Considering her plight, Kora might as well have been in Tora Bora! This four-year-old Pit Bull mix was surrendered to the Darlington County Animal Shelter in South Carolina way back on August 27th. Kora was also surrendered with her seven pups who were four to five weeks old. In addition to Kora and her pups, the shelter took in a staggering 56 other pets the same day! Unfortunately for Kora, she also tested heartworm positive.
On August 28th, Susan Blakeney, RADAR’s liaison with the Darlington County Humane Society Rescue, urgently sought our help for Kora (known as Dixie at the shelter). As an incentive for a rescue to take Kora and her pups, we provided an offer to assist with her heartworm treatment costs. On September 3rd, the rescue Virginia Paws for Pits agreed to take Kora and her pups! After several setbacks, Kora was finally able to get her heartworm treatment on March 29th and 30th.
“Kora has severe separation anxiety,” the rescue told us, “and needs to be the only dog in the house. Because of this, she has been shuffled numerous times among foster homes several times since her puppies were adopted.” Click here to view more photos of Kora.
RADAR paid all of Kora’s heartworm treatment costs, which totaled $250.
UPDATE! All funds for Kora have been raised! Thank you!
UPDATE! Kora has been adopted!
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Added on April 14, 2016.