REDCOLLAR RESCUE often takes in animals with very serious medical conditions. Once in our program, they get the best medical care possible, no matter the cost or time involved. Some of our Special Cases are described below with before and after pictures.
Sawyer @ RedCollar Rescue

Sawyer was an extreme cruelty case. He was severely abused at the hands of humans, and then discarded as trash on the brink of death. He had serious medical issues including being severely emaciated, a bullet in his abdomen, multiple pelvic fractures, dislocated hips, a calcified mass in his colon impeding ability to defecate, distended… Read More

Badger @ RedCollar Rescue

Badger was apparently hit by a car and was found on the side of the road by animal control. RCR picked up Badger and took him immediately to the orthopedic surgeon. He is now recovering from 2 separate surgeries to his ankle and hip. He is in a foster home and getting around better every… Read More

Adelaide @ RedCollar Rescue

Adelaide was adopted from a local shelter as a puppy, but then found running loose as a stray with a torn cruciate in her leg a few months later. Her prior owners were contacted, but did not come to get her, thus Adelaide ended up on the kill list at the shelter due to her… Read More

Poindexter @ RedCollar Rescue

Poindexter is just a little guy at 17 lbs. Not good odds for the car he encountered! Poindexter ended up at the shelter with a fractured left femur & fractured pelvis. These injuries are most certain death for dogs at a shelter. Rescue is their only hope. RCR saw Poindexter’s plea, and knew we had… Read More

Milton @ RedCollar Rescue

Milton is just a big goofy puppy! He ended up at a local shelter with TWO broken back legs! Poor guy could not even walk, but still had a great attitude and was full of love!ad One of the shelter employees agreed to foster Milton, and RCR took him into our program. Off he went… Read More

Baylor @ RedCollar Rescue

Baylor had severe internal injuries. He suffered a massive diaphragmatic hernia from a blunt trauma. This caused his liver and intestines to migrate into his chest cavity which would have been fatal without immediate surgery. Baylor spent a week in the ER. After a long road to recovery, he was adopted into a wonderful home… Read More

Cecil @ RedCollar Rescue

Cecil was only 5 months old and 8 pounds when he was hit by a car and suffered severe de-gloving injuries where skin and tissue were torn off down to the tendon. He also suffered a fractured pelvis, a fractured femur, and a crushed ankle joint. Cecil had orthopedic surgery to address the fractures and… Read More

Blair @ RedCollar Rescue

Blair had a gunshot wound to her front right leg. She was severely anemic and running a high fever and needed an immediate blood transfusion. Blair had surgery to remove the bone fragments and then a hard cast on her leg to help heal the fracture. She has recovered like a champ with no permanent… Read More

Vincent @ RedCollar Rescue

Vincent had a very painful condition where both the upper and lower eyelids were turned in, so hair from the eyelids rubs the corneas causing partial blindness. Vincent had bilateral upper and lower eyelid entropion surgery which went very well. Today Vincent can happily see his new parents… Read More

Cybill @ RedCollar Rescue

Cybill had a rare bone infection in her front left leg. Bone biopsies were done, specialists were consulted, and IV meds were given. Still the infection continued to spread at an alarming rate. In order to save Cybill’s life, her leg had to be amputated. She has learned to maneuver just fine on 3 legs… Read More

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