- May 27, 2009
Ok, not really a pet question or answer, but wasn't sure where else to put this. I knew that you guys would appreciate this little girl! I haven't named her yet, I just picked her up from a petshop a couple days ago, she's got 2 luxated patellas and will need surgery to repair both legs. According to the paper work, she's almost 5 months, I don't buy it, I'm guessing her to be no older then 13-14 weeks, she's got all her baby teeth still, and she's barely over 5 lbs (5.2 lbs to be exact). She can't really use her rear left leg much, and she has no muscle tone - She's spent her entire life in a cage at a mill or a pet store She came from a big puppy mill in IA known as Honeytree Kennels, and was sold to Lambriar, one of the most worst brokers I've had the displeasure if handing puppies they'd sold to petshops. Thankfully her cycle of abuse and neglect ended Thursday, and now she's safe, loved, and will be well care for the rest of her life. The pet store kept her for 7 weeks, nobody wanted her due to her bad legs, they knew her as "Clearance Puppy" If anyone has any good suggestions for names - Let me know! I'm working on coming up with fundraisers to pay for her surgeries, so if anyone has good fundraiser ideas let me know on that, too! I've had another I've gone through this before, she ended up costing me close to $5000 by the time it was over, I'm suspecting bills will be similar or higher for her, as her left leg seems worse then Tina's was,she's already not putting weight on it, and she didn't have as good of a start as Tina (Tina's mom was rescued while she was pregnant, so she never knew anything but the good life). That was 4 years ago, though, so prices may be alot higher now.