4/23/2017 UPDATE: Sweet has been doing very well considering she is on restricted activity. Unfortunately this means she has to be an only dog. I do allow her out in the yard where she runs around for a short period of time. Then it's back in her crate to rest. She spends quite a large amount of time on the couch chilling. As far as her medications 2 are available from Rite Aid under their discount program under $20 a month. Still working on finding the best price for the third med. She will be on these meds for the rest of her life. So I realize that this is a large responsibility but Sweet is such a wonderful girl she deserves a chance at the most normal life available. Hoping there is someone out there who is willing to give her that chance.
UPDATE: Sweet has been home for 5 days and is doing very well. She is confined for another week, No strenuous activity or stress of any kind. Hoping that when we go back to the vet on the 17th her meds will be reduced and she can go back to moderate activities. If you are interested in adopting Sweet please keep in mind that she will be on heart meds for the rest of her life. Also her activities will have to be curtailed.
This is an UPDATE about SWEET. It has been discovered that Sweet has an enlarged heart, heart murmur, fluid in her chest, and has been at the vet's since thursday, 3/30. She seemed to be improving but there has been another problem. It appears she also has lung damage and cannot be stressed in any way which even includes riding home in the car. She will be staying another couple of days to see if the coughing, which indicates the lung problem, subsides. Just don't know what's going to happen...PAWS CROSSED!!!!!
Anyone interested in donating for her vet care go to https://www.gofundme.com/help-cover-sweets-vet-billls.
SWEET is a 5 yo, 32 lb, Brittany Spaniel, who absolutely lives up to her name. She was used as a breeding dog probably her whole life. A wonderful rescue took her from the horrible conditions in which she had been living. Due to those conditions she was heart worm positive and had to be treated and then was required to be held in confinement for 6 weeks. She has been wonderful, so patient while waiting to be let free. WELL the time has come...as you can see in the video she is having a great time in the backyard with the rest of the pack. SWEET will do well with another non-dominant dog. She gets along with both male and female. Is crate trained, housebroken, needs a fenced in backyard where she can get lots of exercise. SWEET deserves a happy, well-cared for, loving family to make up for her sad beginnings.
There is an adoption process consisting of an application, home visit, contract and adoption fee. Wilma's Orphans is a 501c3 Not for Profit rescue organization. Any and all donations are tax deductible. If you are interested in this dog go to www.wilmasorphans.com for the link to the adoption application.