeps out there to help him. We hope he finds a wonderful forever home.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning