Author Archive | Mandi Lovett

Poor Seamus was stranded outside and now has Parvo, a potentially deadly disease

Seamus’ previous owners had kept him outside, never provided any veterinary care, and waited until Seamus could no longer even stand before finally surrendering him to BARC. Seamus ended up on the euthanasia list, and we pulled him right off it to save his life.  His life, however, was–and is–still in jeopardy. Seamus is sick […]

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Help Binky See Again!

Can you imagine losing your eyesight?! Binky, HPA!’s dear chihuahua mix, has cherry eye, bilateral corneal ulcers, decreased tear production, and probable infections.  Our on-staff veterinarian has treated Binky as much as she can thus far, with surgery being the likely next step.  However, before HPA! treats Binky with surgery, we need an ophthalmologist to […]

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Dolly’s CT Scan Results

Thanks to your generous donations, a CT scan was recently performed on Dolly to help determine the cause of her constant nose bleeding and various other symptoms. While her nose bleeding seems to have somewhat subsided, the CT scan identified a large mass in her sinus.  A great sample was biopsied and sent to the […]

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Dolly Waits Patiently for CT Scan

Dolly continues to have a constant nose bleed, the official cause of which is still unconfirmed. Her pathology came back inconclusive, so a CT Scan this week or next will be the determining factor in figuring out if she has a cancerous tumor. While she is under, a deeper sample may be obtained for another […]

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