They took the ‘Kaos’ from the K9
September 22 – To the editor:
It was Wednesday, September 15, around 5 p.m. I’ve been home for about an hour from work and I’m about to feed my dog, “Bella”. She is about 11 years old, a Pitbull Lab mixed breed. For about the 3rd day in a row, I don’t understand why she isn’t eating the same food she used to eat – dry dog food. So I try wet food that she kind of likes and tolerates in it. A transition that does not bother her.
Fast forward to Sunday September 19th and she stayed a day of ten days in the kennel. As Bella’s very concerned dad, I’ve already emailed K9 Kaos (a dog boarding house in Dover) and it turns out I’m glad I did. Anne replied to the email, explaining that Bella threw up her food. She (Anne) asked my permission to give Bella something else that might be better for her. Anne doesn’t know, I’m out of town reading her email about four hours later.
At this point, I needed to reach Anne. I was absolutely determined to get in touch with Anne before I went to bed on Sunday night. Keeping in mind – I don’t know Anne and she doesn’t know me – I emailed K9 Kaos, called and decided to find Anne on Facebook. At this point it was around 7pm and I was a little scared to message Anne. Anyway, I went ahead and messaged her.
To my surprise, with the help of the staff at K9 Kaos and Anne, I got an update on Bella on Sunday evening and learned a lot too. Keep in mind that the kennel is closed at the moment and I assume Anne is home with her family.
Monday went even better and the rest of the week was great as well. K9 Kaos staff were observant, caring, respectful and knowledgeable about this. You could say anyone can do it, taking care of a dog is not that difficult. Even Anne told me that this type of scenario happens quite often, but regardless of her experience, she is a very compassionate dog handler. That said, she keeps the Kaos away from K9 and its owner while families spend time together or go to work while the pup is at daycare.