28 09, 2015

Dante

By |September 28th, 2015|Categories: Stories|

Dante is a gorgeous German Shepherd that, at the age of 6, suffered a stroke-like event within his spinal chord known as a fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE). This can happen when small particles believed to come from the discs between the vertebrae (bones of the spine) block blood vessels within the spinal cord. Dante became [...]

28 09, 2015

Dirtbike

By |September 28th, 2015|Categories: Stories|

Dirtbike is a 6 month old kitten who was brought to Animal Emergency Services of Long Island to be treated for severe head trauma following a dog attack. Sadly, his owners did not have the finances to give him the care that was needed to save his life. They turned to [...]

23 03, 2015

Achilles

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Stories|

Achilles is a 1 year old pitbull terrier that ate a plastic toy and it was lodged in his small intestine causing a life-threatening blockage. His owner was going to have to euthanize him because he did not have the financial means to pay for life saving surgery. That is when Healing Haven stepped [...]

25 06, 2013

Sandy

By |June 25th, 2013|Categories: Stories|

Sandy is an approximately eight year old yellow lab that was in need of urgent veterinary care for a condition called pyometra. Pyometra is a life threatening infection of the uterus. She was also suffering from a large, painful, ulcerated mammary mass. Healing Haven Animal Foundation stepped in to make sure that Sandy got [...]

18 10, 2012

Joey

By |October 18th, 2012|Categories: Stories|

Joey presented to me on August 11th,2012 after he was found at the side of the road in a closed black garbage bag. He had obviously been thrown from a moving car. He was approximately 4 months old at the time and in was a state of severe shock. Joey had suffered three cervical vertebral [...]

22 07, 2012

Sage

By |July 22nd, 2012|Categories: Stories|

Sage was brought to a veterinary clinic as a stray after being hit by a car.  She suffered a severely fractured pelvis and femur.  She received the surgery she needed and eventually healed.  She was initially a very frightened, shy dog. Once healed and over her ordeal Sage became a confident, wonderful dog. She [...]