Life on the streets is cruel enough. Homeless animals suffer from hunger, lack of shelter and clean water, and risk from oncoming traffic as they cross active streets to locate food.
It is exhausting and relentless. In many parts of the world, stray animals run rampant. It isn’t possible to house them just about many organizations, Like Animal Help, do all they can to help as several animals as possible.
The rescue group got a call regarding a dog that had severe mange. Mange is always challenging to deal with but her case was so extensive that she had actually lost every one of her fur, leaving her exposed to secondary skin infections, parasites, and potential sunburn which could be fatal. Animal Help dispatched volunteers to assist the canine. She welcomed the volunteer’s treats since she was understandably starving, but she had no intention of being picked up and eliminated.
The dog wasn’t just wary of people. She had great reason for staying on the streets. She was a new Mother and her babies depended on her. It took a lot of coaxing, and a lot of canine treats, but the volunteer was finally able to get close enough to Momma to choose her up. Now it was time to find her puppies.
One of Mother’s puppies looked alright but the other child, they named Coco, was in bad shape. She was also struggling with manage. Her eyes really did not look great either. She appeared weak and confused. The volunteer chose the puppy up and brought her over to her Mother. They would bring both canines into the rescue center with each other.
Momma was put on the exam table. Her poor body was filled with manage. She required topical antibiotic ointment and everyday medicated baths. They wished that with their diligence and great nutrition, she would make a complete healing. Mother was scared but the clinical team did their best to soothe her.
Coco was checked out next. The little puppy worried the medical team. She was tired and underweight. They provided Coco a great deal of reassurance and love, then used the topical therapy to her skin as well. She would also require daily medicated bathrooms. Thankfully, mother and baby could remain at the rescue facility with each other until they recovered.
Once the canines were settled in, it was time for their first dish. Momma and Coco weren’t used to being confined to a kennel neither interacting with people in this ability. When a volunteer came in with a huge bowl of food, the canines were a bit stressed at first. Once the volunteer knelt down and revealed them that she only had the very best intentions (and a delicious dish of food!), the dogs came by and began to eat. It warmed everyone’s hearts right up.
Even though the dogs were secure, they were in a strange environment. Coco so tiny and so fragile, snuggled up to her mother every possibility she obtained. She was just able to rest put into her mother’s body. It was a gorgeous point to see. Their bond was so obvious and so pure.
After a couple of weeks of thorough treatment, Coco and her Mother enhanced drastically. Coco also had the power to play and it drove Momma a little insane. The cutest thing happened next and the volunteers were in awe. Coco enjoyed her mother carefully and imitated every little thing she did. If Momma scratched her ear, so did Coco. If Mother sat down to scratch, so did Coco. Coco didn’t take her eyes off of her mother and it was entirely lovable.
To see what occurs with Momma and Coco next off, check out the video clip below. We are permanently thankful for Animal Help and all they provide for the community. We realize there are more strays than they can deal with but they do the best they can!