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Happy Adoption Day Koda hip hip hooray we shout!
So much to smile about...

A new puggy sister called Willow and even a brand new lovely name...
Pepper (formerly Koda) we know your excited to start your life over again...
A furever mum and dad to dote on you...
And even your own little human brother who made you an awesome welcome sign and presented you with a new bed and toy making all your furever home wishes come true...

We know you’ve well and truely fallen on your feet...
And we thank your new furever family for choosing to adopt you to keep...

Pepper (formerly Koda) xxx
Adopted today & already loved!

Koda arrived in into Pug Rescue care in a pretty terrible state...
Undesexed, rotten teeth, patches of missing hair, horribly itchie skin that made him bite himself and spin...
Desexing and a major dental at Knox Vet Clinic done it has taken many months to fix his skin...
Treatment for mites, medicated shampoo's cortisones, antibiotics, allergy tablets and injections to name a few things we've done....
And finally we have overcome....
The horrible state his skin was in...
And now it's soft and his hair is glistening...
Melbourne EyeVet have been consulted for his pigmentary ketatitis….
Daily eye drops have seen his pigment reduce and his eyes shine with much more brightness...
Now an awesome furever home has been found....
This little puggy is one of the luckiest going around...Happy Adoption Day Koda hip hip hooray we shout!
So much to smile about...

A new puggy sister called Willow and even a brand new lovely name...
Pepper (formerly Koda) we know your excited to start your life over again...
A furever mum and dad to dote on you...
And even your own little human brother who made you an awesome welcome sign and presented you with a new bed and toy making all your furever home wishes come true...

We know you’ve well and truely fallen on your feet...
And we thank your new furever family for choosing to adopt you to keep...

Pepper (formerly Koda) xxx
Adopted today & already loved!

Koda arrived in into Pug Rescue care in a pretty terrible state...
Undesexed, rotten teeth, patches of missing hair, horribly itchie skin that made him bite himself and spin...
Desexing and a major dental at Knox Vet Clinic done it has taken many months to fix his skin...
Treatment for mites, medicated shampoo's cortisones, antibiotics, allergy tablets and injections to name a few things we've done....
And finally we have overcome....
The horrible state his skin was in...
And now it's soft and his hair is glistening...
Melbourne EyeVet have been consulted for his pigmentary ketatitis....
Daily eye drops have seen his pigment reduce and his eyes shine with much more brightness...
Now an awesome furever home has been found....
This little puggy is one of the luckiest going around...
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Team fawn or team black?
Or you don’t mind as long as they have wrinkles and their faces are flat?

Wisps of grey hair everywhere...
What is it that is making you puggies stare...
Would it be the promise of a treat?
Ok you can have one each...

Ed & his mates Diesel, Toby & Penny xxx

Ed on the back right says remember me and my prosthetic leg and how I learnt to walk on it...
Pug Rescue helped me be the first doggo in Australia to get a special type of hind leg prosthesis 8 years ago and I use it everyday still for walking, running and whilst wearing it I can even sit.... You can see Ed's amazing Pug Rescue story here:
www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150728161343338.461155.199803963337&type=3

You can see Ed walking on his leg here:
youtu.be/15PfqdlnrMQ
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Dr Hayley at Melbourne EyeVet saw handsome black puggy boy Koda for a recheck of the pigment on his eyes today....
Once daily Maxidex and Tacrolimus eye drops over the past few months have reduced his pigment a little and improved the health of his eyes yay...

Koda was a very good boy and held still for Dr Hayley...
As he knows it’s a blessing to be able to see...
Plan is to continue with drops once a day...
Which his new furever family that he moves in with over the weekend is happy to do yay!

Momo helped with the check up and transporting too....
As he says that’s what good pugggy volunteers do...

Koda xxx
In Pug Rescue foster care & moving into his furever home over the weekend.

Koda arrived in into Pug Rescue care in a pretty terrible state...
Undesexed, rotten teeth, patches of missing hair, horribly itchie skin that made him bite himself and spin...
Desexing and a major dental at Knox Vet Clinic done it has taken many months to fix his skin...
Treatment for mites, medicated shampoo's cortisones, antibiotics, allergy tablets and injections to name a few things we've done....
And finally we have overcome....
The horrible state his skin was in...
And now it's soft and his hair is glistening...
Melbourne EyeVet have been consulted for his pigmentary ketatitis….
Daily eye drops have seen his pigment reduce and his eyes shine with much more brightness...Dr Hayley at Melbourne EyeVet saw handsome black puggy boy Koda for a recheck of the pigment on his eyes today....
Once daily Maxidex and Tacrolimus eye drops over the past few months have reduced his pigment a little and improved the health of his eyes yay...

Koda was a very good boy and held still for Dr Hayley...
As he knows it’s a blessing to be able to see...
Plan is to continue with drops once a day...
Which his new furever family that he moves in with over the weekend is happy to do yay!

Momo helped with the check up and transporting too....
As he says that’s what good pugggy volunteers do...

Koda xxx
In Pug Rescue foster care & moving into his furever home over the weekend.

Koda arrived in into Pug Rescue care in a pretty terrible state...
Undesexed, rotten teeth, patches of missing hair, horribly itchie skin that made him bite himself and spin...
Desexing and a major dental at Knox Vet Clinic done it has taken many months to fix his skin...
Treatment for mites, medicated shampoo's cortisones, antibiotics, allergy tablets and injections to name a few things we've done....
And finally we have overcome....
The horrible state his skin was in...
And now it's soft and his hair is glistening...
Melbourne EyeVet have been consulted for his pigmentary ketatitis....
Daily eye drops have seen his pigment reduce and his eyes shine with much more brightness...
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RIP Josie xxx

We very sadly had to give Josie her wings last week...
She was a Pug Rescue forever foster as her multitude of health and behavioural issues meant no furever home we could ever seek...

2 years ago this little pug girl arrived into our care...
With ear infections, yucky teeth, breathing issues, wonky hips and many other things including matted dead hair...
Biting and screaming when touched, picked up, handled or held..
The fear in her eyes, the noises she made and the teeth marks she left on her foster mums hands and arms were something to behold....

Treated for her ear infections with great difficulty....
And taking 8 or so weeks to work through her screaming and savage biting underneath the dominant fear aggression we could see...
A cheeky senior pug...
Who had been used as a breeder and sold off a few times when all she wanted was love...

After a few months of care...
Josies foster career finally thought Josie was on the road to being partly repaired...
But devastatingly a nasty cancer was found...
And Josies behavioural and all of her other health issues were taken into consideration before it was decided that she would become a Pug Rescue forever foster and hang around...
Being cared for safely for however long she had left...
With her health in decline over the past few weeks we finally made the hard decision to let her cross the rainbow bridge with sadness and regret...

Josie was a little matron pug that loved a tummy tickle and would happily roll around...
And when it was food time or if she simply wanted her way she would let out her ear piercing screaming sound...
She learnt to tolerate her foster mum cleaning her nose and ears and for the last 2 years of her life was always clean and loved...
We are so sorry that we had to be your furever home Josie and hope that you are flying high up above...
And are surrounded by endless unconditional love...

Thank you to the team at Knox Vet Clinic for supporting our decision to give Josie her wings and helping her cross the bridge with dignity and very peacefully.

Thank you to Elysium Fields Pet Cremations for helping us with Josie’s cremation.
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Miss Mumbles checking in...
Two weeks since I had life changing specialist airway surgery at Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals which has already dramatically improved my breathing...

After two weeks of rest, hand feeding soft food and meds I went on my first walkie today and although I puff I no longer make a horrendous laboured sound and go blue...
I walked around the whole block, checked out the park and quickly gained my breath back when I got back to my foster home woo hoo!

When Dr Ricky and the SouthPaws team saw me 2 weeks ago they agreed with those Pug Rescue people that my breathing was horrendously bad...
Having to live struggling to breathing for 4 years made me sad but now I am extremely glad....
That Pug Rescue is helping me....
Ohhh and in just 4 weeks I have also lost nearly 2kg of excess weight yippy!

My breathing will continue to improve over the weeks to come...
I still have 1.5kg to 2kg more weight to lose says foster mum...
I seriously can’t wait till I am healthy enough to wrestle and run...

Miss Mumbles horrendous breathing prior to her airway surgery: www.facebook.com/199803963337/posts/10158347587228338/?vh=e&d=n

Miss Mumbles xxx
In Pug Rescue Foster care

Two weeks ago at South Paws Mumbles underwent a folded palatoplasty to shorten her extremely long soft palate, a tonsillectomy to remove her tonsils and widened her stenotic nares (nostrils) and also observed that due to Mumbles obesity her epiglottis is also causing some obstruction.

Miss Mumbles will be desexed and undergo a dental at Knox Vet Clinic in 5+ weeks.

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