Luna
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History

As far as we know, Luna has had two owners. Her first owner apparently boarded her frequently before she went to her next owner. Luna got away from her next owner on Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was recaptured but escaped out of a vehicle almost immediately. Over the next two weeks, she traveled almost 9 miles staying close to subdivisions while following a creek bed.

Animal Control Officers were called to help capture her on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Some were able to get close and feed her from their hands, but Luna would always shy away whenever she saw a leash.

Luna was tracked daily as she traveled along the creek bed. She pretty much stayed in a 2 mile radius always near a subdivision. She would go into fenced yards but jump out as soon as someone approached. She liked to go into yards where there were other dogs. At night she would sleep on front porches or some other place very close to a house. Several people tried to capture her using children, other dogs, traps, men, women and all kinds of food. She never showed aggression, she just wouldn’t let anyone touch her.

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, while in the backyard of someone who had been feeding her, two men saw her, went into their home and came out armed with a 12 gauge shotgun and a rifle. It is believed that the man with the shotgun fired and hit Luna twice which sent her running into the woods.

She was sighted again the next day and the effort to catch her was renewed. On the third day after she was shot, she was fed hot dogs laced with a sedative. Luna was then leashed and taken to the shelter where a vet could examine her. She was x-rayed and the resulting images confirmed that she had dozens of "bird shot" in her, mostly in her head, face and front leg (see images), and only a few of them were able to be removed.

Luna's Photo Album

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Luna's Profile

Bio
At this time, we believe that Luna is a Low to Mid-content wolf-dog.
Living Arrangements
Luna was introduced to Jaeger and they are very happily sharing a habitat.
Am I On the Tour Path
"Not at this time, I'm just happy to be with Jaeger."
Personality
We'll find out soon but all reports so far say Luna is a very sweet and very shy girl.
Likes
Not sure yet.
Dislikes
Not sure yet.
Fun Facts
We'll find something.
My Wishlist
"I'm thinking..."

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