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  • Crispin, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy
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    Crispin, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy

    Meet Crispin. Crispin has an unknown skin condition that causes most of his fur to scab and fall off. He was rescued from the county shelter, where they ruled out mange, ringworm and strangles…so his condition is something of a mystery! Despite medicated baths and antibiotics, Crispin was not improving and so he needed a […]

  • Bunny, Poodle Mix
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    Bunny, Poodle Mix

    Meet Bunny. This adorable dog came into the county shelter with a severe leg injury and needed a rescue outlet and vet care immediately. Bunny’s initial Xrays show a severe compound fracture to her rear leg, with a significant wound. Bunny was covered in mats and had to be shaved down to see the extent […]

  • Arabella, Italian Greyhound Mix
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    Arabella, Italian Greyhound Mix

    Meet Arabella. Yet another poor dog afflicted with a terrible mange infection… Arabella is just 10 months old at time of rescue, and already has had such a pain-filled life. Arabella’s skin is scabbed and bleeding, caused by scratching at the incessant itching from the mange mites. Her fur was covered in ticks and she […]

  • Harlee, Lab Mix Puppy
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    Harlee, Lab Mix Puppy

    Meet Harlee. Harlee is a two month old Lab mix puppy who needed an immediate outlet from the county shelter. She was initially brought in as a stray with an obvious injury to her face. Initially, we weren’t sure what caused these injuries or how severe they are, but we were sure that Harlee wasn’t […]

  • Layla, Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy
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    Layla, Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy

    Meet Layla. Layla was rescued from the county shelter with a case of Sarcoptic Mange. We’ve already seen so much mange already this year, we are nervous for what the summer (the usual “mange season” ) holds! Fortunately for Layla though, a shelter worker saw this cutie come in as a stray and contacted us […]

  • Sully, Pomeranian Mix
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    Sully, Pomeranian Mix

    Meet Sully. When we received notification from the shelter about this young Pomeranian mix in trouble, we knew we had to help. Sully was very grumpy, and had literally chewed part of his toes/foot off! 🙁 Even with a bandage and a cone, he was still going at the foot. The leg has severe nerve […]

  • Truman, Shih Tzu
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    Truman, Shih Tzu

    Meet Truman. Many rescues have a tradition of saving a special animal on Christmas Eve. They go down to the shelter and pick one that really needs out, one they normally wouldn’t take… Meet Truman, OUR special Christmas doggie! Truman is a 12 year old Shih Tzu that came to us a day early as […]

  • Hope, Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix
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    Hope, Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix

    Meet Hope. Hope’s former family surrendered her to the shelter, unable to afford her vet care. They had taken her to an outside vet and were told that she possibly had kidney stones or some sort of other urinary tract infection/disease. Unfortunately the county shelter is not a full service vet clinic and they were […]

  • Georgie, American Bulldog Mix
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    Georgie, American Bulldog Mix

    Meet Georgie. Georgie was rescued from the county shelter after he was given a medical time limit and at risk for euthanasia due to his medical condition. Georgie has multiple masses along his genital and scrotal area. Per the shelter’s vet check, it is suspected that these masses are “cutaneous neoplasia,” a term for skin […]

  • Oscar, Great Pyrenees
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    Oscar, Great Pyrenees

    Meet Oscar. Oscar was rescued from a local shelter with a low grade malignant tumor in his skull bone. He will have xrays and bloodwork at our partner vet while we determine the best course of action for him. We hope we can help this gentle giant! Oscar is a whopping 131 pounds but seems […]

  • Dante, Shih-Tzu Mix
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    Dante, Shih-Tzu Mix

    Meet Dante. Dante was brought to the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) by a good samaritan, suffering from unknown head trauma and seizures. AHS worked tirelessly to find a rescue placement for Dante, with no luck. MAIN was his last resort…. Thankfully our amazing foster team stepped up, and we were able to take Dante into […]

  • Mr. Dalton, Lab
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    Mr. Dalton, Lab

    Meet Mr. Dalton. Mr. Dalton was surrendered to the shelter with a “broken leg” but xray revealed a much more sinister possibility- osteosarcoma (cancer). Unfortunately because of his medical needs, Dalton landed on the euthanasia list. MAIN answered the call for help, not knowing exactly what this rescue would entail. We do not intentionally take […]

  • Scarlett, Dachshund
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    Scarlett, Dachshund

    Meet Scarlett. Scarlett was taken in from a shelter in Wilcox with a huge hernia that will need surgical repair. Scarlett was one of 10 dogs brought in from a hoarding situation. Understandably, this poor girl is very fearful and under-socialized. Despite how fearful our newest rescue is, she is still very sweet; she wants […]

  • Archie, Poodle Mix
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    Archie, Poodle Mix

    Meet Archie. Poor Archie came into the shelter as a stray with a leg injury. He holds his left leg up and will not bear any weight on it. As you can see in the xrays, this guy has a pretty bad femur fracture! The worst part of this is that the injury is old. […]

  • Jax, Lab Mix
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    Jax, Lab Mix

    Meet Jax. First, we apologize for the graphic nature of these photos, but we don’t know how else to show you the serious condition of the newest M.A.I.N. dog. This poor Lab mix came in to the shelter in this condition as a stray and we were immediately contacted to help. We are assuming the […]