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Little Miss Nala has just come into rescue and she's a little nervous when meeting new people. She's about 2 years old and is a chihuahua/pug (chug) mix. She is currently fostering with 4 other little dogs of both sexes and is getting a good idea of being in a pack. She is learning to trust men more too! She was spayed on 10/5 and was also micro-chipped and brought up-to-date on all vaccines, including rabies. You can't see it, but she has the curly tail of the pug! She loves to cuddle with you under the covers at night and also under the living room throw blankets.
“Special Needs” Nala Needs YOU!
Nala’s situation: Pet Adoption Network Inc. (PAN) took Nala into rescue in September 2017 from a family that couldn’t take good care of her; no known health issues at the time of intake. After PAN got Nala, we grew concerned with the way her back legs looked and the way she walked. This is a young 2-year-old chug (chihuahua/pug) girl that has her whole life still ahead of her! We had her looked at by our local vet and she confirmed that Nala has TWO luxating patellas and they are severe! One is totally out of socket and can’t even be moved back in and the other pops in and out. The vet recommended that she needs to have two bilateral tibial transpositions (basically knee) surgeries for a chance of a good life after surgery.
What is needed: The estimate for Nala’s corrective surgeries is $3000, which includes a specialist surgeon being scheduled to do the surgery at the local vet’s office. We do have an estimate that is good for 90 days from 10-15-17 that we can provide to any potential donator.
Raising the funds for Nala: PAN currently has a pledge of $1000 for sweet Nala if we can raise the additional $2000! We’re 1/3 of the way there already!
You can donate one of three ways:
1). Donate through PayPal by clicking the Donate button below
2) Straight to All Creatures Great and Small Veterinary Clinic with reference to Pet Adoption Network and Nala’s surgery.
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Write a check payable to Pet Adoption Network and mail it to
Adoption Weekend Events
Pet Adoption Network will be at the Albany Petco, Saturday, 11/11, from noon to 3 p.m., and at the Corvallis Petco, Sunday, 11/12, from noon to 3 pm. Come on over and meet some of our adoptable dogs!!! Check the individual pages to see which dogs will be at our events, or just come on out and get your dog petting fix!!
PAN thanks the Gus Hawthorne Foundation for their generous grant donation toward our medical expenses. Thank you very much!! To learn more about the Gus Hawthorne Foundation please visit their website here >>> http://gushawthornefoundation.org/
Pet Adoption Network would also like to thank Dr. Thomas and Dr. Vaughn and the wonderful, caring staff at All Creatures Great and Smalll Veterinary Clinic for their quality vet expertise and their compassionate attitude with our rescue dogs, foster families and PAN members!!!
PAN is still participating with iGive
You can participate by registering with iGive to help provide donations to our organization. All you have to do is register and then shop on-line... how simple is that!
If you shop on-line, please register with iGive (link below) and then PAN will receive a small donation every time you purchase something at your favorite on-line store. It's a "WIN-WIN" deal, so please help PAN by registering today!
Can You Volunteer? *Rescue Foster Homes* *Transport help for animals* *Adoption Event help*
Many of the animals that we take in are strays and may also have extensive medical needs, including getting them current on vaccinations, spaying and neutering them (of course), dental work, etc.To make a donation contact Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the PayPal Donate button. You can also "sponsor" a dog if you have a favorite... once you're at their page you can find the green button above the pictures on the right hand side.
PAN does not have a shelter and works exclusively out of foster homes, which are always in short supply. Foster Homes provide a lifeline for our adoptable pets while we become acquainted with their needs and capabilities, and search for their forever home. We are able to provide some resources to our foster homes, and we do conduct home visits before placing animals.
We are specializing in dogs that don't do well in a shelter environment and owner surrenders brought on by the economy, and 2012 is already very active. We continue to have great hope for all animals in need and are most grateful to our partners in rescue.
* Petco - Corvallis and Albany Stores * the Petco Foundation * Dr Sabra Thomas at All Creatures Great and Small * Heartland Humane Society * Willlamette Humane Society * Safehaven Humane Society * Rivers Edge Pet Medical Center * Nora Gibson & Klip-n-Kritterz Grooming * Linn County Animal Control * *Dr. Arlene Brooks at Homestead Vet Clinic and the Last Chance Club* and especially all of our FOSTER FAMILIES!!!
Our greatest need are Rescue Foster
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Don't have time or space to foster, but still want to help? Your donation will help us with veterinary costs, toys, beds, special diet foods and so much more! You can also "Sponsor-A-Pet" by clicking on the button on each animal's page!!
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Pet Adoption Network is an IRS designated 501c3 non-profit organization. We work effectively through a network of services and support. Pet Adoption Network is not a shelter and does not have a facility. Animals in our care are placed in foster homes while they receive medical attention and lots of love until they are up for adoption. We assist the public with re-homing their pets, (with sufficient advance notice), as well as finding the perfect pet for those who are wishing to provide a permanent home for an unwanted animal. We are also available to assist shelters and rescue groups who are overwhelmed and need to find placements for some of their animals. We offer help to the public as well as extra publicity for rescue groups and local shelters. Our goal is to help animals in transition so they do not end up in dangerous situations and to provide assistance to shelters if an animal is in danger of euthanasia or needs special attention. We support shelters and frustrated families by being a resource for training, veterinary help or contacting rescues.
We've been asked numerous times about our "adoption fee" - Why are the rates different? or, Why so much? Our only resources are from adoption fees and donations. We do not receive any support from local government, or taxes of any kind. We also offer discounted fees for senior and disabled applicants.
Adoption Fees primarily pay for medical costs for our animals - they are always spayed or neutered or if too young, we follow-up to ensure that does take place, when appropriate. Surrendered pets are usually not up to date on vaccinations and we provide most all vaccines except Rabies. Microchips are implanted either with other surgery or separately. We also pay for special medications that a particular animal may require or treatment for neglectful situations they may come from. We also assist foster homes with collars, leashes, bedding, crates, kennels and environmental needs like a heated den if the dog has very short fur. Additionally, there are operating costs for supplies, registration fees and costs for staging events. We also incur some very high medical expenses for animals that come in injured that far exceed any adoption fee that we will recover on that particular animal, but when it is possible to ensure a quality of life, we do have a small reserve for extraordinary costs.
We DO NOT pay salaries for staff, all efforts are performed with volunteer assistance, on volunteer time, in personally owned vehicles. We occasionally pay transportation costs to volunteers, but not as often as they deserve. We do a lot of travel, doing home checks, transporting animals to their forever homes, and adoption events. We are committed to the animal and their well-being, making sure that they are adopted into a loving and able family.