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Animal Authority Rescue Team: Emergency Medical Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Dual total ear canal ablation (TECA)

This helped us towards a $4,400 surgery for a young dog in extreme pain. This has made this girl very happy. We have some training to do now with her before placing her up for adoption. She is living at the founder's home under her care.

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Chance was surrendered to the shelter with “cauliflower” growths protruding out of both her ears. She was a sweet and pleasant girl despite the pain she was in. The Petfinder Foundation emergency medical grant of $1,000 helped us in great way towards the cost of her treatment, and with fundraising for the rest, we were able to get her surgery done within a month of her rescue from the shelter. She may be deaf, but she is happy and pain-free. We have some training to do with her in regards to small-dog assertiveness, but we have her in training and will place her up for adoption when we know she is ready. The first four photos were taken yesterday; the last four show her before her treatment.

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