A project of TAKE ME HOME PET RESCUE
Darcy is a petite young dog that was pregnant and living on her own in an area of Dallas where vacant houses are the norm.
Darcy is a petite young dog that was living on her own in an area of Dallas where vacant houses are the norm. She was pregnant and had her litter of puppies in the garage of a vacant home. She was able to get in and out of the garage through a hole someone had likely kicked in the door. She was not alone in her journey, as she had a friend, later named Charlie, who we originally thought could have been the father of the puppies. But as it turns out, he was more than likely a puppy of Darcy’s from a prior litter.
Darcy, Charlie and her five puppies were rescued right before Christmas by our good friends at Duck Team 6. We were able to take Charlie in right away and he has already been adopted. Darcy has weaned her puppies and they are soon to be available for adoption. Poor Darcy on the other hand has had a difficult time adjusting. She loves the attention in her foster home and gets along wonderfully with the foster family’s own two dogs, a great dane and a shepherd mix. She has some anxiety issues that come and go in waves. She is house trained (never had even one accident) and walking on a leash too. She enjoys sleeping on the dog bed by her foster mom’s feet as she works in her office.
Darcy went in to the vet today, January 22, 2013 for her spay surgery. Our vet called expressing concern that Darcy had some neurological damage in her brain and in her tail. We had noticed that Darcy had a special way she held her head when she looks at you. We also noticed that she was not able to lift her tail when she needed to potty so the results required clean up every time she had a bowel movement. After a careful exam and x-rays our vet reported that Darcy was likely kicked in the head or hit by a car in her past which has caused permanent nerve damage. Fortunately the only side effect is the funny way she tilts her head. Her tail was likely broken during a botched docking job and had to be amputated. So tonight sweet Darcy is resting comfortably in her foster home, on the dog bed, next to her foster mom’s feet while she writes this plea to please us help Darcy recover from this surgery. All donations will go towards Darcy's
Thank you so much for your support and donations towards Darcy's care. TMHPR is a non-profit organization that runs soley on generous donations like yours. We couldn't do this without you! Thank you!