Nobody's Perfekt Dogs Rescue: COVID-19 Operation Grant Report
How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?
The money was applied to one of our expensive surgeries (unfortunately, because of the types of dogs we pull, we have a lot of high vet bills). In this case, we put it toward a dog who had a severe fungal infection in her nasal cavity. The first treatment required a CT scan and rhinoscopy. The second treatment was just the rhinoscopy. Her vet bills totaled over $7,000 just to treat the infection.
It was needed to do treatment on a dog with medical issues.
How many pets did this grant help?
Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.
Nara was found on the streets with another dog of her same breed; we assume they were a breeding pair. The male was pulled by another rescue group, but Nara was scheduled for euthanasia due to medical problems (a lot of bloody discharge from her nose). It was suspected that she had a severe infection or tumor. After weeks of observation and treatment, a tumor was ruled out and she was diagnosed with a severe fungal infection that had eaten through most of her right nasal cavity. A specialist performed a rhinoscopic lavage procedure and CT scan to clean out the cavity and apply fungicide directly to the affected area. This had to be done twice. Nara is still recovering and will be spayed in the next few weeks; then she can be made available for adoption.