Posted in Doggies on 24. Aug, 2012
Natalie is approximately 1 yr. of age, spayed, UTD vaccines. She was diagnosed in May with Demodectic Mange and is currently on daily dose of Ivermectin. She has had two months of negative skin scrapings and needs one more negative scraping the end of September (Sept. 20 to be exact) to be determined “free of Demodex.”
She is a sweet, sweet puppy, full of love and kisses. She knows sit, down, stay. She allows the vet tech to scrape her skin in multiple area with a scalpel blade and never shows any flinching or adverse response to this action. We don’t know if all her hair with grow back or not. Her skin was so badly affected with the mange and multiple bacterial infections that the dermatologist isn’t sure; however, she does have a fine coat of hair growing on her muzzle, ears, tail and we are starting to see long hairs coming out on her torso.
This little girl came from IACC the Fall of 2011 and was misdiagnosed for at least 6 months and incorrectly treated, thus the difficulty in getting her mange under control. She currently is in a foster home with many small (10#) dogs and gets along fine with all of them, doesn’t seem interested in the cats.
Her guardian angel is willing to cover the costs of her dermatology visits until she no longer needs to go there.
We are now looking for a permanent home for Natalie. She would like to be in a home with another dog to play with. If you could share her information I would be very grateful. Anyone wishing to adopt her or see how she is with your pets, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.