Image: Courtesy of New Rattitude, Inc. Rat Terrier Rescue100% of your donation goes towards the rescue & medical care of needy dogs.
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"Canine Clinic" - Our Sick and Injured Dogs


Some of the dogs we rescue have severe illnesses or other serious medical issues that are much more costly than the money brought in by adoption fees. To help nurse these dogs through their medical needs so that they can eventually become healthy and adoptable, we must find sponsors to help with the costs. Please read their stories and consider becoming an angel that these Rat Terriers so desperately need. Canine Clinic Donors are listed on our Donor Recognition Board with donations of $50 or greater denoted by our clinic icon Canine Clinic Pal. Also, please pay a visit to our heartworm hero Heartworm Library heartworm hero to learn about Ratties needing Heartworm Treatment.

NOTE: In the event that donation amounts are raised in excess of the required vetting for any particular clinic dog, the overage will be used to assist other current or future New Rattitude clinic dogs. All clinic funds stay within the clinic specifically for dogs with special financial health needs.

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Image: Courtesy of New Rattitude, Inc. Rat Terrier Rescue Image: Courtesy of New Rattitude, Inc. RatTerrier Rescue Addax and Gretchen – Heartworm Disease
Addax was found as a stray alongside a road. A good Samaritan convinced him that it would safer to go home with her. He had been very skinny and covered in fleas/ticks, so no one was surprised when no owners were to be found. Unfortunately, Addax also tested positive for heartworms so he is now going through treatment. He is expected to be all finished with treatment and ready for adoption in mid August.

Gretchen is a sweet and lovable 2 year old Rat Terrier that was saved from a Georgia kill shelter. Gretchen immediately settled in to her foster home and loves anyone and everything including kids and her foster canine and feline siblings. Gretchen tested positive for heartworms and is currently undergoing treatment. You can't ask for a better dog than this sweet girl and she will be anxiously awaiting her adoption day where she can find her forever home.

Heartworm treatment is very expensive and recovery is hard on the dog. Please consider making a donation towards their combined expenses of $450. And please, keep your own dogs on monthly heartworm preventative!
Last updated 06/19/17

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If you prefer, you can also mail a check or money order to:
      New Rattitude
      P.O. Box 14064
      Lansing, MI 48901

Please be sure to write "Sponsor Addax and Gretchen" in the note field of your check. THANK YOU!



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Image: Courtesy of New Rattitude, Inc. Rat Terrier Rescue Image: Courtesy of New Rattitude, Inc. RatTerrier Rescue Iris – Eye and Skin Infections, Heartworm Disease
Iris is a true testament to the amazing resilience dogs possess. New Rattitude was notified of a sad, sickly, little dog reported as a stray in her area. The little dog was picked up and taken to a vet. She was indeed sickly. She had a severe skin infection, hair loss, an eye infection, was very skinny, and is heartworm positive. So far Iris has been treated for her eye and skin infections. After all she has been through...the discomfort she must have felt and still feels, she is happy and friendly, and takes her treatments in stride. She has a long way to go (including heartworm treatment), but in a few months, she will be an amazing companion.
Won't you help us cheer Iris on to the finish line by making a donation towards her treatment and vet bills?
Last updated 06/18/17

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If you prefer, you can also mail a check or money order to:
      New Rattitude
      P.O. Box 14064
      Lansing, MI 48901

Please be sure to write "Sponsor Iris" in the note field of your check. THANK YOU!



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Please click here to visit the HEARTWORM LIBRARY WING of our Canine Clinic.