The dog Poppie suffers from Cerebellar Hypoplasia, a condition that affects her coordination, balance and motor skills. The German shepherd/Chow Chow mix has been in and out of shelters her whole life.
She was close to being put down when Diane Ewert heard about her from a friend. Ewert arranged for Poppie to be tagged by a local rescue she works with. Ewert then found a couple in Canada willing to adopt the dog. Poppie was renamed Timber and given a custom-built wheelchair to help her walk.
- Poppie suffers from Cerebellar Hypoplasia, which causes no pain but affects coordination and motor skills.
- After hearing about Poppie’s case from a friend, Diane Ewert had her dog rescue take responsibility for the dog.
- Poppie was given a new home, a new name (Tinder), and a custom-built wheelchair to help her walk.
“CH affects coordination, balance, and motor skills but causes Poppie no pain.”