Zang says “Thank you!”

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Zang says “Thank you!”

Category : Rescued Animals

October 10, 2014
A 6 month-old puppy should be full of wonder and energy, and happy to meet new people. But  Zang was nervous and unwillingness to walk…something was very wrong.

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Her right hind leg is shorter than her left. X-rays revealed that her leg and hip were once fractured and healed poorly.

Fortunately, FHO surgery can help. Like many rescued dogs, Zang is afraid of people—a condition that occurs when puppies do not receive human love during the most impressionable first 3 months of their lives. Zang might even have been badly treated, which could explain her broken leg and fear.

Thankfully, two wonderful foster parents have volunteered to socialize and encourage Zang prior to surgery.

October 24, 2014
Zang’s foster family says Zang is responding well.  She  received a lot of TLC, gained a lot of confidence, and she is now ready for surgery.

October 27, 2014
Zang had her surgery  and everything went well.  She is still at the vet recovering.

October 29, 2014
Zang was back to the Shelter.  She looks great!  She will be here at the Shelter for a week, and then her foster family will take her back home. Right now she requires physical therapy each day. After her staples are out and she heals, she will go to aquatic therapy. Pretty soon she will be a big happy puppy.

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October 30, 2014
Zang is responding well to the physical therapy. Her leg is still quite stiff from the surgery.  Zang is loving the extra attention. Outside, she is still holding up her sore leg.

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December 14, 2014
Healing from FHO surgery takes a long time!  Zang is still in rehab.

December 23, 2014
Zang has been adopted!  And yes, it is Zang’s foster family who claimed this gem. After all the TLC Zang received during her recuperation, she fell in love with her foster family, and they fell in love with her. Zang gives them kisses every day to show her gratitude, and everyone gives thanks to all the donors for making this all possible.

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