DO YOU HAVE A WHEELCHAIR YOU WOULD
LIKE TO DONATE TO THE RESCUE??
DO YOU NEED A WHEELCHAIR FOR YOUR
PLEASE CONTACT Mike
phone: 443 684 9271
WHEEL CHAIR MEASUREMENT
CHART - CLICK HERE AND
FILL IN THE APPROPRIATE INFO
If you are currently living with a wheelchair dog and need some
support or have some questions
PLEASE CONTACT Elizabeth
you are considering adopting a blind dog or your dog is becoming
visually impaired and you need some expert knowledge and support
PLEASE CONTACT Virginia
For people wanting to adopt a
deaf dog and or people needing help in learning how to communicate
with your deaf dog
PLEASE CONTACT AnnMaria
friends working for the Federal Government...
please remember our CFC
number when filling out and submitting your fall pledge
Over the years, your CFC contributions have been
invaluable to continuing our efforts.
National Capital Area CFC Number 71315
SAVE THE DATE!!
Open House at Pets with Disabilities -
Saturday - Oct 24th - Noon-5pm
Print the Flyer
send confirmations to Joyce at
RSVP by Oct 3rd
VERY EXCITED TO INTRODUCE
"HEALING HEARTS - CRITICAL CARE TEAM" OF
Join a team of caring individuals
supporting the extraordinary efforts of Pets with Disabilities.
This logo will
be displayed next to each dog that uses these funds – “critical
care” – unexpected expenses – life saving medical attention.
All of our dogs at Pets
with Disabilities are disabled. They are the dogs that are overlooked because of “the defect”
people see on the outside - people typically aren't willing to take the
time to see the wagging tail of the deaf dog chasing the ball across the
yard, or the blind dog going up a flight of stairs to get the treat or
hug they know is waiting for them, or the 3 legged dog run like the wind
with their friends in the joy of living.
We have several fund raisers every year to support our rescue
efforts. We anticipate each dog coming into the rescue program will
require $1000-$1500 in “typical” medical needs – and our fundraisers
help us cover those costs. Once a dog is accepted at PWD,
make a COMMITMENT to that dog
- whatever it takes, for however long they need. We can see the obvious
external needs of a dog, but until they get to our vetting team, we
really don't know what the real medical implications will be to help a
dog become as healthy as they can be. The
“Healing Hearts – Critical Care Team”
is necessary to provide on-going, available funds to cover the
extraordinary cases we encounter.
For example, in one 3 week period - those needs were
generating well over $10,000 in medical bills. This is our commitment to the dogs that find their way to PWD -
the commitment of our hearts, our time, our energy, our sleepless nights
of worry, and money! We can make that commitment because it's the right
thing to do , but it also takes a lot of time and effort away from the
daily needs of the rescue and other dogs to do the additional fund
raising to cover these costs.
regular monthly gifts provide a consistent, reliable income stream
that allows us to spend less time fundraising—and more time saving
lives. Becoming a member of the PWD CCT is an easy, efficient and
tax-deductible way to fight neglect and make a difference for disabled
dogs all year long.
Please help us continue to be a voice for the unbroken spirit of the
They truly give us a chance to witness miracles of spirit -
we can only accomplish this with your support.
CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE TEAM!
Critical Care Team
helps another dog in
Meet Calvin! When our
local shelter called us about little guy, we knew it was an URGENT
situation. As soon as we got him into rescue, we began his vetting!
Because of many past untreated ear
infections, Calvin now has bi lateral ear problems, his eardrums are
completely closed, and scar tissue has formed which results in a
condition called "cauliflower ear." After consultations with several
specialists, dermatology, neurology and radiologist, they are all
in agreement - Calvin will need a TECA, Total Ear Canal Ablation,
which we are all hoping will help his equilibrium issues. Time will
tell. This week (9/8/15) Calvin will undergo surgery. He will be
deaf, however, will never have another ear infection. On top of all
this, Calvin also has cherry eye, which we hope to fix the same day
Calvin has been in
pain for years, but has learn to handle his pain like a champ, a
great little dog, that needed a 2nd chance. Calvin was scheduled to
be euthanized the day we picked him up, we are so happy we got the
call and rescued him!