This is Nina, a 10-year-old American Bulldog.
According to Nina’s mom, Nina is a major part of the family. “She loves to play (especially fetch), give lovin’s, and we feel like we have a protector. She is a major part of our lives and of our family.”
Nina’s mom noticed that she wasn’t feeling very well. Nina didn’t have a lot of energy and had bad diarrhea, which seemed to be getting worse, rather than improving. It was clear to her family that Nina wasn’t feeling well. They decided to take Nina to the vet for a check up.
One of the most common reasons pet parents seek care for their pooch is diarrhea. Yes, this can be caused by a change in food or if your dog has a habit of garbage diving; however, doggy diarrhea can also signal a serious underlying disease. So, how do you decide if you should see a vet? Check out these tips offered by Diamond Pet Food:
Nina's family has struck some hard times. Her mom is a stay-at-home-mom and her dad was injured, so the family is living off of Workman's Compensation. A vet visit was not something they were expecting, and it wasn’t something that they had budgeted for. They applied to Fur Kids Foundation for help with this veterinary bill, and we were happy to help.
The vet didn't see any red flags, but did start Nina on a special diet and gave her some medication to help her upset stomach, so she can be the happy loving family member she is.
About Fur Kids Foundation
Fur Kids Foundation is 100% run by dedicated volunteers who give their time to help the Foundation raise money with events, take applications, and spread the word about the good work the Foundation does in Campbell County, Wyoming. If you would like to help Fur Kids Foundation continue to help local families with animals afford emergency veterinary care, please consider making a tax-deductible donation via PayPal or signing up to become a volunteer. Read more Success Stories.
Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of animals in Campbell County.
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