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Angels of Assisi: Emergency Medical Grant Report

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

The funds granted to Angels of Assisi were used to provide medical treatment to Freddy. Upon arrival, Freddy needed fluids, antibiotics, and pain medications. His leg was severely matted and was amputated the next day.

This grant helped alleviate the financial burden that Freddy's leg amputation was going to put upon the organization.

How many pets did this grant help?


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

Animal Control brought a little pup in on March 18. He was able to walk and was all tail wags, but something was just not right. An awful smell wafted from him and filled our entire clinic, and his little legs were dense with matted fur.

After his sedation set in, the clippers came out and we discovered the cause of the smell: He had such horrific and extensive mats on his legs that they had literally almost severed his foot off. We attended to the mass infection immediately and shaved his other legs down along with the rest of him. Underneath the filth, we found a lovely little fellow whom we called Freddy Biscuit.

IV fluids, antibiotics, and pain medications were started immediately, and his leg had to be amputated the following day. Freddy stayed in our clinic for the following week to be kept under watch as he healed. During this time, Freddy found his forever home. His new dad fell head-over-heels in love with him.

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