morning everyone, and welcome to my twentieth weekly guest spot on The
Daily Corgi! I am your host Paige K. Davis, founder of CorgiPals. As you know, every week I’ll be doing a guest post to keep you up to snuff with the goings-on in the CorgiPals world. This week’s theme: Newcomers and Reminders!
and I adopted Sammie last March after deciding we wanted a second bundle
of joy for our other dog Milo to play with. We adopted Sammie from the
humane society and my mother adopted her sister. They found Sammie on
the highway in a tunnel. She was a baby and not in good health.
Shortly after that we had to get some of her teeth pulled due to the
fact she had been hit and abused in her other home or wherever she was
before the humane society. A couple of her teeth were broken in half.
She is a very sweet gentle puppy.
After only two weeks she had already
picked up a few training commands. She loves to go to the park and swim
in the river but cannot anymore due to her two injuries. Her brother
Milo who is a ball of energy is Sammie’s pride and joy. Sammie and Milo
play, eat and sleep together and cannot stand to be apart. Sammie’s
first injury happened at the end of October… she has what’s called luxating patella
in both knees and we did not know before the injury happened. Sammie
was playing outside and at the point of her patella luxating her knee
was not stable and happened to injure herself at the same time as her
patella luxating and that caused her left ACL to tear part way. Her
right leg happened about two weeks ago and happened in the yard again
and happened due to Sammie putting most of her weight on that right leg.
Her right leg was a more severe injury and that is why the vet is
wanting to start off with the right leg in a couple weeks. Sammie’s
right leg has a complete ACL tear as well as a complete meniscus tear.
We will be moving on with the right leg surgery using money we needed
for bills but we have to get one stable leg for her to be able to
function. then after the left leg heals we will be moving on to the left
leg. Sammie is a gentle loving dog who only wants to please and play
like a puppy should. Even though this is a stressful hard time for my
husband and I we couldn’t have asked for a sweeter dog.”
At this point, Sammie needs surgery to repair her ACL’s (anterior cruciate ligaments) in both hind legs. She is unable to walk and drags her legs behind her to get around. I know from experience that when my Dexter Jaymz tore the ACL in his right hind leg he was unable to use it at all, so I can’t imagine what Sammie and
her family must be going through. The total needed to repair both of
her torn ACLs is $2,330. Please share Sammie’s story and help us get her back on her feet!
That about wraps it up for this week. As always, please spread the word about our Corgis in need and keep on Corgi’n on!
Oh, and don’t forget… CorgiPals has a company goal that we are trying to reach. We are trying to get our Facebook page to 5,000 “likes” by the end of 2013. We
are currently at 4,204 fans! Please spread the word to help us reach
our goal! Remember, every person who knows about CorgiPals is one more
soldier in our army fighting for Corgis in need all over the globe!