Ruth Ann was heartbroken when she saw Dulce’s face for the first time. The poor thing was hungry and scared, but thankfully no longer alone. Ruth Ann then took her to her new foster home in Phoenix.
Via: Positively WoofThe rescue that initially posted pics of Dulce made arrangements for her to go to the vet the next day. The vet was not encouraging and told Ruth Ann that “no dog should live like this.” He suggested euthanasia. Ruth Ann and the rescue though decided that putting Dulce to sleep was NOT an option.
Via: Positively WoofOver the course of the next few weeks, Ruth Ann launched a fundraiser to take Dulce to the neurologist. Dr. Greating of NeuroVet confirmed that Dulce’s tail wagged, and that's a good sign. She suggested an MRI, which costs a lot of money. They decided to do another fundraiser. It was then that Dulce seemed to be feeling unwell.
Via: Positively WoofHer breathing became labored and Ruth Ann suspected she was suffering from a urinary tract infection, so she scheduled a visit to her regular veterinarian (Dr. Fan at Goodyear Animal Hospital).