Speks was spooked to be at the shelter. The two-year-old mixed breed is small, weighing only 19 pounds. She was found as a stray on May 1st and taken to the Hampton County Animal Shelter in South Carolina. Not only was Speks terrified at the shelter, she was also heartworm positive. This little girl needed a way out ASAP.
On June 17th, Mary Lou Seymour with Shelter Animals Advocates and its Heart Beat Goes On program began her quest to find a rescue for Speks. Once more, Dog Star Rescue in Connecticut saved the day. On May 26th they agreed to pull Speks. However, funding was needed for her heartworm treatment costs. When Mary Lou reached out to RADAR, we agreed to assist.
Speks had her heartworm treatment done on June 1st. December Clark, also with Shelter Animals Advocates and The Heart Beat Goes On, told us the following about Speks: “She’s is so submissively afraid. She find corners and curls up in them. She is too afraid to walk on a leash, she just freezes. Despite it all, she has a sweet nature about her. We will be working on helping her through this stressful time. She is simply adorable!” To see more photos of Speks, click here.
RADAR paid all $294 of the heartworm treatment costs for Speks.
UPDATE! All funds for Speks have been raised! Thank you!
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UPDATE! Speks has been adopted!
Thank you to the following contributors, who have given specifically to Speks:
Helping Hands for Hearts Fund ($100); Sunday Wright Fund, in honor of Mary Lou Seymour; Rudy & Ally Robinson; Brett Freeman; Priscilla Rothe
Added on June 29, 2017.