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Saving Sophia
September 3, 2008

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This is Sophia. She is an adorable apricot fawn little pug puppy who recently came into our Pug Rescue. She is only 8 weeks old and was diagnosed with Spinal Bifida which means her back legs don't work.

Two vets suggested putting her down!! Her new vet says she is 75% perfect pug puppy but is suffering from paralysis in her hind legs. Otherwise she is a feisty, happy, little puppy who needs a forever home.

Sophia will need surgery in a few weeks. She will also need a cart in about 8 months to help her walk. If you are interested in adoption or would like to contribute to Sophia's medical treatment and her upcoming set of wheels, please email: pugrescuenyc@gmail.com.

We are trying desperately to raise some funds for her care. It would be greatly appreciated if all of the pug bloggers out there would cross post this message on your blogs and forums to help spread the word..

Many thanks in advance!

Stop by and visit Sophia's Blog for updates: http://pugrescuenyc.blogspot.com/

And here is a video clip of Sophia in action:

Posted by Lori on September 3, 2008 10:42 AM permalink



drea, sophia's foster mom commented September 3, 2008 12:06 PM

hi lori!

thanks for posting the info on Sophia. she needs all the help she can get. spreading the word is our best bet!

and little sophia



Linda commented September 3, 2008 9:41 PM

Thank you, Lori, for posting this.



Stephen J. Xanthos commented September 4, 2008 9:35 AM

Of course, it's a black pug roughing her up. Fiesty buggers. Always the trouble-makers.

I posted a link to this post up on Facebook. Watch your traffic spike. ;-)



Lori commented September 4, 2008 9:39 AM

Thank You Mojambo!! I gotta start a facebook account


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