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Success Story: Humane Society Calumet Area

Fruit Loop is a young heartworm-positive pitbull that was brought to the humane society as a stray. He received little training before arriving at our shelter and has lots of energy to use; however, because of his heartworm-positive status, it is imperative that he stay as quiet as possible while we...
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Success Story: Dog4U, Inc

One example is Savannah (pictured with her foster brother, Louis). Savannah was brought in at 6 p.m. on emergency after having been injured while in foster care when she found a bungee cord attached to a fence. Savannah pulled on it, playing tug of war while the children in the home played in the ya...
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Success Story: Mansfield Animal Control

In July 2014, Goldie was found as a stray in an area that is known as a dumping ground for pets in Mansfield, CT. This small Golden Retriever mix was skinny, filthy and had matted fur. She also had a big tumor hanging off of her belly. Nobody claimed her. The vet diagnosed the tumor as a mammary-gla...
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Success Story: OAIC, Inc. Indian Summers Border Collie Rescue

Kayla is a beautiful senior split-face female Border Collie who suffered a severe, acute attack of pancreatitis, which in itself is very painful and debilitating. When added to the clinical findings of chronic intervertebral disc disease, spondylosis and osteoarthritis, it paints a very bleak future...
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Success Story: Rottweiler Hearts Rescue

Jewel is a dog who has been immensely helped by the KONG grant. When we got Jewel, we learned that BOTH back legs had torn cruciate ligaments, meaning this poor girl would need two ACL surgeries, each one followed by 4-6 weeks of crate rest. Being a younger, very playful dog, I knew she wouldn'...
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