||Medical condition: Being treated for mange|
|Other: upper respiratory issues, being treated. Responding well!
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Meet the Avengers!
Introducing the Avengers: Captain America (the Captain for short), Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye and Natasha.
Their amazing foster decided on an Avengers theme as these little guys/girl are warriors. They will survive their ordeal. They are all on quarantine for sarcoptic scabies for several weeks. They also have kennel cough and are on oral antibiotics (x2 day) for thirty days. The vet was concerned about secondary infection from the sores. THEY ARE RESPONDING WONDERFULLY AND ON THEIR WAY TO A FULL RECOVERY!
Captain America (we call him "Captain" for short) has the most stunning translucent blue eyes. He is the second largest of the puppies. Hawkeye is the smallest of the litter and is the most effected by the kennel cough. In addition to the oral antibiotics Hawkeye got a injection with additional antibiotics. His breathing is short and labored and he just does not feel good today. He wants nothing more to snuggle in my arms and be loved.
Natasha- This adorable girl looks the most pug. We suspect they may have a bit of Boston Terrier in them. Natasha is a bundle of fun. (She is the healthiest) She loves to jump on her brothers and have a four way tug a war with their chew toy. Hopefully Hawkeye will join in their fun once he feels a little better. Thor has a grade 3 heart murmur. Dr. VanMaele is hopeful that he will outgrow it although the condition must be monitored. He is probably the most reserved of the puppies. He can get overwhelmed with his big brothers and sassy sister Natasha.
Hulk is the largest of the puppies and is a gentle giant. He waits patiently for his turn at snuggling.
They will be on oral clavamox x2 day for thirty days. Good thing they seemed to like the taste. Hawkeye also got antibiotics via injection. Some of the others have a grade 2 heart murmurs but the vet was not as concerned about them. Dr. VanMaele said we need to watch Thor and hope he grows out of it.
Their foster also got an insecticide to spray to kill the scabies on surfaces. They will need frontline plus every two weeks for at least two to three more treatments to kill the remaining scabies.
The vet said the it is hard to determine exactly when they are not contagious anymore. Stating at least two weeks and the best indicator is when they stop scratching.
All puppies are microchipped and seeing the vet regularly. Possibly coming down with kennel cought however they are eating great and socialize wonderfully.
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Captain and Natasha have been adopted! However there are still 3 puppies left! Check out their wonderful thriving growth!
I can't believe how much they have grown in just thirty days. The original weight was on 09/07.
Captain America 4.5 Today 7.6 lbs!
Thor 3.6 6 lbs
Hawkeye 3.2 4.9
Hulk 4.7 7.6
Natasha 3.6 5.8
It hardly seems possible that they have grown so much.
Dr. Van Maele was thrilled with their progress.