At the East Valley Animal Shelter, a plea went out on Friday morning asking for someone to help a ten-year-old poodle who needs special medical intervention the shelter is not equipped to provide.
According to animal advocates, the 12-pound little dog has special needs. His medical records include the following:
“P.O. Senior, intact male poodle type K9 presenting withbilateral dry sticky ocular discharge. hazy corneas, acts vision impaired-Recently groomed, Ambulatory x 4,*Coughing/Sneezing/Vomiting/Diarrhea: Persistent honking cough once it starts up.*Ocular/Nasal Discharge: nasal d/c /top of nose is crusted.*Respiratory problems: honking cough*Oral disease: +++ moderate – heavy tartar.*Ocular problems: Thickened, sticky discharge OO, both cornea surfaces with hazy appearance, small growth upper left eyelid, possibly in medial conjunctiva as well, lower right eyelid turns inward*Ear problems: – walnut size mass – proximal end left pinna.*Orthopedic problems: Ambulatory*Wounds: slightly moist pink growth medial left stifle.*Skin conditions: clean, recently groomed. – multiple wart-like growths on skin ( nape of neck, left stifle)*Other findings: Possibly blind or vision impaired.”
KONGO – ID#A1944927
My name is Kongo and I am an unaltered male, white Mixed breed. The shelter thinks I am about 10 years old. I weigh approximately 12 pounds. I have been at the shelter since Jul 17, 2020.
Ask for information about animal ID number A1944927. Contact Angelica Infante at 213.238.4313.