Carob checks in for surgery

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After a fun-filled evening and a stressful morning, we finally got little Carob checked in to Sugar Land Pet Hospital, for her surgery with Dr. Doug Hendrix.  I received a call late this afternoon that the surgery was more difficult than anticiptated, but Dr. Hendrix thinks everything went well and her leg should recover!  Yeah!  She should be released tomorrow.  THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

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Of course, Dougie had to go along and meet the fabulous vet he’s named after.   This is THE Doug Hendrix!!

New challenge for Carob!!

You know, these dogs are LUCKY. 

We just got a fantastic challenge for our pups.  The new challenger says if we can raise $250 before midnight, she will cover the additional $750 so Carob can have her surgery TOMORROW.  PLEASE PLEASE.

UPDATE as of 8/22/2010

Wahoo!!  We met the $500 challenge.  We raised $515 for these little fluffers.  Unfortunately, we are still over $1000 short for Carob.  I just do NOT want to cancel her surgery tomorrow, but in these days and times, well, you know the song.  If we can raise it before midnight tonight, we’ll go forward with the surgery!  If not, we’ll regroup and see what Gulf Coast says sometime later in the month.

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Donation Poster-Mudd Barker 8-22-2010

Most of you know we just transported 31 dogs from Houston to Arizona and San Jose just this past week.  In preparing for this amazing trek, all other of my “keeping up” tasks were put WAAAY on the back burner.  But, we urgently need to get these two pups fixed.

First, Mr. Mudd Barker – taken in over two months ago, matted, flea infested and with horrible nasty infected skin.  Mudd is a DOLL.  I don’t think I’ve met a nicer dog!  But, his front left leg has a very old, very difficult-to-repair break.  Take a look!

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This is Mr. Mudd at the shelter.  A matted mess!

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Horrible, nasty skin.

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I’m not holding the foot in this position, this is just how it is.  It’s “stuck” in this position.

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Thisis the top of his foot.  He walks on the top.

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Mudd went toGulf Coast to visit Dr. Beale.  Dr. Beale think he can fix the foot.  It’s not 100%, but there’s a good possibility he can put the foot in the correct position and fuse it so Mudd can walk correctly.

The cost to do this is estimated at $3750.  We’ve already spent $250 on exams and also need to do his basic vetting AND HEARTWORM TREATMENT.   His total needed is $4745.  I won’t kid you, this surgery is a very complicated surgery.  But Dr. Beale said this is the type of challenge that he lives for.

Please help us help Mr. Mudd.

To donate via Paypal, PLEASE CLICK HERE.  If you want to send a check, you can mail it to P O Box 218075, Houston, TX  77218-8075 and also fill out our pledgeform HERE so we know the donation is coming!  Please note that our PO box has changed!!

And, by the way, when we picked up Mudd, we were told he was an eight year old lhasa boy.  When we looked in his mouth, we were astonished to see he had NO tarter!  No tarter means this pitiful, neglected dog is no more than two years old!!

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Our second broken leg is little miss Carob Barker.  Tiny, gorgeous imp-faced liver girl, Carob is only about two years old. 

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I got a call from a shelter volunteer late one evening – Carob had been picked up by the animal control truck but since she had a serious injury, she could leave immediately.  I took her home early the next day.  Carob must have been hit by a car – she has a broken tibia and her pelvis is fractured in two places. 

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The pelvis will heal on its own, but her leg is not functional.  This break,luckily, is fairly straightforward and the estimate to fix it is $1500.  We’ve spent about $250 on x-rays and examinations already.  She’ll also need her basic vetting.  The total little Carob needs is $2145.

To donate via Paypal, PLEASE CLICK HERE.  If you want to send a check, you can mail it to P O Box 218075, Houston, TX  77218-8075 and also fill out our pledgeform HERE so we know the donation is coming!  Please note that our PO box has changed!!

New challenge for CAROB!!

You know, these dogs are LUCKY. 

We just got a fantastic challenge for our pups.  The new challenger says if we can raise $250 before midnight, she will cover the additional $750 so Carob can have her surgery TOMORROW.  PLEASE PLEASE.

UPDATE as of 8/22/2010

Wahoo!!  We met the $500 challenge.  We raised $515 for these little fluffers.  Unfortunately, we are still over $1000 short for Carob.  I just do NOT want to cancel her surgery tomorrow, but in these days and times, well, you know the song.  If we can raise it before midnight tonight, we’ll go forward with the surgery!  If not, we’ll regroup and see what Gulf Coast says sometime later in the month.

Donation Poster-Carob Barker 8-22-2010

Donation Poster-Mudd Barker 8-22-2010

Most of you know we just transported 31 dogs from Houston to Arizona and San Jose just this past week.  In preparing for this amazing trek, all other of my “keeping up” tasks were put WAAAY on the back burner.  But, we urgently need to get these two pups fixed.

First, Mr. Mudd Barker – taken in over two months ago, matted, flea infested and with horrible nasty infected skin.  Mudd is a DOLL.  I don’t think I’ve met a nicer dog!  But, his front left leg has a very old, very difficult-to-repair break.  Take a look!

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This is Mr. Mudd at the shelter.  A matted mess!

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Horrible, nasty skin.

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I’m not holding the foot in this position, this is just how it is.  It’s “stuck” in this position.

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Thisis the top of his foot.  He walks on the top.

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Mudd went toGulf Coast to visit Dr. Beale.  Dr. Beale think he can fix the foot.  It’s not 100%, but there’s a good possibility he can put the foot in the correct position and fuse it so Mudd can walk correctly.

The cost to do this is estimated at $3750.  We’ve already spent $250 on exams and also need to do his basic vetting AND HEARTWORM TREATMENT.   His total needed is $4745.  I won’t kid you, this surgery is a very complicated surgery.  But Dr. Beale said this is the type of challenge that he lives for.

Please help us help Mr. Mudd.

To donate via Paypal, PLEASE CLICK HERE.  If you want to send a check, you can mail it to P O Box 218075, Houston, TX  77218-8075 and also fill out our pledgeform HERE so we know the donation is coming!  Please note that our PO box has changed!!

And, by the way, when we picked up Mudd, we were told he was an eight year old lhasa boy.  When we looked in his mouth, we were astonished to see he had NO tarter!  No tarter means this pitiful, neglected dog is no more than two years old!!

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Our second broken leg is little miss Carob Barker.  Tiny, gorgeous imp-faced liver girl, Carob is only about two years old. 

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I got a call from a shelter volunteer late one evening – Carob had been picked up by the animal control truck but since she had a serious injury, she could leave immediately.  I took her home early the next day.  Carob must have been hit by a car – she has a broken tibia and her pelvis is fractured in two places. 

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The pelvis will heal on its own, but her leg is not functional.  This break,luckily, is fairly straightforward and the estimate to fix it is $1500.  We’ve spent about $250 on x-rays and examinations already.  She’ll also need her basic vetting.  The total little Carob needs is $2145.

To donate via Paypal, PLEASE CLICK HERE.  If you want to send a check, you can mail it to P O Box 218075, Houston, TX  77218-8075 and also fill out our pledgeform HERE so we know the donation is coming!  Please note that our PO box has changed!!

Fluffies are coming out of the woodwork!!! INTAKE sponsorships needed!!

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Good grief, I hate to even see my emails these days. 

 ”Hi, we found a stray on the side of the road…..” 

“Hi Teresa, the vet gave me your number, a shih tzu wandered up to our house yesterday…..”,

“Hello, I work with xyz rescue and a guy dropped of a shih tzu at our adoption event this weekend.  We’re full, can you take him?” 

“Teresa, did you see the five shih tzus at the county pound?”

And on and on.  We took in several this week who were almost going out the back door.  One call I received started, “Hey Teresa, there’s a shih tzu on the “back dock” at the pound.  Can you take him?”  the back dock is where they line up the dogs going into the euthanasia room. 

Another call came while I was in the car on the way home from the San Antonio Dog Show “Teresa, I’m here at the shelter and the truck (that picks up strays) just brought in a shih tzu with a broken leg.  Can you take her?”  UGGGG

Most of the ones listed here had so little time, I couldn’t even think, I just had to say “yes” or “no.”  Fortunately for them, I said “yes.”   Unfortunately for me, I said “yes.”   I did so with the faith that somehow we’d figure it out later.  So here I am sitting at the computer at 11:30 at night asking for help.  At a minimum, these dogs need intake sponsorships.  Some need a lot more.

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CAROB BARKER

I received a call from a Houston city shelter volunteer late on Saturday afternoon.  “The truck just brought in an injured shih tzu.  Looks like her leg is broken.  Can you take her?” 

Say hello to Carob Barker.  Isn’t she a cutie?  Evidently, she had been hit by a care a few weeks back.  Broken pelvis and broken tibia.  Little Carob is looking for an intake sponsorship and sponsors for her x-rays.  Our vet’s good friend MAY be able to do the orthopedic surgery if it’s not too complex and will save us around $1000.  The total we need for Carob is $395 for intake and $250 for x-rays.  We’ll know the cost for the surgery to repair the broken tibia later in the week.  The pelvis should heal on it’s own.   You can see a video of her trying to walk ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE HERE.

To sponsor Carob Barker, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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CHAMOIS BARKER

This “hot mess” was described as a 10 year old female shih tzu.  When I picked up Chamois from a friend who pulled him for us when I was out of town, I  noticed the pronounced underbite – showing a lot of teeth – pearl white teeth.  Hmmmmm.  Most of you who  have dogs with exposed teeth know that as the teeth oxidize in the air, they turn yellow and then brown.  A 10 year old would have very yellow or brown teeth.  Chamois’s were bright, sparkling white.  And Chamois isn’t a girl either.  Instead of a 10 year old female, Chamois is a one year old male.  Very bad skin.  Did I say bad skin!!!

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The good news is that Chamois is heartworm negative so only needs an intake vetting sponsorship - $395. 

To sponsor Chamois Barker, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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CROUTON HARRIS

Crouton is a tiny little female tzu, terribly shy and with a punctured eye.  Her eye is already responding to the meds.  We don’t yet know her heartworm status.  INTAKE FULLY SPONSORED by Harriet K.

 

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KWAN RANGER

Kwan Ranger is a cute little two year old boy with heartworms.   This little boy is very deserving but we cannot take him into our program until we know we can vet him and treat his heartworms.   He needs an intake vetting sponsorship ($395) and sponsorship for his heartworm treatment($350).

To sponsor Kwan Ranger, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

 

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MARBLE HARRIS

Marble was on his last day at our county pound with absoutely NO interest.  He is a very, very sweet little two year old boy.  He just needs a intake vetting sponsorship – 395.

To sponsor Marble Harris, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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MIGNON HARRIS

Is there anything cuter than Mignon?  Again, he was on his last day at the pound and no one wanted to adopt him.  He is heartworm negative and just needs a intake vetting sponsorship – $395..

To sponsor Mignon Harris, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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MURDOCK HARRIS

 Murdock came in with Mignon.  Although a young two-three years old, Murdock is blind and almost deaf.  Don’t know why, but it is what it is.  He’s a sweet little boy and absolutely loves his foster family.  He just needs a intake vetting sponsorship – $395.

To sponsor Murdock Harris, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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MUDD BARKER

 Mudd Barker was taken in a few month ago in HORRIBLE shape.  He’s on the schedule for orthopedic surgery to correct his long broken leg, but right now, we just need to get his basic vetting done.   Mudd needs a sponsorship for intake vetting ($395) and heartworm treatment ($350).

To sponsor Mudd Barker, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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MISCHIEF HARRIS

 My oh my.  We think these “M” dogs are related.  They look like brothers. 

MISCHIEF’S INTAKE IS FULLY SPONSORED BY CARL AND LAURA R.

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MIYAGI RANGER

 Miyagi was left in a carrier at the back door of a vet clinic in the NW part of Houston.  His left eye was massively infected and he has heartworms.  The gracious vet that was his savior removed his eye, neutered him and gave him shots.  That pretty much takes care of his intake needs, so all Miyagi needs is a sponsorship for heartworm treatment – $350.

To sponsor Miyagi Ranger, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

Porter 

PORTER RANGER

 Sweet adorable little girl, found in the country outside Houston.  She needs to come into the program this week and needs an intake vetting sponsorship – $395.  Don’t know her heartworm status yet.

To sponsor Porter Ranger, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’d rather send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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BEIGNET HARRIS

Owner turn in to our county pound.  Why would anyone get rid of this girl???

To sponsor adorable Beignet Harris, please click here for paypal.  Or if you’re going to send a check, please let me know by filling out a pledgeform here.

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I’m sorry to hit you all with all of this at once, but frankly, I’m having trouble keeping up with the emails!!

Thanks again!

Monthly Sponsorships needed!

 

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MONTHLY SPONSORSHIPS FOR DOGS STAYING AT DEOGI

Folks, we house quite a few rescue dogs at Deogi.  We are quickly getting it down to a science to keep many, many little fluffers happy.  But, in order to do this, we need people working specifically for the rescues.  Their job descriptions include cleaning crates, washing the dogs, feeding the dogs, administering medications (this takes a LOT of time), cleaning the rescue sleeping rooms, cleaning the rescue playroom and outdoor yard, etc.  I know it’s difficult to commit to volunteering at Deogi each week for these little dogs .  Most of the tasks we need to accomplish must be done very early in the morning – when most of you are on the way to YOUR job.  So, we NEED TO HIRE people to work at Deogi for these rescues.  If you can possibly spare a few dollars each month, even as little as the equivalent of three Starbucks Venti Latte’s each month, you can sponsor an employee to work one hour each month for these little deserving dogs.  PLEASE HELP.

We are WAY, WAY, WAY ovcerloaded with so many deserving dogs.  If you cannot foster, please, please help us keep these dogs from death by sponsoring their vet bills and sponsoring time for employees to work with the dogs at DEOGI!

Right now we have 10% of the recurring monthly sponsorships needed to care for these dogs each month.  Please check out the options below.   

Monthly Sponsorship options: 

SPONSOR ONE HOUR PER MONTH – $10 automatically taken out each month - CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THIS OPTION.

SPONSOR FOUR HOURS PER MONTH – ONE HALF DAY – $40 automatically taken out each month – CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THIS OPTION.

SPONSOR ONE ENTIRE DAY (8 HOURS) PER MONTH – $80 automatically taken out each month – CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THIS OPTION.

SPONSOR ONE HOUR PER DAY PER MONTH – $300 automatically taken out each month - CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THIS OPTION.

Thank you so much for allowing us to enhance the situation for these puppers!!

 

INTAKE SPONSORSHIPS

We also need sponsorships for dogs who have just entered or who need to enter the program.  Intake sponsorships are for basic vetting, including spay/neuter, all immunizations, heartworm test, dental cleaning and extractions, needed medicines, ear and eye infections, etc.