Herbal showed up at a park close to the rescuer’s home. There were very few stray dogs and no one knew why he showed up all of a sudden a week prior. Someone said that Herbal probably was brought here to be abandoned (very common in Taiwan). We could not confirm Herbal’s origin. We only saw him wandering around the park with no one coming to get him.
The rescuer walks her dogs everyday at the park. Herbal followed her everyday, and even went to her home for a meal, and returned to the gazebo to sleep.
The rescuer was very torn about whether to bring him back as she had several rescue dogs at her house needing special and expensive medical treatments and intense care. The rescuer did not want to put more burden on LHF as the rescue org also has been taking care of heavy medical expenses of other dogs they’ve recently saved. Therefore, Herbal remained homeless for a while, until one day, the founder of LHF told the rescuer not to worry about the cost. The founder promised to provide support both financially and physically to help Herbal. Finally, Herbal was taken off the street.
As expected, Herbal is a very good boy! Initially a little shy, but after a week at his foster home, his confidence returned! He enjoys daily walks and playing with other dogs. He is slightly unsure about strangers at first, but soon would approach these new people by sniffing them. Herbal is a great dog buddy and gets along with all dogs! He only does his business outside (house trained) and waits everyday for his foster family to take him on walks.
Herbal received a clean bill of health after an extensive medical exam. We all breathed a sigh of relief and now are able to finally introduce you all to him on our website. Please reach out to us if you are interested in adopting Herbal! He is such a wonderful soul and would make a fantastic companion for everyone. We will be more than happy to share any details about him that you want to know.