- When Roxie arrived at AHS, the anemic, tick-infested Miniature Poodle was facing a grim future and fading fast. So weak that she couldn’t stand on her own, Roxie lie lateral on the exam table in the Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™ with pale gums and a low heart rate.
- Acting quickly, a highly-skilled veterinarian called upon Tank, a happy, healthy, sweet 83-pound dog to become Roxie’s blood donor, and soon Roxie was in the process of receiving a life-saving blood transfusion. By the end of the night, Roxie was able to stand on all four paws!
- Now Roxie has made a complete 180 and the once lifeless Poodle is now bustling with energy and spunk. She has become good friends with Tank since, and the two have enjoy short daily walks together.
- Tank is gearing up for the road to adoption and Roxie is recovering in a loving Foster Hero home.
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"Tank is the sweetest dog in the world," said Goebel. "He looks intimidating but has a heart of gold."
He became Roxie’s blood donor. And thanks to the quick actions of the Second Chance team, veterinarians removed some of Tank's blood while he underwent a minor medical treatment to remove a mass.