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Got treats?Yep we be sweet!Come on mum...Give us one....Nacho (left black boy) & Pickles xxxxNacho was adopted by Miss Pickles & her family over a year ago....And as fairytale adoption stories go...Nacho & Pickles are best friends and do everything together...It’s seriously like they have lived with eachother furever... ...
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Tongues out Tuesday....Peta says sheik the past few weeks in Pug Rescue care she has lost nearly 1.5kg yay!Sadly she is still extremely overweight and needs to still lose another 2.5kg of unhealthy excess weight....Her breathing is still horrendous with just the slightest bit of excitement or activity which makes her get into a rather distressed state...Peta reports her favourite activity to burn calories....Is to thrash about and squeak soft toys then explode the stuffing out with much glee...Keep up with your weight loss boot camp fun....Once you have reached you goal weight you can have your airways assessed by a specialist surgeon for revision airway surgery and also dental have a dental done...Peta xxxIn Pug Rescue foster care undergoing obesity rehabilitation & requiring specialist airway surgery & a dental.Peta says thanks to Moo+Twig for her new harnesss, collar & lead.Peta also says being overweight is not fun or healthy & being unable to breath is very distressing for all. ...
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Welcome to Pug Rescue Kenji mate...It’s really sad that your hind legs don’t work that great...And that you found yourself homeless mate....Kenji has come into our care from a shelter and is not quite five years young...He’s just been desexed and undergone a dental is being treated for chronic ears infections and as you can see he has hind leg paralysis causing him issues with walking and trying to run...We have told Kenji to forget about his past as his best life is yet to come...We have sent his xrays, vet report and videos to a specialist surgeon to view....To help us work out what is causing Kenji’s paralysis and what we can do...Dr Ricky thinks Kenji’s issues could be a genetic deformation of part of the spine...Causing constrictive myelopathy at the level of T10-11 junction due to caudal T10 facet hypolasia meaning the spine is unstable and causing trauma to to spinal cord all the time...Kenji will require a CT/Mylogram and possibly MRI to obtain a definite diagnosis of what’s going wrong in his spine....And making him struggle all the time....And if decompression and stabilisation surgery is a possibility for him or not...We are starting with crate resting and will start cortisone as if exercise restriction & cortisone improves Kenji’s paralysis then there is more chance that surgery is worth a shot...Kenjixxxwww.pugrescue.org.au/donations#oug #pugs #puglife #kenji #paralysis #pugrescuevic #pugrescue #donate #volunteer ...
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9 months ago

PUG RESCUE & ADOPTION VICTORIA INC.
Meeloh says hello....He’s a very happy fellow....Yesterday he saw eye specialist Dr Hayley at Melbourne EyeVet To have the pigment on his eyes and the discharge coming from them checked...Dr Hayley prescribed eye drops for the discharge and gave Meeloh a small treat....Meeloh told Dr Hayley that he’s on a big weightloss diet and has lost over half a kilo in the past week...He still has at least 2kg to 2.5kg now to lose to be trim & sleek...A recheck in 6 weeks time Dr Hayley advised....To make sure the drops are helping Meeloh’s eyes...Meeloh xxxIn Pug Rescue foster care undergoing medical rehabilitation.Meeloh’s been obese all of his adult life & his breathing is a real worry and we fear he has several issues going quite wrong...Including excessive tissue, sagging of tissue and collapsing structures going on....A specialist surgeon will see what surgery they can perform to help hiss airway...So that he doesn’t have to constantly struggle to breath that way....Once he has lost 2.5kg to 3kg he is a massive surgery risk right now we all say...After seeing Dr Bianca Knox Vet Clinic last week for his pus filled ear infections Meeloh says his ears are feeling less hurty...With the strong daily antibiotic ear drops & every second day ear cleaner they are looking much less inflamed and dirty... ...
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9 months ago

PUG RESCUE & ADOPTION VICTORIA INC.
Douey says hey...He went to Melbourne EyeVet and saw eye specialist Dr Chloe today...Dr Chloe removed the last of his eye stitches that hadn’t quite dissolved and checked his eyes...Douey stayed very still and was a very good puggy guy...A checkup in 6 months time Dr Chloe said...And now it’s finally time for Douey to start searching for a furever home to rest his big head...Douey xxxFour weeks ago Douey had the last of his three specialist surgeries...Douey says Pug Rescue has now spent $6,000+ on me...Dr Chloe at Melbourne EyeVet performed medial canthal closure time to make his eyelids/eye openings smaller and protect his very poppy eyes....Ashe had already had two bad injuries to them which is of no surprise...During Douey’s time in Pug Rescue foster care and underwent specialist graft surgery on an deep ulcer that was not healing and was going to perforate.Dr Anu and the Melbourne EyeVet team took some pink tissue (conjunctiva) from the corner of Doueys eye and grafted it across his cornea and the ulcer preventing the eye from perforation.Douey’s eye is now doing well and he has drops to remove some scar tissue that is forming.He was also desexed at the time of eye surgery.He’s undergone airway surgery performed at Knox Vet Clinic by specialist surgeon Dr Ricky Cashmore of Veterinary Specialist Surgery Australia who performed a folded palatoplasty to shorten and thin the soft palate and he removed tonsils out widened nostrils. ...
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