Holmes: Extreme starvation and emaciation

Holmes: Extreme starvation and emaciation

 

Detroit Animal Control contacted Providing for Paws pleading for help with a dog named Holmes they have been providing care for 11 days. The rescue was told he came in with a body score of around 2 borderlining on 3. However, they had been unable to get him to eat.

Animal control thought it may have been from fear so they moved him to a more relaxing area in the vet clinic, yet he still couldn’t get him to eat. They then moved Holmes again to a more comfortable area with no luck of getting him to eat. The vet at DAC gave him some fluids because he was very lethargic and still was not eating.

His body score had declined to a body score of 1 now and had no muscle mass left from his body feeding from it.

Surprisingly, they had gotten him to eat a couple of cheese burgers after getting some fluids in him. The rescue is also very concerned about refeeding syndrome eating the burgers. He was laying very lethargic when rescue workers entered the room and they noticed that his tummy was bloated.

After completing the required transfer paperwork and walking back into the room to get him to the car, the rescue was surprised to see him standing up. However, he was still too weak to walk.

They took him immediately to Emergency Veterinary Hospital Ann Arbor (EVH) where he was admitted in critical condition weighing only 30 pounds. He appears to be a Lab/Rotti mix that should likely weigh more than double that body weight.

Black dogs are very difficult to get photos of just how severe the emaciation is, but this poor boy is in severe shape. X-rays showed no signs of any reason to be this thin and all blood work is typical of a dog who has been starved.

Holmes is so sweet and has the most loving lab eyes. He melted everyone's heart. He could use all our prayers and good thoughts right now as the rescue attempts to nurse him back to health.

We have partnered with Providing for Paws to raise the funds needed for the treatment of Holmes, who remains in critical condition. With every purchase you make, we will donate $10 to help save Holmes.

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