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Angels Among Us Pet Rescue: Petfinder 20th Anniversary Grant Report

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

Emergency veterinary expenses

Because of the Petfinder 20th Anniversary Grant, we were able to provide critical medical care for Fuerza, a tiny puppy with his tail hacked off; Matty Ice, a dog with head trauma from a possible gun or paintball attack who had lost an eye; Severide, a loving pit bull mix who was horribly abused as a bait dog; and the "parvo pups," six puppies who were brought in to foster care and later came down with parvovirus.

How many pets did this grant help?

Nine critically injured/sick dogs

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

Who would harm an adorable puppy? Poor tiny Fuerza (first photo) was rushed to Angels Among Us after a terrible person hacked off his tail. Our expert veterinarians took great care to rebuild what was left of his tailbone, even surgically removing an extra vertebra to ensure his wiggly butt would function with extra happiness as he grows up. Today he is looking for his fur-ever home, but we know it won’t be long! Meet Fuerza:

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