Archive for the 'Medical Cases ' Category

Aspen

Aspen

People who have been around dogs for a long time often can tell when something is just not right. When Aspen arrived at Cumberland County Animal Shelter (Friends of Cumberland Co, NC Shelter Animals), the staff and volunteers just knew...

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Lulu – Adopted!

Lulu – Adopted!

I’d like to introduce you to Lulu. T.A.R.A. met Lulu in much the same way we meet many dogs, in the midst of an emergency. Lulu had managed to get her leg tangled in some wire. The wire cut off circulation....

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Lemmy and the Darling Dozen

Lemmy and the Darling Dozen

Recently, we had puppies born in our care. I’d like to introduce you to Lemmy and the Darling Dozen. Lemmy (and her very concerned owner) were taken advantage of leaving poor Lemmy with a litter of puppies to care for....

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Gale – Adopted

Gale – Adopted

Imagine you are walking alone, in the dark, in the cold night that only promises to be colder. Imagine that you are limping from a broken leg, riddled with infection, and are at 65% of your ideal body weight. But...

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Merry’s Christmas Wish

Merry’s Christmas Wish

Hi, my name is Merry. I believe in Santa and Christmas miracles and I’m hoping that you can help me make my wish come true. You see, I am about eight years old, but I need some help. I’ve not...

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An Update on Hope (2)

An Update on Hope (2)

Hope is finally up to a reasonable weight.  She is now sixty pounds of gorgeous with silky fur and bright eyes. Her future is shaping up to be full of rest and comfort. There’s (hopefully) just one more obstacle in...

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Thank you from Gypsy

Thank you from Gypsy

T.A.R.A. mainly serves the dogs and cats in Hoke and Cumberland counties of North Carolina. Both counties have a heavy heartworm problem. At one point we had sixteen dogs we were planning on pulling from local shelters that were heartworm...

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An Update on Hope

An Update on Hope

We are astounded at the generosity of everyone that Hope’s story has touched. The inbox for our email is filled with not just donations, but with prayers and messages of strength and love. Through these combined efforts as well as...

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Restoring Hope

Restoring Hope

I had a chance to visit with Hope today. The pictures do not do her condition justice. Even after a week of intensive veterinary treatment, she still looks completely emaciated. Petting her side, you can feel each and every rib;...

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