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Tri-County Humane Society: Disaster Response and Recovery Grant Report

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

The Petfinder Foundation disaster assistance grant of $2500 saved the lives of nine heartworm-positive dogs and allowed us to treat 10 dogs afflicted with skin infections, all of whom were rescued from the flooding in South Carolina. Meet Penelope:

This grant allowed us to provide a speedy response to the medical needs of the 26 dogs rescued from the flooding in South Carolina.

How many pets did this grant help?


Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Penelope, a small Chihuahua, was one of the dogs who needed urgent care from the Hurricane Joaquin rescue. She tested positive for heartworm as well as Demodectic mange two times. With the diligence of our medical staff and the monetary support of the Petfinder Foundation, Penelope is now heartworm-negative and free from mange!

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