February 6, 2015

This little girl could use your help! Her name is Shay and she is 13 weeks old and less than 4 pounds. Another dog in her household got too rough yesterday and fractured her lower jaw. Miraculously, despite puncture wounds on the top of her head and on her chin, as little as she is, she has no evidence of head trauma or other serious injuries. We were able to stabilize the jaw last night, but she needs to see a surgeon about permanent repair. Her owner has some funds available to start the process, but worries she won’t have enough for surgery. If you are willing to donate towards Shay’s recovery, you can donate by clicking “DONATIONS” on the banner top right and we will pass the funds along. We take get well wishes too! Thank you!

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Sadie and her puppies

December 24, 2014

Sadie needed an emergency c-section earlier this month, as a little female pup was blocking her birth canal and didn’t want to come out. That little girl was in serious shape as we could see via ultrasound that her heart rate was getting dangerously low. We went to surgery quickly and were able to save all the puppies- 7 in all! Her owner just shared with us these awesome pictures of all of them thriving. Great job Sadie!

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An amazing dog with an amazing family

December 18, 2014

Cash here has beat all the odds- he was diagnosed with a tumor on his spleen in August, and unfortunately, the vast majority of splenic tumors in Golden Retrievers are malignant and aggressive. However, after 4 months of Cash remaining asymptomatic, his family decided to pursue surgery to remove the spleen. His ultrasound and bloodwork revealed no evidence of systemic disease, so he had surgery last weekend. He is recovering remarkably well, and his biopsy came back today- it is a type of lymphoma that may be localized to just his spleen, in which case, his prognosis is good! Congratulations Cash and family! You deserved the good news!




November 6, 2014

This is Lola, a Japanese Chin who spent the last 2 nights with us after having ingested what we suspect was a toxin from outside. She went into severe shock and had a rough first night, but is doing much better now! Good luck on your continued recovery Lola!


A LONG-awaited homecoming

October 18, 2014

Smokey has been living with us for about 3 weeks. He had a urinary obstruction and ended up needing surgery to fully correct the problem. It has been a long road, but he has the BEST family and they never gave up on him! Smokey, we are going to miss you terribly, but are so glad you are finally back with your family!

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September 24, 2014

This little miracle is Nina, aka Puppy. She was run over by a car this weekend and came in with a very large abdominal wall hernia and a couple of fractured ribs. After repairing her hernia in surgery, we found that air was leaking dangerously into her chest cavity causing her lungs to collapse. It was a harrowing few hours of correcting THAT problem, but by the next day she posed for this picture looking so much better! Continue to get well Nina!


Check out Mace!

September 9, 2014

He is a 7-week-old German Shepherd who came to visit us this week after eating some rocks! He is as adorable in person as in this picture- stay out of trouble little guy!

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August 14, 2014

We couldn’t resist taking a picture of Chloe here. She was here early this week for surgery to remove a tumor from her spleen. She is recovering well, and we are wishing for a good biopsy report here in a day or two! We are keeping our fingers crossed for you Chloe!

This sweet girl is Clovie

July 31, 2014

She ate the squeaker out of one of her toys and had to have surgery to get it removed. She has been a great patient, and we are sending her lots of get well wishes!

This is Bella!

May 30, 2014

She is an 11-year-old greyhound who has spent a lot of time with us this past week, but seems to finally be on the mend. We want to extend her lots of continued get well wishes! She is the sweetest greyhound!



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