Thursday, September 20, 2012
A Night at a Safe House - Dogs Need Assistance
Last night Shelter Our Pets attended a meeting at an area "safe house". There we met Carrie, a client who is living in shelter housing with her teenage daughter and her two dogs. We met the two dogs. One is a male 6 year-old ridgeback mix. He is limping just slightly on a back leg and may have a sprain. The female Star is 13 years old. She has dental disease so she can only be on soft food. At the safe house where Carrie is living, Star accidentally escaped and went after a bear on Tuesday night and has a few small punctures marks.
Shelter Our Pets members are working today on making phone calls asking for donated vet services so Carrie's dogs can be seen.
Thanks to Companion Animal Advocates, Carrie will be able to pick-up dry food for her pets through the Center for Food Action.
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More updates to come!