Bella changed foster homes in January, in order to have more medical care. She had extremely flaky skin that needed extra vet care to determine the cause. Bella started receiving acupuncture, herbal supplements and special baths to heal her skin. She has been very cooperative, as this skin has been itchy and uncomfortable. And, her skin has much improved. The cause of this problem has not determined, but the outcome has been welcome. She may always be a little itchy and have a little flaky skin, but it is now at a manageable point. Her coat is thin and she has a baldish area where she was shaved for an abdominal ultrasound, but the fur is slowly growing back.
Bella was started on thyroid medication for her skin. It was determined that this was not in her best interest and the thyroid medication was slowly stopped. She is now off this medication, with no ill effects.
The last medical problem has been resolved, also. Bella was brought into foster care after having bloody stools. She received a lot of medical care for this. Although she has not had any bloody poops since coming into foster care, she does have soft poop more often than not. She does not have accidents in the house. The holistic vet treated Bella for this also with acupuncture and herbs.
Bella is ready for her forever home. She is the sweetest dog with her goofy tuffs of fur sticking out of the top of her head. She loves to be petted, brushed and snuggled. She loves going on walks and is good with other dogs. She likes cats and children. Her sweet disposition wins over all who meet her.