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.
Pepper @ RedCollar Rescue

Pepper was picked up by animal control, and due to his injuries, they initially thought he had been shot several times with a shotgun. We rushed him to the vet and after closer inspection, it appeared his wounds were from multiple animal bites. We aren’t sure, but he may have been used as a bait… Read More

Paxton @ RedCollar Rescue

Paxton was severely burned all the way down his back. We don’t know how he was burned, but our hearts hurt just thinking about the pain he had gone through. Despite his horrible condition, he gave lots of kisses to his rescuers. Paxton was sedated and his wounds cleaned, and he was placed on high… Read More

Boyd @ RedCollar Rescue

Boyd was hit by a car that crushed his back right leg and tore off all the skin. His leg was left untreated and was filled with maggots when his owners turned him in to the shelter to be euthanized. RCR rescued Boyd and took him immediately to the orthopedic surgeon, hoping to save his… Read More

Skyla @ RedCollar Rescue

Skyla suffered a severe injury to her right eye while she was trying to survive on the street. Unfortunately, it was beyond repair, and her eye had to be removed. It took a little while for Skyla to learn to navigate with one eye, but she is getting more comfortable every day! And wow is… Read More

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 from the shelter and took him immediately to the orthopedic surgeon. He required 2 separate surgeries to his ankle and hip. Badger had several tough months of rehabilitation, but thanks to the… 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

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