Milo was surrendered to a vet due to severe heartworms - the owner asked that Milo be euthanized. The kind-hearted vet wanted to give little Milo a chance. The vet is covering the cost of Milo's care, but Milo needs your thoughts and prayers to recover. Milo is in critical condition but he is a fighter - he wants to survive. When little Milo gets better, he'll be ready for a special home. Watch this space for updates on Milo. While Milo's expenses are being covered, we need your financial help to rescue and re-home other Pugs. Please consider a donation in honor of Milo or one of your dogs. Click HERE to help us help the Pugs. Thanks for your support.
Update 9/12/14 - Milo's special heartworm medicine has arrived at the vet - he'll begin treatment on Monday. Treatment is VERY hard on his little system - keep him in your thoughts.
Update 9/17/2014 - Milo had his first treatment and is in recovery (heartworms require several of these treatments). Milo has to stay at the vet to stay calm. Surviving the first treatment is a good sign. Thanks for your support.
Update 10/4/2014 - Milo is REALLY doing much better. He's still not out of the woods, but he's able to go on short walks and he is getting some of his "mojo" back! Another treatment is coming soon, but we're confident he's on his way to a full recovery! We can't wait until he's better so he can be adopted by a "fur"ever home!
Update 10/14/2014 - Milo is happy and healthier, but still has some recovery time left. Milo will be available for adoption soon.
Update 10/20/2014 - Milo has had his last treatment and should be heartworm free! Another month of rest and Milo will be ready for his forever home - will it be you?
Update 10/21/2014 - Milo hasn't handled his last heartworm treatment well and had to go back into the oxygen tent today. Heartworms are such a struggle to overcome - he's a fighter - we're confident he'll pull through this.
Update 10/28/2014 - Milo has been in and out of oxygen tent therapy and is on antibiotics and steroids. His final treatment was hard on his system, but he's got a strong will - we anticipate he'll continue to recover slowly but surely.
Update 11/17/2014 - Milo is strengthening by the day - he's expected to recover well. Only time will tell if he will ever be back to 100%, but his heartworms are gone and better days are ahead!
Please keep your dogs on heartworm preventive all year - heartworms can be deadly.
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Pug Puzzle Fundraiser
We need your help - we desperately need funds! We are a fully volunteer organization and all funds are used to help the Pugs we rescue.
Want to help us but "puzzled" as to how you can? Help us put the pieces of our puzzle together! We are a new all-volunteer non-profit rescue organization - we need your help. For only $2, you can "purchase" a piece of our Pug Puzzle and we'll personalize it with your name. When we sell all 500 pieces, we'll have $1000 to help us rescue pugs! You can "buy" as many pieces as you'd like (we can put different names on each if you'd like). Simply click on the "Donate Now" link below. Choose the "Make a One-Time Donation with PayPal" option - this will take you to our secure PayPal donation site. Enter the amount you'd like to donate - be sure to click on "Add Special Instructions to the Seller" and tell use the name(s) you'd like us to put on the puzzle pieces. When all the pieces are sold, we'll pick one lucky person who will receive their very own Pug Puzzle! Thanks in advance for helping us fulfill our mission - to rescue abused, abandoned, homeless unwanted, sick or injured Pugs, rehabilitate them and place them into loving, permanent adoptive homes in Kentucky.
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