We received some terrible news about our gorgeous, little pocket bully “Billy” at his recent vet appointment. Our beautiful little nugget has a potentially life-threatening dental infection throughout his mouth, and we need to operate as soon as possible. Billy not only has at least 12 rotten teeth that need to be pulled, but nearly all of his upper gums are infected, and the infection goes to the bone in most places💔
For anyone who doesn’t remember, Billy was found last year in Suisun City, starving, covered in open wounds, and suffering from multiple skin infections. The folks who found him rallied, had him neutered, and vaccinated, and found him a loving home. Recently, Billy lost his new owner, and was facing homelessness once again. At that time, we stepped in, and took the little man into our rescue. We were told his breath “smelled kind of bad” by the folks who saved him, but this is beyond anything we could have expected, and unfortunetly they did not know they should be alarmed as Billy went to a vet last year, and was medically cleared. According to the vet who recently saw Billy, the condition of his teeth has likely taken years to reach point. This little babe has suffered with this severe dental disease for a year longer than he ever should have, but he still maintains his sweet demeanor though his immense pain💙🐶 Billy has been on anti-biotics, and pain relief, but our first “low end” estimate for Billy’s dental surgery is $2500. We took him to another vet and their estimate was around $1500 which is a bit less. We simply, as such a small independent, donation-run-rescue, cannot afford that right now. Even if we could, it would leave nothing else for the other pups in our care!
Billy was abused, neglected, and dumped in our own backyard, in our own county, by someone who walks among us! So here I am begging for help on this one! We owe it to him to set him up for a happy, pain free rest of his life! If anyone can donate to Billy’s surgery, we would be forever grateful! Make sure you say it’s for Billy. His appointment is for June 28 to get his surgery. Anything is a big help! Please share and donate!💔🙏🏼😞 paypal.me/simbaspawdogrescue
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Hi, I’m Mack, a former Harbor Shelter resident. I was so scared and nervous in the shelter, I stayed in my cubby where no one could see me. When a certain volunteer came by to check me out, I decided I wanted her to be my new mom. She was slow to catch on and kept trying to find me an adopter or foster. She even brought a rescue guy to meet me, but I just hid in my cubby until he went away.
One awesome day instead of going to the play yard, we went through the lobby to the parking lot, and I jumped right in her car. I knew she wouldn’t leave me behind!
That was four years ago, and like Oprah, I’ve been living my best, most authentic life. I love trail hikes, visiting the dog beach, playing at daycare and hanging out at Starbucks (Puppaccinos!). At home, I like to garden (eat grass) and do a front window Neighborhood Watch shift before passing out on my memory foam bed.
Yep, my humans have given me the best life, but I got a second chance thanks to wonderful shelter staff, volunteers and people like you who follow this page. Your likes, shares, support and involvement help ensure that doggos like me have a safe place to stay while we wait for our new families. Thank you, community!
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