Maizy is a very sweet black lab cross who was found by a good Samaritan in Shorthills Provincial Park, entangled in some wire fencing. She was very weak, cold, dehydrated, emaciated and unable to walk. He was able to free her and bring her straight to Welland Animal Hospital for treatment. She was immediately started on IV fluids and rewarming and her wounds were clipped, cleaned and bandaged. Her demeanor and energy improved over the next few days in hospital and her appetite was excellent.
Her bloodwork revealed a moderate anemia likely secondary to starvation and intestinal parasites. Her wounds required daily bandage changes and she was transferred to a foster care home for continued treatment, socialization and training. She did not have a collar or microchip and as yet, no owner has been found. She is a dog with an absolutely sweet disposition given all that she has been through. She is great with other dogs, her housetraining is doing very well and her wounds and weight are improving daily. She should be ready for adoption in the near future. She is an absolute testament to the nature of a great dog - courageous, loving, trusting, and only looking towards the future - never dwelling on the past. Here are a few great pictures of The Amazing Maizy - we are going to miss her when she eventually joins her new fur-ever home. Thanks to all her wellwishers!