After his former owners disregarded his huge salivary tumor for an incredible six years, a lovely dog is finally receiving veterinary care. According to the Long Way Home rescue group, Jake was adored by his former family, but they did not take him to a doctor when his face began to swell.
“Jake has had a salivary tumor for SIX YEARS, according to the owners, since they believed it was caused by a snake bite. He was reared as an indoor dog and is exceptionally well-behaved, toilet trained, gets along well with other dogs, and even knows how to shake.” According to the organization
After Jake was discovered wandering in a remote area of Texas last week, Cribs for Canines began working to convince his family to give possession so that Jake could receive the veterinary care he need. Jake is being treated in Waco and has already felt substantial relief after a huge volume of fluid was drained. As stated by the organization.
We are grateful to the great personnel at Texas Animal Medical Center in Waco, where Dr. Lide and his colleagues have been treating Jake and draining 1200cc of salivary fluid from his neck. (Look at the final two shots to see how much of a difference it made!)
“For THE FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS, Jake was able to turn his head. It was such an easy thing to accomplish! He is eating and pooping properly, is in good spirits, and overall appears to be in good condition.” According to the agency
There are no assurances that Jake will fully recover, but devoted people are working tirelessly to give him the best chance possible. Follow his rescuers on Facebook by clicking here.