2019 Medical Cases

Bear transferred in from Russell County Animal Control after being attacked by another animal. We rushed him straight to our vet where his lacerations and bite wounds had to be stapled. He stayed there until he was stable enough to return to the shelter. Bear is recovering but needs special wound care and antibiotics to prevent infection. We can only save lives like Bear with your continued support. 

Dakota came to as an early medical release from Columbus Animal Control. Dakota’s leg appeared it has been caughtt in a trap and she chewed her own leg off to break free from the trap. Unfortunately, her leg could not be saved and required amputation and an intense round of antibiotics. 

Caramel came to us from Columbus Animal Control hairless and itchy. After doing some test, it was determined that Caramel had demodex. We placed her on oral medication and weekly medicated baths to help her skin. Caramel is now healthy and has been officially adopted! 

Walt came to us from Columbus Animal Control with a leg injury. We rushed him to our vets office where they x-rayed his leg to see what was the extent of his injuries. Walt has a broken leg and due to the severity of the break, amputation is the best option for him. He is still currently at our vet’s office where he will be for a few weeks while he recovers from surgery. Your donations make it possible! Can you donate towards his surgery? 

Mushu

Mushu came to us from Columbus Animal Control with a ruptured eye. He will need surgery to remove the eye. We can only continue to take medical cases like Mushu with your continued support. Can you donate towards his care? 

Mowgil came to us from Columbus Animal Control suffering from what appeared to be a broken leg and a severe case of hookworms. Hookworms left untreated can result in the death of the animal but we quickly began treating them. He went to our vet, Benning Animal Hospital, where it was determined he had a broken leg. Thankfully, our amazing vet thinks the leg can be saved with splinting. Splint has to be changed every 5 days until the bone has healed. 

Clarence came to us from Columbus Animal Control as an early medical release after being hit by a car. His hip was dislocated and had road rash. Due to his age, he was not a candidate for surgery. Our vet recommend we get a wheelchair to help with mobility. Gunnar’s Wheels donated a wheel chair and your donations helped cover the medical cost. Your donations make everything we do possible. 

We are happy to report that Clarence has been adopted!!

Hector came to us from Russell County Animal Control suffering from Parvo. We quickly worked to get treatment started in our Parvo ICU with round the clock care to stabilize him. Last year we saved more than 30 dogs from local animal controls suffering with this deadly disease. Your donations make it all possible. Please consider donating towards our Parvo Puppy ICU so we can help the next case of parvo. 

Hector has been adopted!!

Poor Bubba just transferred to the Ark as an urgent medical release from Columbus Animal Control. He had some fabric embedded in his neck. We had to remove the fabric that was cutting into his skin. Bubba now has an infected gaping wound in his neck. He will need medications and possibly surgery to repair the wound. Despite all that he has been through, Bubba is a very loving boy. He even rewarded our kennel techs with kisses after they took the fabric off of his achy neck. We can only save dogs like Bubba with your help. Please DONATE! Every dollar and cent helps.

Noah transferred in from Columbus Animal Control with an injured leg. leg. After being seen by our vet at Benning Animal Hospital, it was determined Noah will need an FHO and Patella surgery to repair the injury. While we aren’t sure exactly what happened to Noah, we are dedicated to getting this sweet boy all the help he needs before finding him a forever home. With your support, we know this can be done! Will you donate for sweet Noah?

Tanner transferred in from Columbus Animal Control suffering from demodex mange and a secondary skin infection. Tanner is spending some time in a foster home where he is slowly coming out of his shell. The skin infection has been taken care of and his hair is slowly coming back in. We rely solely on your donations to help save lives like Tanner. Can you donate towards his treatment? 

Sweet Bruno came to us from Columbus Animal Control after being attacked by another animal. He had several large wounds that were clearly infected. His wounds were not fresh and we are unsure how long he has had these injuries. We rushed him straight to our vet where they began an intense round of antibiotics. Bruno is still at our vet and we will update his progress. 

Kona came to us from Columbus Animal Control after she was found injured. She was attacked by another animal and it resorted in puncture wounds all over her body. Also, her eye has to be removed because it dislodged from her eye socket. Please donate if you can. Any amount will help us. Kona is currently at our vet and she will remain there until our vet releases her.