Our latest rescue transport: Heath the Dachshund a Hurricane Katrina Survivor Needs a Home
We kept Heath with us for two days and learned that he's not fond of men. We think he was mistreated by a man. He doesn't have that problem with women. He came to us with really bad tummy trouble and maybe a urinary tract infection.- so whenever we tried picking him up, he'd pee and poo... (we cleaned a lot of blankets, beds and carpets).
Rob took him to the vet last night (Monday) and got him tested for parasites, etc. and he had none. He's been given meds for sick tummy - and to help quell his diarrhea. He also had blood tests and urine tests to see if he has an infection.
It's heartbreaking when dogs come into the rescue neglected, abused or sickly, and that happens more often than not. People just don't take care of dogs and discard them like useless trash when they're not feeling well. It's infuriating.
Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue (www.c2cdr.org) is seeking a forever home for Heath, a black dachshund (17 lbs). Heath was born on July 22, 2004 and 1 year and 1 month later, Hurricane Katrina destroyed his home and left him without a family. He was rescued and adopted in New Jersey where he lived for almost 9 years before given to the rescue. He's shy and loves to go in his bed in a crate. He doesn't play with toys, but loves blankets and being with you. He doesn't have separation anxiety and goes into his crate/bed.
|Heath's Close up!|
He arrived into a foster home on Oct. 24, 2014, and will be available for adoption by late Nov. after dental treatment, shots, etc.When rescued he let his foster dad cut his nails and bathe him without a problem.
This little guy is a hurricane survivor, and his last family didn't take him to the vet for the last 4 years. He needs a great home where you will love him as he will love you.
Heath will be available for adoption by mid-November 2014
HEATH'S FIRST VIDEO: http://youtu.be/bFVLksiFoxU
HEATH'S OTHER VIDEO: http://youtu.be/8tvbCoRCwVM