It took nearly two years, but Dog Tales Rescue’s fight to save a group of pit bulls from euthanasia is finally over. But that doesn’t mean the work stops. In fact, it’s just beginning.
These 18 dogs, who were rescued from an alleged dog-fighting ring in rural Ontario in 2015, are getting a second chance in Florida at Dogs Playing for Life, which is owned and run by top dog behaviorist Aimee Sadler, who has worked closely with Dog Tales on other challenging cases before.
Rob has accompanied the dogs to Florida to see first-hand how Aimee and her team will approach these animals’ rehabilitation. While everyone is hopeful, Amy admits that they’ve got a long way to go to get them ready for adoption.
“These dogs have been incarcerated for a year in a half,” says Aimee. “Some will be more resilient than others, and some will have damage that we can’t resolve. We don’t know until we try.” Fortunately, Dog Tales has given them a six-month runway to work with the dogs.
Follow the dogs’ progress in the season finale of Dog Tales Rescue Thursday, June 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET on Gusto.