Freya – Used as a Bait Dog

3/4/19 – Her savior named her Freya. Freya may have been used as a bait dog. She had several bite wounds and scars on her body, very malnourished with a broken tail, injured jaw, and missing teeth. Her rescuer was able to get her away from her abuser and contacted us for help. Freya was seen by Dr. Zalac at Orion Animal Hospital. Dr. Z determined that Freya’s tail will have to heal on its own. Her jaw was not broken but she is missing multiple teeth. Her existing teeth are healthy so the doctor believes she was probably kicked in the face which caused the teeth to fall out. After some healing occurs, Freya will be spayed. Please pray that this girl can forget what she’s been through and enjoy the love of her rescuer. ~ diana
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Lulu – Rescued as a Stray and Not Yet Adopted. She Has Cataracts and an Abscessed Tooth

3/1/19 – Lulu Belle showed up as a stray one day. Several attempts were made to find her owner but she was never claimed. The kind, elderly man who found her continued to care for her although he could not afford it. A rescue friend has been providing food but now this senior girl needs some serious medical assistance and we were contacted for help. Lulu Belle had been bumping into walls and getting disoriented when she is outside in the bright snow. We made arrangements for her to be seen by one of our favorite doctors, Dr. Zalac at Orion Animal Hospital.
Lulu Belle was seen the next day and it was determined that she does have a cataract. But, what might have been causing the disorientation and the bumping into walls, is an abscessed tooth which needs to be extracted as well as an overall dental.. Lulu Belle had her vaccines updated was given antibiotics and and she tested negative for heart worm. Dr. Zalac did not believe the cataracts were an issue at this time but if they appear to be a problem in the future, the eye will be treated with medication. Her dental surgery was completed February 27, 2019 and she had to have 9 teeth extracted!! Can you imagine the pain this girl must have been in??? She is still feeling pretty miserable but she is getting lots of love and our rescue friend is making sure she has the proper food to eat. Please say a little prayer that Lulu Belle feels better soon. ~ diana
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Rosie Roo – Provides a Team Chance Update & We Are So Thankful for Dr. Zalac

2/26/19 – Nothing more to say but thank you for all that you do for us Dr.Natalie Zalac.

rosie roo 2:26:19 rosie roo w:dr. z 2:26:19“Hey Team Chance, it’s me….Rosie Roo with tonights nitenite post. Moms & Oliver are super busy tucking everybody in & passing out meds and ummm… checking tushys for eeewy 💩 since we got a bug going around here. Poor Trixie is pretty miserable tonight which we expected after her extensive dental work today.
But….shed going to feel soooo much better after she heals! Honestly, besides 4 Paws 1 Heart we dont know what we would do without Dr. Z (Zalac)!!! Shes our go to for everything vet! We really depend on her expertise and compassion to keep us all healthy and to help mom decisions that are best for us. As you all know Dr. Z opened up her very own state of the art beeeeauuutiful animal hospital. So we would love it if all our friends would show Dr. Z and her amazing staff some love by going to their page at Orion Animal Hospital and hitting that like button!!! And if you live in our area, go check out her hospital…you will love it and you’ll love Dr. Z just as much! Thankyou Team, we sure appreciate it!
Well sweet dreams Team & we’ll see you in the morning! Love Roo & the Gang”

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Trixie – A Broken Pelvis, Needed 8 Teeth Removed and Had an Abscess

2/26/19 – Trixie was rescued by Warren Animal Control. She was taken to emergency and found to have 3 breaks in her pelvis. We assisted with the emergency bill and then had her go to Dr. Natalie Zalac. As you will read, our poor girl had an infection, an abscess, and needed 8 teeth extracted. She will probably need more dental work in the future. Can you imagine the pain this 12 year old had to be in while on the streets. My heart breaks thinking about it. As always, we are committed to Trixie and any help in the way of donations you can make will be much appreciated. – diana
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Thank youtrixie 2:26:19“CHANCE: Hey Team, my sweet foster sissy Trixie is home from her dental…whew!!! Poor baby girl 😞 Dr. Z did an amazing job, and she really had a job on her hands. Poor Trixies mouth was horrible! She had 8 extractions, she had an abscess, and a whole lot of infection. Dr. Z said she was for sure in pain. We all know how bad teeth pain can be, and unfortunately these innocent sweet babies cant tellus when something hurts. Trixie has oral stitches and will need 2wks to heal from all her dental work today and then she will go back to Dr. Z for a recheck. Thankyou Dr. Zalac and your awesome staff at Orion Animal Hospital, you all are so amazing & care for these babies as if they were your own. You have no idea how much that means especially when they’ve already been through so much. Thankyou 4 Paws 1 Heart and all Trixies fans & donors.”

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Roscoe – Adopted

2/25/19 – So happy to share this great news!!! Here was his story when we were contacted:

1/3/19 – Roscoe showed up on a porch in Detroit. He is in rough shape. He has a skin irritation that has caused fur loss, scabbing, and scaling up his whole back side. He has a limp in one of his front paws that seems to be caused from an injury. He has many missing teeth and what is there, are mostly rotten. He is also heart worm positive. And as if that wasn’t enough, he has a large tumor on his back that will have to be biopsied to find out if it’s cancerous. 4 Paws 1 Heart is funding Roscoe’s heart worm treatment and anyone interested in this sweet dog should contact our friends at Rebel Dogs Detroit who rescued him. Please remember him in your prayers. ~ diana
Thank God for good people!!
4paws1heart.org/donations/roscoe w:juniper 1:2:19 roscoe w:rebel dogs 1:2:19 roscoe 2:24:19Congratulations to Roscoe and his new Papa!!! WHOOOOOHOOOOO is this boy LUCKY! It’s not everyday a wonderful human opens their hearts and homes to a senior in need. Thank you so much. Roscoe will give you many moments of joy and laughter for the rest of his life! He is a treat! A treat who loves treats. Rebel Dogs Detroit”

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Charlee – Locked in a Room, Not Fed, and His Owner Beat Him

2/25/19 – Meet Charlee. While I was on vacation I received the following message from Craig who we have helped in the past:
“I saved a dog who was locked in a room, not fed for a month, and 2 weeks ago, his owner shook a newborn to near death. They beat this dog and put a cigarette out on his foot. His owner surrendered him to me. I bought him a huge cage and we took him to a dog wash as he was covered in urine and had bad frost bite on his testicles. His feet had spots on them. Since then I have taken him to all about animals for a rabies shot and deworming. We have him eating small meals to bring him back. He’s getting better day by day. He seems super friendly and enjoys everything . It took me about 45 minutes to gain his trust; he was scared and unsure. But we could use some help in his vaccines and neutering. If you can help us we have also been feeding a group of dogs and are planning to catch the dogs. They are real skittish and I can see the one dog is a mother and it’s been living in a burned- out house in Detroit. We also team up with people in groups that need help catching dogs.”

Charlee will be going to the vet tomorrow and if anything further is needed because of his prior abuse to his body, we will be there for him. Thanks to the kindness of Sam’s Club and their employees, we were also able to drop off some food, treats, and a huge dog bed to Craig over the weekend. We have told Craig that is he needs further help, we will be there as long as we have the funds. Anyone interested in adopting his rescues, should contact Craig at: craiglester26@gmail.com . – diana
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Autumn – Rescued from an Abusive Situation

2/16/19 – Prayers, please, for Autumn. She was recently rescued from an abusive situation. She is only 4 months old and was allegedly vaccinated but no one has been able to get records. Over the last two days, she has been vomiting and has diarrhea. We were able to get her into a vet last night and a parvo test was done and was negative but the doctor wants to follow up with a lab. In the mean time, she is back with her rescuer after receiving fluids and meds. We will keep everyone updated. ~ diana
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Bob and Simon – Update

2/14/19 – Happy Update #2 – Simon and Bob have a true Bromance. Although we tried, Simon is unable to walk and Bob continues to have issues with IBS and asthma, BUT they are both very loved and in love. You can read about their journeys and how Simon was thrown out in 8″ of snow by an inhumane landlord on our website. Here they are today and one year ago. – diana
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Noel – Needs Our Prayers

I am desperately asking for your prayers and for a miracle. In Jan 2016 I was working at emergency when this beautiful girl that we named Noel, was brought in. She was dying of Parvo virus. The family could not afford to treat medically, they were breeding to sell pups for money, and they decided to bring her home despite my offer to surrender her to 4 paws 1 heart for care. A couple days later they brought her back offering to surrender her because she was on the brink of death. We immediately provided the most aggressive care for parvo treatment which involved a blood transfusion, medications, days of hospitalization and IV fluids. This little 5 month old pup was so dehydrated and had lost so much weight, but she survived. I used a couple sweaters that belonged to my dog so that she could keep warm while she was hospitalized.

She made a full recovery and was adopted into a very loving home. The best home I could ask for. I have just received news that she was diagnosed with Lymphoma. I am begging for prayers. I have posted a few before and after pictures along with a couple messages from her mom from when she was initially adopted. It is not fair.. My heart is breaking for this family. Ginanoel 2016 noel 2019

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