Faith Needs a Home
Sep 16, 2014 03:19PM
● By Lori Strittmatter
Faith was found at a local park and is in need of a home
She was so sweet and decided that she wanted to be everyone's new best friend in the office. We scheduled an appointment at a local vet clinic to see what was going on with her hair and her front leg. The vet noticed while we were there that it appeared that Faith was also favoring her other front leg so x-rays were done. Her left front leg sustained a pretty good break, probably from being hit by a car previously and had healed back incorrectly. The x-ray also showed an old break on her right front leg that the vet believes was caused by a gunshot would that went through the bone and had also healed back incorrectly. Not to mention her horrible flea allergy that caused her hair to fall out.
Since Faith came in on August 7, she has been doing very well. Her back is almost completely healed and her legs don't really seem to bother her, the vet didn't believe she could have surgery to repair them because neither front leg would be able to over-compensate for the recovering leg and these both were old injuries.
Faith is a very sweet dog that desperately wants a big, fluffy bed to sleep in and a good home to call her own. Faith doesn't care much for cats or smaller dogs, she would also need a submissive friend if she was going to have a dog buddy.
Faith needs to be in a less active household due to her old injuries, she can't be a jogging buddy or somewhere where she would be running around all the time.
You can read more about Faith at https://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/30111680/, or contact the Mansfield Animal Care & Control at 817-276-4799, 407 Industrial Blvd., Mansfield, Texas 76063
This is the first article highlighting adoptable pets and you can read more about Mansfield Animal Care and Control at the article below.
You may not know that Mansfield Animal Care & Control is an award winning shelter that goes way beyond the traditional ideas people have about pounds. We caught up with Manager Lori Strit... Read More