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Tip 82 – Dog and cat bites – What to do when dogs or cats get bitten

All animals, whether wild or domestic, bite to defend themselves. When your pet leaves the safety of your home, especially if it is allowed to wander, it is particularly susceptible to this type of injury. It’s important, therefore, to know …

Owner:
MR Bruno
City:
Not Provided
Province, Country:
Not Provided
Type/Breed:
chihuahua
Date of Birth:
7/4/2004
Sex:
Male
Height:
9
Weight:
6
Coat Colour:
gold
Eye Colour:
black

Pepino was found on the streets of the inner city of Los Angeles by a police officer. He was bleeding, starving, had lost his coat and could barely walk. He as 17 mos old.
A trip to the Humane Society produced a recommendation that he be euthanized.....too far gone. Thankfully, this lady cop took him to a vet she knew, where he was bathed, fed and cared for.
She brought this little guy to a Rescue at  Petsmart where I was shopping. My  little pal, named Bri, adopted from a local dog pound, had  lost her life to an  illness that veterinarians could not  defeat a year earlier.
This left me with my constant travel pal, Sinja, a rescue dog from  a shelter.  Both  Sinja and Bri stayed with me after my divorce. 
I knew that Sinja needed a new a pal, we both missed Bri. One look at  Pepino and I knew he was meant to come home with me. The lady police officer told me she knew my dog skills would give this little guy the chance he needed.
And it has been a ride! Little Pepino came to me with only 2 teeth ( at 17mos of age), has skin conditions and assorted little health challenges.
But  with holistic food and supplements he has come a long way...and  Sinja has a buddy  that goes with her, and me everywhere !

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