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GraniteRescue Me ID: 19-09-05-00090

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About Granite

Adoption Fee: $150
Australian Shepherd mix
Age: Adult
Sex: Male

Despite the crap hand he has been dealt, Granite is one of the sweetest dudes. All he wanted was love. That's it. Well and the treats...treats are serious business according to the bottom picture, LOL. Granite is heavy heartworm positive. Totally preventable. But instead of investing in a $10 to $15 a month pill, his former owners let him get heartworms. And then he was dumped instead of being treated. Fluid retention has set in. He was not tested with other animals due to his medical condition. Granite needs a foster, or adopter, to house him while he is treated (on our dime of course) Can anyone open their home to this love bug? 8/19/19 (Other)- Granite is a male Australian Shepherd/pit mix. Approximately 6 yrs old. Weight 74.8 lbs. Available Now. He is neutered. Vet care was provided. Cost-- $275.77. Physical Exam-- Revealed BCS of 3/9 with severe distention of the abdomen. A grade 4/6 right sided systolic heart murmur with generalized pulmonary crackles on inspiration. Occult heart worm test was positive. it Appears that he has a right side congestive heart failure with severe ascites secondary to heart worm disease. Started on Furosemide, prednisone, and doxycycline, as well as advantage multi for heart worm prevention. **Please note this animal is not with AAVA - we are networking for rescue/foster/adopter as the liaison for the shelter Visit for more information on how to save a shelter animal. Or contact us at: (337)366-0212 voicemail/text . Email:

Vermilion Parish
Abbeville, Louisiana

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