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Pitt County Animal Shelter: Grant Report

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

1. Purchase Bordatella vaccine to give to dogs upon entry to assist with decrease in URI in shelter.
2. Paid for eye removal surgery for Pekinese mix dog
3. Purchase eye ointment for cats with URI
4. Purchase DHPP vaccines

1. Allowed us to purchase Nuramune vaccine to give dogs upon intake to help us combat URIs in the shelter population. When DHPP vaccines ran out, it allowed us to purchase those to also give upon intake when budget funds ran out.
2. Also allowed us to buy antibiotic eye ointment cream to help treat our cat population.
3. Paid for eye removal surgery for a Pekinese whose eye had ruptured.

How many pets did this grant help?

50+

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

Princess came in with a terrible eye issue. We had her evaluated by a vet, who determined the eye needed to be removed, and a surgery date was set. She was placed in a foster home. In between the days waiting for surgery, the eye ruptured and emergency surgery was performed. Since then, Princess has thrived and the foster family fell in love and adopted her. She is truly living a life of luxury now and even has her own Instagram page!

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