Saving Special Needs & Medical Animals
(All Dogs are Adopted or in Hospice Care)

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Zsa Zsa
Zsa Zsa

Zsa Zsa
Zsa Zsa

Zsa Zsa
Zsa Zsa

Zsa Zsa
Zsa Zsa

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Rest in Peace

Meet Zsa Zsa, 10-11 year old 3 lbs female Maltese.  Zsa came into the shelter matted around her face.  The shelter cleaned and clipped her hair from her eyes.  They found that she was blind.  She is fitted for a Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs.  She loves to roam and explore.  She was on eye medication and oral antibiotics.  Zsa Zsa's bloodwork show her thryroid is very low and she has an infection. Zsa  will see the eye specialist.  
Love after grooming
Love after grooming

Love after vet hospital
Love after vet hospital

Love found on the side of the road
Love found on the side of the road

Love after grooming
Love after grooming

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Meet Love, 9 year old 5 lbs Maltese, rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter.  Love is in critical condition.  She was put in the oxygen chamber at Petcare.  As she healed she was moved to the recovery with IV's.  Love was covered in foxtails and burs.  Love was gently groomed.  She is getting stronger daily.  
Paisley
Paisley

Paisley
Paisley

Paisley
Paisley

Paisley
Paisley

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Meet puppy Paisley, 4 months old 6 lbs Shi Tzu Havanese mix rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter.  Paisley came into the shelter covered in ticked.  She was rushed to the vet hospital for medical care.  Paisley is building her immune system after the tick infestation.  Paisley is being treated for parasites.  
Jessie 3 months
Jessie 3 months

Jessie 3 months
Jessie 3 months

Jessie owner surrender
Jessie owner surrender

Jessie 3 months
Jessie 3 months

1/18
Welcome puppy Jessie, 5 lbs 3 months old Terrier owner surrendered to Los Angeles East Valley Shelter because she was sick. Jessie was diagnosed for Fading Puppy Syndrome. Jessie is healthy and energetic puppy.  Jessie's adoption include her medical care, spay, microchip, vaccines and deworming.  
Happy
Happy

Happy
Happy

Happy X-rays
Happy X-rays

Happy
Happy

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Meet Happy, 1.5 year old 6 lbs Poodle rescued from West Los Angeles Shelter.  Happy was surrendered to the shelter because of her medical issues.  Happy needs two luxating patella surgeries on her knees and she has a spinal issues.  Happy had her locating patella surgery on her right hind leg.  She is on crate rest at her foster home.   
Mimi
Mimi

Mimi
Mimi

Mim Xray
Mim Xray

Mimi
Mimi

1/16

Rest in Peace

Meet Mimi, 8 year old 3.8 lbs Yorkie, rescued from the medical ward of OC Shelter. Mimi is partially blind (left eye), possibly deaf and has a giant bladder stone.  Mimi had surgery to remove the stone that has been causing her pain for years. Mimi is on a special diet to prevent stuvite deposits. She will have to continue on her special diet.  Mimi is healthy thru she is continuing to heal from years of neglect.  
Daisy Lou
Daisy Lou

Daisy Lou
Daisy Lou

Daisy
Daisy

Daisy Lou
Daisy Lou

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Meet Daisy Lou, 3.5 month old 6 lbs Maltese Yorkie Terrier mix rescued from the vet hospital.  Daisy's family brought her into the vet hospital to be euthanized for having a broken leg.  Daisy is a sweet gentle puppy.  She had her leg fixed and is being loved at her foster home.  
Luna Moon
Luna Moon

Luna Moon
Luna Moon

Luna Xray
Luna Xray

Luna Moon
Luna Moon

1/13
Meet Luna Moon, 2 year old 5 lbs Poodle rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter with her left front broken leg.    Luna will heal and get spayed with dental cleaning.  Luna is a tiny girl who will probably be a lap companion. 
Toby
Toby

Toby
Toby

Toby
Toby

Toby
Toby

1/7
Meet Toby, 6 year old 5 lbs Yorkie, rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter.  Toby is owner surrendered with medical issues, a bad infection caused from dental disease.  He is monocrypic (Only one testicle descended).  Toby's 4 lymph nodes in his neck are like marbles.  He is on antibiotics until he is ready for his dental treatment and neuter. 
Gabana
Gabana

Gabana
Gabana

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Gabana
Gabana

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Meet Gabana, 3 year old 4 lbs female Yorkie rescued from Animal Friends of the Valley with a severe broken leg. Gabana was taken to our vet hospital where she had surgery to put a plate in her foot.  Gabana is taking time to heal.  She will need some professional physical therapy for her healing leg. 
Reggie
Reggie

Reggie
Reggie

Reggie with open wound
Reggie with open wound

Reggie
Reggie

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Meet Reggie, 2.5 year old 7 lbs Maltipoo rescued from Bakersfield Shelter.  Reggie had a huge bite wound on his right hind thigh.  He is healing from his surgery of neuter and bite wound.  
Baby Bordeaux
Baby Bordeaux

Baby Bordeaux
Baby Bordeaux

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Meet Baby Bordeaux, 15 year old 3.6 lbs Blind Yorkie rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter.  Baby has a left eye that was from an old injury. Baby Bordeaux is in good health for being a little old lady.  She has dental decay and some stiff joints.   She will live out her life in hospice care.  
Emma
Emma

Emma
Emma

Emma
Emma

Emma
Emma

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Meet Emma, 10 month old 10 lbs Havanese Mix, rescued from Los Angeles North Central Shelter with fractured pelvis. Emma is a very sweet gentle girl, healing by crate rest. 
Gizmo
Gizmo

Gizmo
Gizmo

Gizmo
Gizmo

Gizmo
Gizmo

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Meet Gizmo Mogwai, 8 year old 6 lbs Yorkie, rescued from Animal Friends of the Valley Shelter.  Gizmo is a loving little guy.  Gizmo had bi lateral luxating patella surgery on both his knees. 
Tanna
Tanna

Tanna
Tanna

Shelter Xrays
Shelter Xrays

Tanna
Tanna

1/18
Meet 13 week old, 4 lbs Terrier puppy, Tanna rescued from South Angeles Shelter.  Tanna had been stepped on breaking her pelvis and spine.  Tanna feels no pain.  She runs in her wheelchair.  Tanna is up to date on her vaccines. Tanna will be spay with hernia repair in the coming month.  
Opal
Opal

Opal
Opal

A1761284 Xray
A1761284 Xray

Opal
Opal

1/13
Meet Opal, 1 year old Female Poodle, rescued from South Los Angeles Shelter with a broken pelvis.  Opal was on crate rest for 8 weeks.  She is young and playful.  Opal is on crate rest for 12 weeks and slowly getting exercise.
Pearl
Pearl

Pearl
Pearl

Pearl Xray
Pearl Xray

Pearl
Pearl

1/15
Meet Pearl, 4 year old 8.5 lbs Maltipoo rescued from South Los Angeles Shelter owner surrendered after being hit by a car.  Pearl had both pelvis broken and needed surgery.  A week later she had surgery to fix her inguinal hernia and spay.  Pearl is on crate rest for the next 8 weeks. Pearl is starting to play.  
Taylor
Taylor

Taylor
Taylor

Taylor
Taylor

Taylor
Taylor

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Meet Taylor, 6 year old 4 lbs Male Poodle, rescued from South Los Angeles Shelter, may have been abused causing him to be blind.  Taylor is terrified of being hurt and walks with caution.  Taylor is learning to walk with his Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs.
The Neurologist and Eye Specialist confirmed that Taylor is Hydrocephalus and needs special love and care.  His hospice mommy loves him.
China Doll
China Doll

China Doll
China Doll

China Doll
China Doll

China Doll
China Doll

1/6

Rest in Peace

Meet China Doll, 10 year old 5 lbs Yorkie rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter. China is recovering from severe upper respiratory infection and colon issues.  China was treated with oxygen/medications. She had enemas to help her pass her stools and fiber.  China Doll's swollen belly is getting better.  Further updates to come. 
Rosanna
Rosanna

Rosanna
Rosanna

Rosanna
Rosanna

Rosanna
Rosanna

1/21
Meet Rosanna, 5 year old 5 lbs Maltese mix, rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter. Rosanna was in horrid condition matted, starving (weighing 4 lbs of skin and bones) and barely able to stand.  Rosanna had FHO surgery on her hind leg and lots of TLC from her foster mom.  Rosanna is very sweet.  She will be spayed with her dental cleaning when she is stronger.  
Brisha
Brisha

Brisha
Brisha

Bresha leaving shelter
Bresha leaving shelter

Brisha
Brisha

1/14
Meet Bresha, 12 week old 4.5 lbs Black Maltipoo Terrier that had been attacked by another dog.  Bresha is lucky to be alive as she is fighting infection from her wounds and the virus (Puppy Strangles).  Bresha is healing from all her bite wounds.  
Stevie
Stevie

Stevie
Stevie

Stevie
Stevie

Stevie
Stevie

1/5
Meet Stevie, 12 year old 2.8 lbs Teacup Yorkie intervention from San Bernardino Shelter.  Stevie is tiny but mighty.  His bottom jaw is gone from decay.  His last 2 teeth were removed in dental surgery, bloodwork, microchip with the rabies vaccine.  
Liza
Liza

Liza
Liza

Liza at shelter
Liza at shelter

Liza
Liza

1/14
Meet Liza, 6.5 year old 5 lbs Yorkie rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter.  Liza has severe dry eye that is being treated with Tacromilus, Cyclosporine and NeoPoly Dex.  Her eyes are clearing but she will need eye medications for the rest of her life.  Liza is afraid of the clippers and has to be hand groomed. Liza is spayed, microchip, up to date with her vaccines, dental cleaning and Eye Specialist.  
Puppy Murphy
Puppy Murphy

Puppy Murphy
Puppy Murphy

Murphy Xrays
Murphy Xrays

Puppy Murphy
Puppy Murphy

1/12
Meet Murphy, 8 month old 7 lbs Terrier puppy rescued from Los Angeles North Central Shelter after he was hit by a car.  Murphy had a broken pelvis, leg and several fractured ribs.  Murphy never cried when he was transported to the vet hospital where he had two surgeries to fix his pelvis and leg.  Murphy is sweet, lovable and playful puppy.  
Juliet
Juliet

Juliet after surgery
Juliet after surgery

Juliet's mammary mass removal
Juliet's mammary mass removal

Juliet
Juliet

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Meet Juliet, 3.5 lbs 8 year old Yorkie rescued from a dog broker in Arizona.  Juliet had a mouthful of rotten teeth and a mammary mass. Juliet had surgery to remove her mass which came back as Complex Benign Mammary Adenoma.  Most of her teeth were removed as they were loose.  Juliet's adoption include her surgeries, spay, dental and mass testing.  
Pinky Piggly
Pinky Piggly

Pinky Piggly
Pinky Piggly

Pinky Piggly
Pinky Piggly

Pinky Piggly
Pinky Piggly

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Meet Pinky Piggly, 5 year old 6.5 lbs ALBINO Maltipoo. Pinky is playful and must have limited out in the sun as she will burn.  Pinky has a cherry eye which will be taken care of when she is spayed. 
Liberty
Liberty

Liberty
Liberty

Liberty
Liberty

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Meet Puppy Liberty, 12 week old Yorkie puppy that was owner surrendered to Los Angeles East Valley Shelter rescued because she had neurological issues.  The breeder had her since birth and finally took the puppy to the shelter when she could not care for her.  Puppy Liberty had bloodwork done and Xrays.  More updates to come.  You can follow her process on our FACEBOOK.  If you would like to help Puppy Liberty: DONATE.
Phoebe
Phoebe

Phoebe
Phoebe

Phoebe
Phoebe

Phoebe
Phoebe

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Meet Phoebe, 7 month old 5.5 lbs Yorkie purchased from a breeder ($2500).  Her family found out that she had Addison's Disease.  Phoebe's body does NOT produce cortisone and will need daily prednisone with a once a month injection.  Phoebe will need bloodwork every 6 months to make sure she is getting the right amount of cortisone in her body.
Bernie
Bernie

Bernie
Bernie

Bernie
Bernie

Bernie
Bernie

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Rest in Peace

Meet Bernie, 10 year old 4 lbs Yorkie, rescued from Los Angeles North Central Shelter.  Bernie is a little gentleman who has no teeth and hardly barks. He is a good eater only soft homemade food.  
Asia
Asia

Asia
Asia

Asia
Asia

Asia
Asia

1/16
Meet Asia, 3 lbs 6 year old Yorkie rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter with severe yeast/ bacterial infection.  Asia's left hind leg has a bad locating patella.  Asia healed from her yeast bacterial infection.  She is spayed and had her dental treatment.  Asia will get her ortho surgery to fix her locating patella. Asia is developing a cataract in her right eye.
Flynn
Flynn

Flynn
Flynn

Flynn
Flynn

Flynn
Flynn

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Meet Flynn, 10-11 years old 5 lbs Male Yorkie, rescued from San Diego Carlsbad Shelter.
This little guy wants a lap to snuggle and a warm bed.  Flynn is eating Honest Kitchen freeze dried dog food.  
Sophie
Sophie

Sophie
Sophie

15 rotten teeth
15 rotten teeth

Sophie
Sophie

1/12
Meet Sophie, 10 year old 6 lbs Female Maltese, rescued from West Los Angeles Shelter.
This precious princess was severely matted that she could NOT see!  Her paw pads had matted boots and her hind end was like wearing matted pants. Sophie had 15 teeth removed on her dental treatment.  
Scarlett
Scarlett

Scarlett
Scarlett

Pyometra Uterus infection
Pyometra Uterus infection

Scarlett
Scarlett

1/9
Meet  Scarlett, 5 year old 4 lbs Female Yorkie, owner surrendered.  Scarlett is shy.  It took her 2 days to finally want to eat..  Scarlett loves to play ball.  She wants to cuddle and feel secure. We discovered that Scarlett had Pyometra, uterus infection which has been removed and had two teeth removed. 
Ollie
Ollie

Ollie
Ollie

Ollie
Ollie

Ollie
Ollie

1/19
Meet Ollie, 4 month old 3 lbs Blind Purebred Maltese surrendered by the breeder. Ollie has a Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs.  He is a healthy energetic puppy.  
Georgie
Georgie

Georgie
Georgie

Georgie
Georgie

Georgie
Georgie

1/12
Meet Georgie, 5 year old 3 lbs Yorkie mix, rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter with a broken pelvis. Georgie had ortho surgery.  The poor guy had deep tissue pain with 2 months of crate rest before Georgie was able to stand and walk.  Georgie is running and playing now!
Mr Bigglesworth
Mr Bigglesworth

Mr. Bigglesworth
Mr. Bigglesworth

Mr. Bigglesworth Shelter X-ray
Mr. Bigglesworth Shelter X-ray

Mr Bigglesworth
Mr Bigglesworth

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Meet Mr Bigglesworth, 7 month old 5.5 lbs Havanese Yorkie Mix puppy hit by a car and taken to Los Angeles North Central Shelter.  Mr Bigglesworth had Ortho surgery to fix his shattered pelvis and FHO surgery to fit his leg into his pelvis.  After 2 weeks, we found that Bigglesworth had a severed tail.  His tail had to be amputated.  Mr Big is on 8 weeks of crate rest.  He is healing and wants to get out an play!  
Chloe Love
Chloe Love

Chloe Love
Chloe Love

Chloe Love Xray
Chloe Love Xray

Chloe Love
Chloe Love

1/9

Rest in Peace

Meet Chloe Love, 16 year old 6.5 lbs Maltipoo rescued from Los Angeles Carson Shelter.  Her family surrendered her as she cried in the shelter.  Chloe Love has cancer.  She needs a loving home that will let her live out her life in peace. Chloe Love had bloodwork and xrays.  We are treating her homeopathically and looking for a forever home that will let her live out her life. RIP 
Archie
Archie

Archie
Archie

Archie
Archie

Archie
Archie

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Meet Archie, 4 months old 1.4 lbs Briewer Yorkie surrendered by the breeder because of medical conditions.  Archie is being tested for AA Luxation, Hydocephephalus, Cerebral Hypoplasia.  Archie had xrays and bloodwork.  
Mikel
Mikel

Mikel
Mikel

Mikel
Mikel

Mikel
Mikel

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Meet Mikel, 7 year old 3.5 lbs Yorkie, owner surrendered to Los Angeles North Central Shelter.  The previous owners bought Mikel from Craigslist as a puppy.  They took him to the vet and was surprise to find out they got an older dog with medical issues, so they took him to the shelter. Mikel has been neutered with dental treatment. Mikel had his first luxating Patella Surgery and scheduled to have his second.
Cassie
Cassie

Cassie
Cassie

Cassie
Cassie

Cassie
Cassie

1/7
Meet Cassie, 5 year old 10 lbs Terrier that was surrendered because her family was allergic to her.  Cassie has a hind leg that will have ortho surgery to fix her luxating patella. Cassie is gentle and loving as she would make a great family pet. Cassie's adoption includes her Ortho surgery, dental, spay, vaccines and microchip.  
Mira Hallmark
Mira Hallmark

Mira
Mira

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Mira Hallmark
Mira Hallmark

1/14
Meet Mira, 1.5 year old 4.5 lbs Party Poodle rescued from Long Beach Shelter.  Mira has a neurological issue possibly Cerebral Hypoplasia.  Mira is being treated for severe infection.  She has xrays and bloodwork done.  Mira is being treated by the neurologist with Clindamycin and Predisone.  Mira is a high energy puppy wo wants to play but has her limitations.
2 lbs Clover
2 lbs Clover

Clover in her Quad Chair
Clover in her Quad Chair

Clover
Clover

2 lbs Clover
2 lbs Clover

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Meet tiny Clover, 2 lbs 10 year old Yorkie mix, rescued by a Good Samaritan from living outdoors.  Clover hid under the cars because she had no shelter.  The family gave her dry dog food that she couldn't eat.  Clover was covered in oil, matted to her skin and flea infested.  She has hind leg issues which she will need wheels as ortho surgery is not possible.  Clover had her last removing infected teeth removed.  She is rolling in her new quad chair.  Clover is tiny but mighty. 
Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown A1886795 Xrays
Charlie Brown A1886795 Xrays

Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown

1/22
Meet Charlie Brown, 1 year old 6.5 lbs Yorkie rescued from Harbor Shelter with old pelvic injury, possible hit by car (never treated).  Charlie's left hind leg was removed that had been dragging. He is in good spirits and healed quickly. Charlie Brown is now a tripod and runs free!  
Beyonce
Beyonce

Beyonce
Beyonce

Beyonce
Beyonce

Beyonce
Beyonce

1/19
Flora
Flora

Flora
Flora

Flora after surgery
Flora after surgery

Flora
Flora

1/13
Meet Beyonce, 10 year old 5.5 lbs Maltese, owner surrendered to Los Angeles West Valley Shelter for biting.  Beyonce is a diva and bites when she is getting  groomed.  She needs to be spayed, hernia repair and dental treatment. She has an eye that has developed a cataract.
Meet Flora, 1.6 year old 11 lbs Maltipoo rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter after being hit by a car. Flora had ortho surgery on her pelvis plus spayed. Flora is a sweet dog that bonds quickly.  
Doc Hollywood
Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood
Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood
Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood
Doc Hollywood

1/9
India 10 weeks
India 10 weeks

India
India

India recovered
India recovered

India 10 weeks
India 10 weeks

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kenny
kenny

kenny
kenny

Kenny
Kenny

kenny
kenny

1/16
Mercy Freedom
Mercy Freedom

Mercy
Mercy

16 yr old 3 lbs Yorkie
16 yr old 3 lbs Yorkie

Mercy Freedom
Mercy Freedom

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Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose shelter intake
Ruby Rose shelter intake

Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose

1/6
Duncan
Duncan

Duncan
Duncan

Duncan
Duncan

Duncan
Duncan

1/14
Meet Doc Hollywood, 1 year old 13 lbs Havanese mix,  rescued from Los Angeles West Valley Shelter.  Doc came into the shelter with a large neck wound probably from a dog attack. Doc has over 25 staples and healing nicely.  
Meet Puppy India, 9 weeks old 2.7 lbs Maltese Shi Tzu mix rescued from Los Angeles East Valley Shelter with chest trauma.  We rushed India to Van Nuys Vet Clinic where we found out the owner had been there earlier that afternoon. Dr Oh recommended that the puppy go to Urgent Vet Care.  India went to Access Speciality Vet Hospital where the vet recommended that she be put to sleep as she had a hard time breathing.  We took the chance in life and took her home to be in our professional Oxygen Unit. The next day India was alert.  The next day Critical care vet at Access was surprise at her quick recovery.  India is on Clavamox to prevent pneumonia.  She will get xrays to how her lungs and head are doing.
Meet Kenny, 2 year old 7 lbs Miniature Poodle with under developed eyes, rescued from Bakersfield City Shelter, CA.  Kenny was shaved down by the shelter.  He went straight to the vet hospital and got bloodwork with fecal done.  Kenny is treated for Giardia. Sweet limited vision Kenny is full of kisses and love.  He barks at other dogs..

Rest in Peace

Meet Mercy, 16 year old 3 lbs Yorkie rescued from Los Angeles West Valley Shelter.  Mercy is a gentle old soul.  She is stiff from old age but with a will to live. Mercy loves to eat and roam.  She is underweight at 3 lbs as she is skeletal.  Mercy is getting bloodwork done and hope to get dental care to remove the decay of age.  Mercy has a hospice home waiting for her when she is strong enough to travel.  Thank you to Second Chances to Blind Dogs for helping with Mercy's medical.
Meet Ruby Rose, 1 year old 5 lbs Apricot Poodle rescued from Los Angeles West Valley Shelter.  Ruby Rose was surrendered for vomitting and diarrhea.  Ruby was negative for Parvo and positive for Giardia/ Roundworms.  Ruby Rose then was treated for kennel cough.  
Meet Duncan, 9 year old Poodle rescued from South Central Los Angeles.  Duncan is a sweet mature dog.  He had surgery to remove multiple skin growths and most of his rotted teeth.  Duncan is a sweet loving dog.  Duncan is neutered and up to date on his vaccines.