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{Pupdate} Rollo Goes Back to the Vet

posted by admin on March 23, 2012

We just got in from a very long trip to the vet with Rollo.

After reviewing the x-rays it seems that Mr. Rollo has sprained one of his toes on his left paw. It can take anywhere from 6 to 8 weeks to heal. We need to keep quiet and inactive…no more backyard romping with his best buddy Raven!

While we were there Rollo got to visit the woman who saved his life on the Parvo unit. She was stunned at what a big (67.9lbs) and healthy boy he has become!

I have to say I am really disappointed with the treatment that we received tonight though and really hope it was just an off night for them. They gave amazing care to both Rollo and Baby Bear upon their rescue so it was a shock to get a doctor who was afraid to touch Rollo (who btw was sleeping on the floor).

He kept insisting that a muzzle be used on Rollo. He would not even hold Rollo’s paw to examine it he was so afraid. 1. Your a vet, get used to big dogs…not all should be muzzled for your comfort. 2. Why do you need to muzzle a dog who is laying down on the floor with his head in my lap? 3. If you are that afraid…go get a doctor who will do his job (there were 2 others working). I won…Rollo did not get muzzled!

Then after dealing with all that and the vet tech’s (you guys ROCK!) doing all of the handling of Rollo it was time to check out. 45 minutes to even be called to come up and get my bill by one of the rudest/crankiest women ever!

Between the doctor and the desk I was at the vet for over 3.5 hours.

It was a long and very frustrating visit at Animal League, but at least Rollo only has a sprain.

{Pupdate} Angel’s First Night with her Foster

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Angel is spending the morning protecting her new family from the rascally squirrels running around outside! She had a great night last night and has adjusted so smoothly to her new home. She is extremely happy to have a new brother and sister to watch over and a new mom to give her the structure she loves so much. YAY for this sweet baby!!!

{Pupdate} Angel finds a foster! Just in time!

posted by admin on March 22, 2012

We are more than thrilled to announce that tonight Angel will be sleeping in a home with her new foster family who already ADORE her!! Thank you so much Hope!!!

We would also like to thank Crystal with Saving Lives, 1 Dog at a Time for helping make this happen today.

Angel had many pittie angels on her side and I thank each of you for working so hard to help her. She has much love and happy tails ahead!

Dipper Has Been Adopted!

posted by admin on March 21, 2012

Dipper, now Sheldon, has been adopted! He found himself an amazing family tonight and we couldn’t be happier for our little man! Thank you so much Bill & Kim for giving him a pawsome home filled with lots of love! There are many tail wags and puppy pounces in this muffins future.