Special Needs Articles

Emergency Needs: Wilson & Ruger

Emergency Needs: Wilson & Ruger

Wilson - Vet's Notes Wilson is a beautiful young Brittany with a diagnosis of Grade 2 (of 3) sarcoma cancer on his left hind leg. Surgery was done at another clinic in late July 2021 to remove the sarcoma tumor. According to the pathology report, the tumor was not...

Ranger – rescued with Mange

Ranger – rescued with Mange

In April, BRIT rescued a 12-week old abandoned puppy who we named Ranger. Unfortunately, this adorable little guy had a really bad, highly contagious, case of mange. He is in intensive care and being isolated. The vets are working really hard to cure him so he can...

Dexter’s Weight Loss Journey

Dexter’s Weight Loss Journey

Dexter came to us via the shelter system in July of 2019. He was so dirty and matted it took 3 baths and lots of cutting to clean up his coat with all the mats on top of mats in his fur and in his ears. Unfortunately, Dexter was in another life-threatening situation....

Cruz the pup found with multiple injuries

Cruz the pup found with multiple injuries

Young Cruz (est. 7 months old) was found in Central Texas by the police. He had multiple injuries including: broken tail, crushed elbow, and an eye condition called "Horner's Syndrome."  Horner's syndrome is a condition that can occur in dogs and many other species....

Help us save Maya

Help us save Maya

Update on Maya - 5/23/19: Maya is doing much better! She will be ready for her heartworm treatment in a few weeks, then she will be available for her forever home. Check her new glamour shots here.  Maya was rescued from a local shelter after her family lost their...

Birdie Needs Emergency Amputation

Birdie Needs Emergency Amputation

Birdie came to BRIT with a severely injured paw. The vet's best guess is that she was either caught in a trap, or something extremely heavy fell on her paw slicing off her two left nails and pads. An EXTREMELY painful injury!  The bone is sheared off and because of...

Puppy Sadie fighting for her life!

Puppy Sadie fighting for her life!

Update: Jan. 10, 2019 We are pleased to report that Sadie has recovered 100%, is thriving, and gets cuter by the minute. She is a real spit-fire of a gal. A huge Texas-sized THANK YOU to everyone who donated to save Sadie's life!    Sadie is a 4 month old baby girl...

Blaze

Blaze

Blaze was found by a good Samaritan, abandoned and barely alive, in a ditch just south of Dallas.  (11/7/18) He was emaciated, dehydrated, and very banged up all over. Just broken, really. He was rushed to our vet for evaluation. He was then transferred to a specialty...