Our dedicated help for this dog could be paraphrased as “Stand by Your Dan!” This two-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound mix arrived at the Beaufort County Animal Control shelter in Washington, North Carolina on August 19th. He did not arrive alone. His canine and Coonhound companion Ann arrived with him. It was suspected that Ann might be pregnant. Both dogs were described as sweet and friendly. Dan was emaciated and had some injuries to his head and eye. Both dogs needed to get out of the shelter quickly to be safe.
On August 21st, RADAR provided offers to assist with vet care costs as incentives for rescues to take Dan and Ann. Both dogs were scheduled to be euthanized September 5th. When Dan had a confirmed adoption, Triangle Pets Alive in North Carolina decided to take Ann so that she would not be left behind. But then Dan’s adopters never showed up. So on September 5th, just as Dan was about to be euthanized, Triangle Pets Alive took him as well Ann! They just couldn’t let Dan die.
Dan and Ann had their initial vetting done on September 6th. Ann did, in fact, turn out to be pregnant. Although Dan was not talking, he was likely the father! The vet also examined Dan’s eye. He found that Dan had full vision and his corneal scar wasn’t deep. Unfortunately, both dogs tested heartworm positive. RADAR increased its offer on both dogs to also cover their heartworm costs. Dan’s heartworm treatment took place on September 29th, and he was neutered on October 29th. Dan has been enjoying his foster home, where he has been renamed Griffin. Click here to see more photos of Dan.
RADAR paid for all of Dan’s initial vetting, medical care, heartworm treatment and neutering costs, which totaled $307.
UPDATE! Dan has been adopted! His new name is Hunter!
UPDATE! All funds for Dan have been raised! Thank you!
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Thank you to the following contributors, who have given specifically to Dan:
Helping Hands for Hearts Fund; Linda Hoffecker; Stacy Thorp; Sherry Hutchison; Jackie Stanley; Diana Berkstresser; Mary Brown Haak; Dorian Edwin; Marty Gordon; Celine Villax
Added on November 2, 2013.