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Moxie - A Miracle Dog

  • Dog
  • Pointer & Shar-Pei Mix
  • Pointer & Shar-Pei Mix
  • Conover, NC
  • Young
  • Female
  • Medium
Conover, NC

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House-trained
Yes
Good in a home with
Other dogs, children.
Prefers a home without
Cats.

Meet Moxie - A Miracle Dog

Meet our miracle pup “Moxie”. On 11/26/18 one of our animal control officers found and rushed this little girl to the vet’s office. She was unable to stand or lift her head. Upon arrival, Moxie was comatose, a thermometer would not register a body temperature, and her gums were severely pale. One of our local vet’s offices worked a literal miracle and was able to bring this sweet girl back away from death’s door. Moxie was severely anemic, severely hypoglycemic and only weighed 17 pounds. It was also discovered that Moxie had pieces of bone, evidentially she had attempted to eat at some point, stuck in the back of her mouth on her teeth. This had caused an infection in the back of her mouth and she was unable to close her mouth all the way. After Moxie received IV fluids, basic vet care, and her body temperature was brought up she was finally able to lift her head! Because Moxie was so close to death, she had to receive a blood transfusion on the Nov 27th. Due to being so weak, it wasn’t until November 29th, 3 days after being saved, that she was finally able to take a few steps on her own. This little miracle stayed at the vets office for 1 week and she was finally cleared for release to go to a foster home. Moxie seems to love women and is not very sure of all men. However, she LOVES the male officer that rescued her. We have recently discovered that Moxie LOVES children. She is doing well in her foster home with other dogs but she chases the cat so we recommend no cats in her forever home. Moxie is currently at 32 lbs and we think a healthy weight for her will be around 40 lbs. Once she is completely healthy she will be spayed
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  • Pointer
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  • Female
  • Medium

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