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Pitter Patter Animal Rescue Inc: Orvis Dog Enrichment Grant Report

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

The money from this grant was used for vet care -- emergency vet care that was needed in order to save their lives. This money helped with medical care expenses, surgical procedures, medications, treatment, and ICU.

This grant helped the organization and all the pets in the care of the rescue by helping with these expensive vet bills. This grant is so appreciated.

How many pets did this grant help?


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

Paisley (first photo) is a little black Lab who was dumped in the emergency room with slashes all over her little body. She was cut up like a cucumber and had lost a lot of blood. She had a big skull fracture. She needed emergency surgery to save her. Sparticus (second photo) is a shepherd mix who came to the rescue from death row with foreign items in his stomach. He was a little bag of bones. He needed to have the items in his stomach pass or be removed. He needed TLC to get some weight on and be a healthy, bouncy baby boy. Ben and Jerry (third photo) are two pit bull pups who, at only hours old, needed to be in the intensive care unit. The owner of a momma dog let her suffer and did not get vet care when a baby got stuck in her birth canal. Momma and four other babies did not make it, but Ben and Jerry received emergency vet care, which included the ICU. (Jerry is in the fourth photo.) We are happy and honored to report that all these furbabies are happy, healthy, alive and well.

UPDATE: Paisley has been adopted!

Adopt Sparticus:
Adopt Ben and Jerry:

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