Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Member Log-In E-Mail ID Password GO!
Home
About Us
Visit Popcorn Park
Animal Care Centers
About Adoptions
Programs
Planned Giving
Events
Publications
Animal Archives
Campaigns
Ways toHelp
Kids
Employment
Contact Us
Site Map
Donate Now
Not a member? Join Us
Subscribe to our eNewsletter
GO

Share |

Kashi - Found Emaciated and Abandoned



Our Animal Control Officer had a late night call to pick up a stray dog that was in someone's front yard in Barnegat. When he arrived on the scene, he knew that something was wrong as soon as he spotted this poor dog. She was just lying on the front lawn, very lethargic and thin as a rail. He scooped up this sickly little girl and brought her directly to an emergency clinic, where she was given fluids and made comfortable for the night.

When our veterinarian Dr. Baris came in the next morning and saw this little Labrador, she began examining her immediately and running tests to determine the cause of her sickly condition. Within minutes, she knew what the trouble was .. this poor little pup had an obstruction and was in grave danger.

Dr. Baris and our Popcorn Park Clinic veterinarian, Dr. Nalven, performed emergency surgery on this little pup and found that a good portion of her intestine had telescoped, and caused an obstruction. They carefully removed over two feet of intestine and once they did, blood started flowing again and they reattached the rest of the intestine. If they had gotten to this little girl any later, it may have been too late.

We have named this beautiful lab puppy Kashi and determined that she is only about 10 months old. We are guessing that someone abandoned this little pup when she became ill, because Kashi did not have the strength to run too far on her own. It's so very sad to think that she could have died in the street, all alone in the cold, if she had not been spotted.

Kashi's condition is still very guarded and we will know in the next 2 to 3 days if she will survive this terrible ordeal that she has been put through. She is not available for adoption at this time. We are again, asking for your thoughts and prayers for one our Popcorn Pets in need. Please send your well wishes Kashi's way, as she will be needing them through her recovery. We are so very proud of our Associated Humane Societies veterinarians, Dr. Baris and Dr. Nalven for again, coming to the rescue of another helpless animal that was abandoned. We are also so grateful to our supporters who contribute to our Res-Q Fund, which is the fund that enables us to help so many animals in need. Please help Kashi with a donation to our Res-Q Fund.

Thank you, as always, for your support.

Read Kashi's first follow-up!

3/10/2014

     GO!
Van Gogh - Update - July 22
Rags - Bedraggled Cocker Spaniel Tied under Bridge
Neglected Mastiff Mixes Abandoned to Roam
Van Gogh - Update- July 15
Ringo and Popeye to be Abandoned in Woods
A Pair of Pekes Looking for A Home
Update on 42 Cats Stuffed into Carriers
42 Cats Stuffed into 5 Carriers Abandoned at Newark Shelter
Van Gogh - Update - June 26
Van Gogh - Update - June 24
Alijah - Kept in Barren Crate in Boiling Sun
Van Gogh- Update - June 13
Dogs Rescued from Life of Hell on Abandoned Property
Kane - Neglected, Suffering from Tumor
Van Gogh - Update - June 9
Van Gogh - Update - June 4
Chrissy - Trapped in A Prison of Fur
Guinness Finds Her Loving Home!
Van Gogh - Update - May 30
Guinness - Needs A Home Where She'll Feel Safe
15 Himalayans Left Homeless
Tilly - Searching for Diagnosis for Multiple Issues
Van Gogh - Update - May 28
Venus - Blind, with Pneumonia, Alone on the Street
Van Gogh - Update - May 22
Van Gogh - Update - May 18
Van Gogh - Update - May 16
Damsel - Emaciated Weimaraner in Distress Rescued
Van Gogh - Update - May 13
Van Gogh - Update - May 12
Widget - Matted, A Broken Leg, Left on the Street
Kozy and Tupelo - Bonded Pair, One Blind, Need New Home
Van Gogh - Update - May 11
Van Gogh - Update - May 9
Van Gogh - Update - May 8
Van Gogh- Update - May 5
Van Gogh - Update - May 3
Van Gogh - Update - April 29
Van Gogh - Update - April 28
Van Gogh - April 26 - Meet the Moms
Van Gogh - Update - April 25
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan
Sherman of Plainfield
Princess the Peke


Home | About Us | Popcorn Park Zoo | Shelters | Adoptions | Programs | Planned Giving | Events | Publications | News | Campaigns | Contact Us | FAQ | Links | Site Map | Privacy Policy

2005-2012, created and maintained by Fitting & Zidd, LLC

Show Other Categories