Miss Lacey's journey to recovery

I am a neglect rescue case in Medford Oregon. I am malnourished, my immune system is crashing and I have ringworm. After I heal and get better I can be adopted out to a forever home. Please help me.
Hi my name is Miss Lacey. Dr's think I am 2 months old. I am an American Staffordshire Terrier, Rottweiler Cross (DNA Tested). Full DNA report will be given to my adopted family as well as my complete health records. Here is my story from my POV.
I am very young and need to be protected. I was being passed around from human to human in the community I was living in. They were not very kind to me and painted my toenails with toxic paint. I became ill from the lack of a clean environment and improper foods fed to me. I first became malnourished and then my immune system started to crash. This is ultimately how I developed ringworm.

As one owner took me on to care for me, they became overwhelmed quickly and passed me on to the next owner who wanted to care for me. This cycle repeated itself until my current owner decided I needed more help than his community could give me. He surrendered me to Jackson County Animal Control on March 25th 2016.

Jackson County Animal Control thought I looked terrible and they wasted no time in taking me to the Dr Jessica at Best Friends Animal Hospital. This is where they determined I was very sick and likely highly contagious with ringworm. Lab results will be back in two weeks to get my results on ringworm. I am sick and I need a lot of help. The Jackson County Animal Control knew the shelter was not a facility that can take care of my needs without exposing all the other shelter animals. It is not a risk that can be taken so they called Miss Gabriel Foundation to make arrangements for my rescue.
03/25/2016 My photo at Animal Control.
On March 26th 2016 Miss Gabriel Foundation (MGF) stepped in to pick me up, foster me and give me the 24/7 medical cares I would need. They have a motto and it is "Giving a second chance to dogs who never had a first chance." MGF needs your help to make this happen.
03/26/2016 Feeling safe with my new Foster Mom.
I saw my Dr on March 26th 2016. She has a medical plan she believes will help me.

I am malnourished and Dr believes I had not been fed proper foods. My ears, face, head, body and legs have missing patches of fur. There are crusty scabs with some bleeding and oozing areas. I tested negative for mites and I am waiting for my lab work to confirm ringworm. Lab takes two weeks for results. My skin and hair did glow under the black lights confirming ringworm. I am very itchy and I am in pain.

Dr gave me some shampoos and some dip to treat me at home. I was also given some de-worming medication. Dr says I am very young so there are limits to what I can be tested for and treated with. Less is best in my young age. I need time to heal and catch up and we can discuss more options in a couple of weeks.

03/26/16 My 1st bill is $46.00
(total medical cost to date is $46.00)
03/26/2016 I am waiting to see my new Dr.
03/29/2016 I am infected from head to toe.
03/29/2016 I am very skinny for a growing puppy.
03/29/2016 My fur has missing patches from the ringworm.

I saw my Dr on April 8th 2016 to show her my progress for the past 2 weeks. Dr was really happy and thinks I may get out of isolation room sooner than later. She says I am super cute. I may beat this thing and still have the chance to relapse for 3 months. My system needs to get stronger to beat this infestation. I will need to see her again in 2 weeks since I still glow green under the black lights.

04/08/16 My 2nd bill is $15.00
(total medical cost to date is $61.00)
04/08/2016 Warming up after my sulfur/lime dip.
I saw my Dr on April 22nd 2016 to show her my progress and get my 2nd set of shots. I was also given antibiotics for an URI Mr Banks brought to the home.

04/22/16 My 3rd bill is $45.00
(total medical cost to date is $106.00)
04/22/2016 Waiting for my Dr.
I saw my Dr on May 13th 2016 to show her my progress and get my 3rd set of shots. I am out of isolation finally. I will need to continue my sulfur treatments at least for another month.

05/13/16 My 4th bill is $36.00
(total medical cost to date is $142.00)
05/13/2016 Going for a walk.
I saw my Dr on May 20th 2016 for another vaccination. Dr says I am still looking very good.

05/20/16 My 5th bill is $18.00
(total medical cost to date is $160.00)
05/20/2016 The pack is giving me a bath.
I picked up some more medicated sulfur shampoo.

06/13/16 My 6th bill is $16.00
(total medical cost to date is $176.00)
06/13/2016 Giving Sam a nip to get him to play with me.
Picked up a prescription    
06/21/16 My 7th bill is $4.00
(total medical cost to date is $180.00)
06/21/2016 Here at my Drs.
I saw my Dr on June 22nd 2016, today was my spay surgery. I got my spay done, my teeth brushed, my nails clipped, micro chipped, rabies shot and my 1 year license. I am ready for adoption now.

06/22/16 My 8th bill is $197.00
(total medical cost to date is $377.00)
06/22/2016 No place like home.
Dr Liana wants to keep seeing me to check on my progress for healing.
As you can see my medical costs are adding up already. I hope you can find it in your hearts and pocket books to please donate to my rehabilitation and recovery. 100% of these donations go into my medical care.

Donations are welcomed and are always needed for the veterinary/daily care of sick dogs like me. By your donations, the neglected cases get to come here into MGF for a second chance.

I did not want to get this sick. I wanted to be loved and cared for. My previous owner let me get this way. My medical bills will be ongoing during my treatments to get better. The hope is to not need a medical plan after I heal and repair. I want to live and I want to find my fur-ever family. It will take a village to help me. I need your help please.
03/26/2016 Who is there?
03/27/2016 Foster Mom comes to say hi.
04/06/2016 Tug O War is awesome!
04/11/2016 Foster Mom needed help in the garden.
04/17/2016 The forest has a lot of neat toys.
04/24/2016 This place sure has a lot to see and smell.
05/03/2016 Where to go next?
05/12/2016 Out of isolation!
05/15/2016 It is a jungle out here.
05/23/2016 It is nice out here.
05/29/2016 Plenty of things to do.
06/05/2016 Blow me down.
06/12/2016 Just visiting.

06/19/2016 What a workout.
06/26/2016 Whoa nelly!
07/03/2016 Happy times.
You can get detailed information on me at Miss Lacey's Facebook. You can follow me on many of my social medias to see how your generous donations are helping me.

You can also follow me and cheer me on. Anything helps, even my cheerleaders and that is you.

Miss Lacey's Youtube
If you want to donate in another way you can send funds to my Dr at:

All Creatures Animal Hospital
14790 OR-62
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Memo credit account of Kimberly Howell for Lacey

Send funds or donated items to:
Miss Gabriel Foundation
P.O. Box 718
Rogue River, OR 97537
04/17/2016 Jumpers I need to wear to protect my skin from myself.

You can also go to this webpage for other ways to donate.
How To Help Miss Lacey

Please consider making a small tax deductible donation for my medical care. Also help get the word out and share my plea. Without your help, MGF cannot rescue more like me. Community donations are their only source of funding.

100% of these donations will go to my medical cost. Should my medical bills get paid off, it will go towards my care and feeding that the Howell's are currently paying for out of their personal funds. They are unpaid volunteers. This foundation is their way to help dogs like Miss Gabriel Howell.

Please consider signing up for a $1 or more, monthly reoccurring donation.

Thank you!

Miss Lacey of Miss Gabriel Foundation
Rogue River, Oregon, 97537

Donate by Mail to:

Miss Gabriel Foundation
P.O. Box 718
Rogue River, OR, 97537

All donations are tax deductible:
Miss Gabriel Foundation
Non Profit Corporation 501(c)(3)
Tax ID# 47-4966288

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  • Anonymous
    • $40 
    • 8 yrs
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