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Rottweiler Rescued From The Australian Bush

Meet Rosie the Rottweiler. For two years, Rosie lived alone in Western Australia’s Neerabup National Park.
Posted at 12:27 PM, Oct 28, 2014

Meet Rosie the Rottweiler. For two years, Rosie lived alone in Western Australia’s Neerabup National Park.

Apparently park rangers tried to catch Rosie but after several unsuccessful attempts, they gave up on their hunt.

Which is where Calli-San Clinton and Alicia McCormick come in. The two decided they would rescue Rosie and bring her home.

Clinton says the two visited the park every day for three months, trying all kinds of techniques to gain Rosie’s trust.

They even set up a Facebook page where they chronicled their efforts and received advice.

After a while, Rosie finally began to trust them. The two were able to get closer to Rosie, and she’d even begun to respond to her name.

They began leading her along with treats, hoping Rosie would take the cue and follow them.

Finally on April 2nd, three months after their first day with Rosie, she decided it was time to come home.

Clinton said Rosie spent a few days with a rottweiler rescue group, while they readied her home.

The group offered up advice and even “sent a trainer out to help [them] build Rosie's confidence.”

From an uncertain existence in the Australian bush, to a “spoilt dog’s life” with a loving, caring family. We’d definitely call that a success story.