Medical Hold - Not Accepting Applications
Adoption Fee: $525
Age: 6 Years Gender: female Size: small Weight: Small Primary Breed: Shih Tzu Primary Color: Black and White Shed Level Low Shedding Energy Level: Moderate Housetrained: Mostly, but still mastering Kid Friendly: Does well with respectful children over age 5 Cat Friendly: Unknown Dog Friendly: Yes Crate Trained: Yes
Merry is just one of those dogs that reminds us why we do what we do! You can follow her pictures back to take a look at how she arrived to us. Merry was matted and had severe dry eye that had been left untreated for years. At first, our veterinarian team at Best Care and specialists thought her eyes had ruptured and woud need to be removed, but Dr. Jess thought there may be hoping in at least seeing if we could save her eyes by doing a very aggressive series of eye medication.
Merry's foster had done 3-4 eye meds, three times a day at timed intervals. Their commitment to Merry and helping her save her eyes brings us to tears. We are happy to report that Merry is doing fabulous! Not only has the medication worked for us to be able to save her eyes, we believe she has at least partial vision in one of her eyes! She has exceeded all of our expectations not only in her physical recovery, but her emotional recovery as well. Our director posted on Facebook about Merry's panic and whining from terror when she first arrived. Take a look at the pictures above and just see how she has transformed!
We are hopeful that Merry will get her clearance for adoption some time in early to mid January. We will shout from the rooftops when she is available for aodption! As you can imagine, Merry's aggressive care came with great expesne. Please consider making a donation to help us continue to help dogs like Merry! They are truly worth it!
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Dogs in our program reside in foster homes. Adoption process details can be found on our Adoption Process page. Listings are updated in real-time as dogs become available or find new homes.