September 27, 2021  |  Happy Tail


At the end of August, the MD SPCA admitted a scared chihuahua complete with a hernia and stitches in one eye.

The medical team immediately brought her to exam and reviewed her medical history. Lolo had recently been attacked by a bigger dog and rushed to the ER. Her family was unable to give her additional care. During the exam, our team removed the overdue stitches and scheduled surgery for her hernia.

In the meantime, she slowly learned to trust people and other pets in a foster home. She went from cowering under a chair and refusing food to demanding snuggles, her own pillow, and going for walks with the other dogs.

Once she recovered from her spay and hernia surgery as well as her dog bite, Lolo was transferred to our rescue partner to find the perfect home. And she did!

It’s only with generous funding that we can provide medical care and foster supplies to pets like Lolo. We’re so grateful for companies like VCA Animal Hospital, whose support helps animals all year long!


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