This beautiful dog was found on the 11th of February in a town called Goražde. Her left hind paw missing – an old amputation or wound. She also had a very deep and infected gash in her front left paw. She was rescued and named Goraždanka. It is not known how she came to be in this condition, perhaps the recent injuries are from a car accident. The veterinary examination showed that the hind wound was so badly infected it required further amputation. This surgery was completed, and tomorrow Goraždanka will have surgery on her front paw. We hope she will not have to have it amputated too. We have already raised some 300 euros for her treatment and stay in ‘pension.’
This lovely dog above was found in a horrific condition, with a deep, open wound to her stomach. She also has several fractures in her rear right paw. She laid helplessly on the street for some hours before animal activists were called to help her. She was immediately taken to the vet where her wound was stitched up and one of her teats amputated. She is apparently a very sweet natured dog and it was “as if she introduced herself to us, her tail wagging,” said her rescuers. The vet believes the dog had very recently given birth, perhaps just a couple of days ago. Her puppies could not be found. Again, we don’t know what happened to this poor dog.
Another awful leg injury: this dog was found today. The wound is estimated to be ten days old. The infection has moved into the bone and the vet will have to amputate the whole leg. Once again, we don’t know what happened. It’s possible this is the same stray dog that was photographed last year in one of the markets of Sarajevo:
I will have some better news in the next post, I promise.
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