Lilly was adopted as a puppy from the local city shelter in San Antonio, Texas. A few weeks ago, she was found lying on the side of the road and unable to walk -- Lilly had been struck by a car.
Once again she was taken to ACS (Animal Control Services), which is a high kill shelter in San Antonio. Her previous owners did not want to deal with her injuries and left her there to be euthanized.
That's when Roxxy K9 Rescue put in a request to pull Lilly and save her life the day she was scheduled to be put down.
Once they were able to get Lilly a splint on her leg, it did not slow her down, she was ready to get out of there -- she was practically running. She has plenty of spirit and she is a very happy girl. They were able to take Lilly to their vet so they could get an accurate diagnosis of her injuries. The x-rays revealed the her radius and ulna were broken in pieces and she was suffering from an infection in her leg. The vet determined the infections was likely caused by sitting in the shelter for so long without receiving proper medical attention.
They were given two choices: the orthopedist said a plate could be placed in Lilly's leg and she would keep her leg and be fine, or they could have her leg amputated. Lilly's original surgery date was set for Friday, July 13h (yipes!!) ; however, it was postponed because the infection in her bones was severe. The vet then placed her on stronger antibiotics in hopes of healing her infection so she could receive surgery. Lilly's next surgery is scheduled for July 13th to fix the her broken bones and place a plate in her leg.
Lilly is a beautiful dog inside and out. She loves having her belly rubbed and greets everyone that enters the clinic -- she deserves to be saved and live a wonderful life. However, Lilly needs your help. Lilly's surgery and other medical expenses comes to $1707.63, but that does not include the two follow up exams and x-rays.
Let's help Lilly keep her smile and get her the plate she needs in her leg.
Please consider donating to Lilly or purchasing her a bed to lay on after surgery or nourishing food to eat.