After the initial two weeks in clinical isolation, Nelly moved to pre-adoption quarantine. In pre-adoption, she finished her treatment, was sterilised and vaccinated. This is the standard protocol for all animals before they move to adoptions for rehoming.
One family ticked all boxes. An engineer from Claremont, Anthony, his wife and their two daughters were ideally matched to Nelly’s needs and personality.
Nelly makes her surprise appearance
If ever there was a winning contestant for an extreme make-over, Nelly wins hands down. She recently made her surprise appearance at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA Golf day were we had the chance to chat to Anthony in person. You can view the latest visual update on Nelly and hear what Anthony has to say in the video below.
Help us reach more animals like Nelly in time
In this final episode of The Nelly Story, Nelly the Rescue Dog comes full circle and finds her forever home. Staff at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA experience heartbreak twice a day multiplied by the number of animals that arrive, and again for every time, we have to say goodbye. #TheNellyStory was dedicated to the heroes who nursed her back to health, restored her dignity and mended her heart.