For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Jeffrey Raddatz
Phone: (414) 431-6121
Abby have nine lives?
WI. – It’s not just cats that
have nine lives anymore. We answered an urgent call
from the Dearborn Animal Shelter in Indiana about
a three-month-old puppy named Abby and her litter
mates. Because they could not find a home, they
asked the Wisconsin Humane Society to help them.
When she arrived, it was discovered she was suffering
from Parvo, a virus that is often life threatening.
She was immediately treated for the virus and slowly
We also discovered that Abby has a heart murmur,
which was caused by a congenital heart defect. Further
tests and treatment will need to be provided for
Abby and she will need heart surgery in the future.
Open-heart surgery is required to repair Abby's
fragile heart and that will be very expensive. Her
new family will need to pay thousands of dollars
and will need to provide Abby with long-term rehabilitative
The Wisconsin Humane Society needs help to ensure
that resources are available to save this puppy's
life. We are looking for loving people to sponsor
Abby and help with her medical costs while she is
in our care. We need funds to maintain her current
care. We are also looking for a loving family with
the financial means to provide for Abby’s
care. Please visit our website at www.wihumane.org
for more information on how to help WHS help little
Abby is just one of thousands of cases where the
Wisconsin Humane Society is dedicated to saving
animal lives. If you would like to meet Abby or
obtain more information about her condition, please
call us at (414) ANIMALS.
Abby will be available for photos and filming at
the Wisconsin Humane Society and a representative
will be available for interviews. To schedule a
time to talk with a Veterinarian, please call Jeffrey
Raddatz at (414) 431-6121.