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Seeking Forever Home
Date Listed
Atlanta, Georgia

Doberman Rescue of Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

Primary Contact

Meet Irristible Irma!!

I'm sooooo happy to have been left... to the RescueAngels!!

Out? Out?  I just LOVE outside!!

Ten year-old Irma was pulled from a Georgia shelter when her owners failed to reclaim her. The poor girl probably hadn’t had a bath in months or even years. She was thought to be red until her bath when it became clear she was blue Lady. She obviously looked, smelled, and felt so much better. Irma is estimated to be about 10 years old but could be as old as 12. Her back end is weak and her back feet slide around if she’s not wearing boots. She wants to play with the other dogs but usually falls down when she play bows. X-rays of her neck, chest, and back show she has an enlarged heart and has white spots on her lungs. The vet could not tell if the spots on her lungs were tumors or pockets of fluid so Irma will be seeing a cardiologist to see if she has DCM. She is heartworm positive. Irma is a very happy dog who gets along with all the dogs she’s met in her foster home. She also seems to enjoy meeting lots of new people. She will try to steal food off your plate so she needs to be watched when people are eating.

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HAPPY UPDATE!!  Miss Irma has already seen the cardiologist. He did not see signs of DCM, and feels that the white spots on her lungs are damage or inflammation caused by the heartworms. She does have a hacking cough, but again, due to lung damage and not DCM. In her last set of x-rays on Monday, her lungs actually looked a little better and will likely keep improving!!

Special Needs if any:  Will know more after she sees a cardiologist.

Geographic areas: Within an hour of Atlanta.

Contact Information
Name: Jane Fratesi
Rescue:  Doberman Rescue of Atlanta

The Sponsor A Senior program helps Seniors by raising funds for their rescue programs. This helps offset some of the additional costs that come with caring for a senior (diet, medications, supplements, etc.). Please read more about this program on the Sponsor A Senior page.

Miss Irma is looking for a sponsor! The cost to sponsor a Senior Dobe is $40 per month or $480 per year. You can sponsor a Senior for one month, one year, or somewhere in between. To sponsor Miss Irma, use the PayPal button below or visit the Sponsor A Senior page for instructions on sending a check. Thank you for any help you can give, it is MUCH appreciated!

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