Skip to comments.Beyonce, The Tiniest Puppy, Takes First Steps At Four Weeks
Posted on 04/10/2012 8:59:10 PM PDT by OneVike
Beyonce, the world's tiniest rescue puppy, now at four weeks old, has captured the heart of millions around the world - and who could resist the story and these photos? This week, she was given a clean bill of health from Folsom veterinarian, Dr Jennifer Sweet DVM.
Beyonce was not breathing when she was born and had to be resuscitated. At birth, she was so small that she fit into a spoon and weighed one ounce (28 grams). Four weeks later, she weighs a little under 7 ounces, (around 200 grams), a far cry from her birth weight of just under 1 ounce.
Definitely the runt of the litter, her brothers and sisters currently weigh in at 1 pound 10 ounces or more (740 grams). But now, Dr Sweet thinks Beyonce may be able to live a full and complete life.
"In my life I haven't been able to get a message across about rescue animals like this tiny 6 ounce puppy has been able to."
- Beth DeCaprio, Grace Foundation of Northern California.
DeCaprio says more than 3 million dogs and cats in America will not be as lucky as Beyonce and her family. Many will be euthanized this year simply because there are not enough homes for them. DeCaprio says "This problem is 100% correctable if people would spay and neuter their pets and adopt from rescues and shelters instead of buying purebred dogs."
Thousands of phone calls and over 500 applications have been received for Beyonce, but the foundation decided not to adopt her out, because she should be shared by the whole country and the rescue pet cause needs her help and support.
Beyonce, named for the song "I am a survivor" by R & B singer Beyonce, was rescued by The Grace Foundation of Northern California, a nonprofit organization that rescues and rehabilitates hundreds of animals each year.
The Grace Foundation matches rescue animals with disadvantaged and special needs children and youth in therapeutic, educational and leadership programs.
The world record academy pronounced Beyonce "The world's smallest puppy," two weeks ago. They called the Guinness Book of Records, but they don't have a category for smallest puppy.
In the past two weeks, the team of Beyonce and The Grace Foundation, brought the plight of rescue animals out in the open. Beyonce is now an ambassador for homeless and shelter dogs and cats all over the world.
Continue reading about the tiniest puppy at NewsBlaze.com
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One of God’s beautiful and precious miracles.
I must be living in Bizarro world.
I love dogs. I hate publicity mongers.
I am guessing 95% of the people even aware of this “Miracle”(oh Please) would opt to kill a not yet born baby if it was going to get in the way of their lifestyle.
Lets spend time and energy on this and, ignore the unenumerable (spelling off but I mean the un able to be counted) numbers of killed leaders and champions that die in an abortionists office.
Having had my rant, I hope the little beast does well.
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