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Name: Meko *Special Needs Puppy* - ADOPTED 06.27.14
Rescue ID: D120648
Status: Adopted!
Adoption Fee: 200
Species: Dog
Breed: Black Labrador Retriever / Newfoundland Dog / Mixed (medium coat)
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Sex: Male
General Potential Size: Large
Current Age: 2 Years 3 Months (best estimate)
Activity Level: Moderately Active
Good with Dogs: Yes
Good with Cats: Yes
Good with Kids: Yes
Description:
Meko is a Black Lab and Newfoundland mix is now about 5 months old.  The vet thought he would max out at about 60 pounds or so tops. He had sores on his back and butt from fleas and straight bleach had been poured on him so he had very very bad burns on his body and he was in terrible shape. He was really dehydrated and malnourished and had worms but he is doing to well now. He is recovering and he is such a happy puppy and doesn't seem to be in any pain. His burns have healed nicely but his problem is he is incontinent of stool and urine and he has difficulty with his back legs....his spine stopped growing by his rump so he just has a little stump tail and sometimes he can walk but most of the time he hops sometimes he drags his legs but despite this he is a very happy puppy he plays ALOT and is just a little lover and he is so sweet! He has to wear a diaper probably for the rest of his life...he has to have a bath first thing every morning, then his bladder must be expressed about 5 times a day otherwise he will get a bladder infection....he has diaper changes frequently because he has loose stools. Every time you change his diaper you have to put diaper rash stuff on his bum because he doesn't have any hair down there due to the burns. He has just the sweetest personality and really would be a great companian for the right person.
 

*Meko is part of the Ag Litter  

 
Photography by volunteer and animal advocate, Dee Maggio Photography PLEASE NOTE: I AM THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND MY INFORMATION IS POSTED HERE AS PHOTO CREDIT/BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENT. I AM NOT DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN ADOPTIONS. PLEASE COMPLETE ADOPTION APPLICATION UNDER “ON LINE APPLICATIONS” TAB. Thank you! Email:  dee@deemaggiophotography.com FaceBook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dee-Maggio-Photography/136248176432563
 
 
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