Posts made in November, 2017

Earl – Helped Nov. 2017

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Who We've Helped | Comments Off on Earl – Helped Nov. 2017

Earl – Helped Nov. 2017

This Great Dane had complications in healing after he was neutered. We were contacted to help with a second surgery to remove the scrotal sack, as Earl was in critical pain from a severe infection that had set in causing extreme inflamation. Once we discussed the procedure with the vet, it was thought that medicine and strict restriction of movement could be a first step. If that didn’t help in a couple of days, surgery would be performed as he could not stay in the state he was in. However, Earl did great, and surgery was successfully avoided! We pride ourselves and our veterinary...

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Lucky – Helped Nov. 2017

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Who We've Helped | Comments Off on Lucky – Helped Nov. 2017

Lucky – Helped Nov. 2017

We used the last of our discretionary funds this year (meaning, to use on life-threatening illness that don’t fit our ER parameters because they are preventable) for Lucky.  She was lucky indeed! She had pyometra. This deadly virus occurs when female dogs are not spayed; it’s an infection in the uterus that must be treated quickly and with surgery or the pet will not survive. We are happy to have provided $200 towards this life-saving procedure!!

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Bella – Helped Nov. 2017

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Bella – Helped Nov. 2017

Bella ate some household items and hadn’t been eating or drinking for four days.  We helped with necessary Xrays and bloodwork, preparing for surgical needs. However, the vet didn’t confirm anything physical in the Xrays, but did see a pocket of gas. Conservative treatment given of fluids, hoping exploratory surgery would not be needed.  She goes back to the vet on 11/6/17. We’ll keep you posted!

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