WCFA Pets Needing People

WCFA’S featured pet is Molly, a delightfully happy miniature dachshund. WCFA saved Molly from a high-intake Las Vegas shelter. Molly’s tail constantly wags. She enjoys belly rubs. Molly is 12 years and has very limited eyesight, but that doesn’t stop her from finding her way around her foster home and the dog door. She enjoys exploring the back yard and finds her way back through the dog door. Molly does very well with all well-mannered dogs.  Molly has received a dental. Her bloodwork results are fine and other than her limited vision, she is in excellent health. Molly weighed in at 17 lbs at shelter intake and is now down to 14 lbs in our care. Her ideal weight should be about 11 lbs. Molly is looking for an adult home dedicated to continuing her weight loss and taking her on regular short walks.

If you are interested in any of our pets, please go to www.wecareforanimals.org  where you can see all of our adoptable pets and you can complete an adoption application. For more information call us at 702-346-3326 (voicemail), call Karen at 435-862-9574 or Linda at 702-376-1642. Next pet adoption is September 29, 2018,  9:00 am – 12:00 pm.  WE WILL BE AT 150 N. YUCCA, SUITE 1.  Questions? Email us at wcfanv@gmail.com.  Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/wecareforanimalsmesquitenv.  Please call us to schedule a visit with our pets at a mutually convenient time.

Other Available Pets:

 

CATS:

 

Cats do not enjoy being confined in a cage.  The cats we have for adoption show best in a home environment.  If you see a cat you like, to truly see his or her personality, you should ask us to arrange a time, at your convenience, to meet the cat in his/her foster home.  Some of our sweetest cats can come across as cranky or withdrawn when they are placed in the crate for viewing.  Please give these felines a chance by meeting them “outside the cage”.  Taking one of these felines for a sleep over is another way to get to know them better before adopting.  Ask us about our sleep over policy.

 

Zayn is about a year old.  Zayn is a gorgeous looking cat, but is often overlooked because he appears so shy. Zayn has made a complete turnaround and has turned into an affectionate, loving cat, when placed in a home environment as an only pet or if you are interested in two cats, Zayn does get along great with Beamer.   Once he feels secure in a home, his true, very affectionate personality comes out.  Zayn just needs the opportunity to show you how loving and sweet he can be.

Whitey and Mocha are new to WCFA.  They are social and very active.  They are about 10 weeks old and have received their first vaccines.  Both should be altered within the next two weeks.  If you are interested in one or both of these handsome young felines, please complete our pre-adoption application at www.wecareforanimals.org.  If you have questions, please call Karen at 435-862-9574.

 

Beamer is a four year old orange tabby.  Our sweet Beamer has been in foster care for quite some time and we just can’t believe someone has not taken this sweet boy. Beamer is a very friendly guy, loves belly rubs and will come to greet you in his foster home. Beamer would enjoy being the only cat or in a home with another calm cat. He would be good for an individual who wants a loving companion or a nice couple.  He is neutered and current on his vaccines. If you would love a friendly orange cat, apply to adopt Beamer at wecareforanimals.org.

 

 

DOGS:

Hamilton is a Heinz 57 dog with some heeler and possibly hound or dobie somewhere in the mix.  He is about 5 months old and still learning to walk well on leash and show good manners.  Hamilton is very sweet but needs someone with patience to help him along with his training.  Hamilton came to us when his owner could no longer care for him.  He has a limp on his back left leg.  WCFA is working with the vet to determine the best care for Hamilton. Hamilton’s limp does not slow him down.  He loves to run and to play with other dogs.  We would be happy to update you on his status if you are interested in him.  You can contact Karen at 435-862-9574.   

SPAY/NEUTER

 

WCFA offers a wonderful low-cost/free opportunity to spay/neuter your pets to prevent accidental litters and keep your pet happy and healthy. We will always alter feral cats to be released back in their environment.  Our target areas are Mesquite, Bunkerville and the Arizona Strip.  Spay/Neuter Assistance Applications are available at Mesquite Veterinary Clinic located at 371 Riverside Road and Virgin Valley Veterinary Hospital at 660 Hardy Way.  You may also call WCFA at 702-346-3326 to leave a message or visit wecareforanimals.org to contact us by email.  Half of all litters born in the U.S. are accidents that overburden shelters and rescues.

 

Pet first aid list

 Phone numbers and your pet’s medical record (including medications and vaccination history)

Veterinarian:

Emergency veterinary clinic:

Animal Poison Control Center:
888-4ANI-HELP (888-426-4435)
(there may be a fee for this call)

Know these numbers before you need them. If you do not know the number of the emergency clinic in your area, ask your veterinarian or go to the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society Web site for a searchable list of emergency clinics by state or visit MyVeterinarian.com, enter the zip code, and check the “emergency” box to get a listing of emergency providers in the area.
 Gauze For wrapping wounds or muzzling the injured animal
 Nonstick bandages, towels, or strips of clean cloth To control bleeding or protect wounds
 Adhesive tape for bandages

*do NOT use human adhesive bandages (eg, Band-Aids®) on pets

For securing the gauze wrap or bandage
 Milk of magnesia
Activated charcoal
To absorb poison
Always contact your veterinarian or local poison control center before inducing vomiting or treating an animal for poison
 Hydrogen peroxide (3%) To induce vomiting
Always contact your veterinarian or local poison control center before inducing vomiting or treating an animal for poison
 Digital Thermometer
—you will need a “fever” thermometer because the temperature scale of regular thermometers doesn’t go high enough for pets
To check your pet’s temperature. Do not insert a thermometer in your pet’s mouth—the temperature must be taken rectally.
 Eye dropper (or large syringe without needle) To give oral treatments or flush wounds
 Muzzle (in an emergency a rope, necktie, soft cloth, nylon stocking, small towel may be used) To cover your pet’s head.
If your pet is vomiting, do not muzzle it!
 Leash To transport your pet (if your pet is capable of walking without further injury)
 Stretcher (in an emergency a door, board, blanket or floor mat may be used) To stabilize the injured animal and prevent further injury during transport

 

 

 

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