Blondie is a female dog that was brought to Maricopa County Animal Care and Control with severe skin issues in late October of last year. The dog resembled a small mummy; she was bald, frail, and covered in scabs; she scarcely resembled a dog, and her position was concerning.
The small chihuahua was on the verge of being euthanized due to her health, but the shelter’s workers refused.
They hoped Blondie might recover, so they made a video begging for aid on social media.
“We were eager to meet her. We were escorted by the kennel personnel, and her skin was far worse than we had anticipated. I’m not sure how
They brought her to the vet for several testing, dubbing her Blondie along the way in the hopes that she would eventually develop a lovely golden coat.
The vet determined that Blondie had demodex mange, among other issues, based on the findings of the testing.
Caitlin brought Blondie home after she was freed from the veterinary facility, where she soon made friends with the other dogs. Despite her comfort with dogs, Blondie was terrified of people as a result of her ordeal.
to describe the severity of her skin problem.”
They decided to take her with them after meeting her and do all of the essential operations for Blondie’s recovery.
Many individuals responded positively to the video, including the Sky Sanctuary Rescue, which decided to take action.
Sky Sanctuary Rescue co-founder Caitlin Beall told The Dodo:
“We really gasped when we watched the footage of her at the county shelter. In her kennel, she appeared wobbly and terrified of her. We realized she needed to go as soon as possible.”