We visited Charlie and her family yesterday to take some photos and were thrilled that she is doing so well at home. She is being well taken care of and is very much loved. And she is already finessing walking around on three legs! Her family was overwhelmed with gratitude for all who cared and chipped in to save Charlie. Soon Charlie will get to start playing with her canine siblings again. We learned when we visited her that one of her sibling dogs tried to push Charlie back to the family home after she was shot since Charlie had chased the intruders into the street! We are so happy to see her back home and smiling with her family.
Charlie is home! She stayed at the hospital for 2 nights so that they could manage her pain. Charlie would still not walk at ASEC and the vet said that dogs usually do best when they are back in their home environemnt. And it is true. Charlie's owner told us that once Charlie got home and saw the children she got up and started walking. We are gong to visit her on Monday and brining her a nice, big comfy dog bed and will get photos. Thank you all for your support!!
We spoke with Dr. Somerville and Charlie did great with her surgery! She is staying an extra night at ASEC so they can help manage her pain and then she will get to go home tomorrow. Thank you for all your support!
Charlie is out of the shelter! She was reunited with her family and she was so, so excited! We then drove her to Animal Speciality Emergency Clinic where she met with Dr. Somerville. They carefully reviewed her x-rays and decided the best plan was amputation due to her shattered bones from the close range bullet. 3 legged dogs do just fine so we are not worried about Charlie! She will spend a night or two at the vet and then be heading home.
Charlie is all set for her surgery! Her owners are coming to adopt her back tomorrow and then we are driving to ASEC for a consultation about her surgery. The Doctor looked at her x-rays and syas it will be a complicated surgery and they are not sure yet if she will be able to keep her leg. Charlie will stay at ASEC getting the care she needs pre-surgery. We will take lots of photos and post! Thanks again for all your support! Her family is overwhelmed with the generosity as are we.
Charlie is a GIRL! Initially listed as a boy when she arrived her sex has been updated and she is a girl!
Well we are just overwhelmed with gratitude!! Our goal has been met and surpassed. Thank you to each and everyone of you! Please stay posted for all updates on Charlie.