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Meet Melissa

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Basic Information

New to OCDRT on 10/8/2014Melissa is around 1.5 years old. She was an owner surrender due to personal issues, not anything concerning Melissa. She is crate trained, housebroken, knows basic obedience, lived with a cat, is dog social, and people friendly. We will get her schedule for her spay and other vetting.

Please check back as we get to know her over the next 2 – 3 weeks.

Ken, Riley, & Rocket - Reflex lifetime guarantee martingale collar and leash

Helene & Brix - sponsorship

Sweigert Family - monthly sponsorship

Richard, Nancy, Maggie, & Charlie - sponsorship

Thank you sponsors!


October 25, 2014

Melissa has tested positive for heartworms. She will begin treatment soon & will require 60 days of restricted activity during her treatment. She will be available for meeting, however will not be placed in her forever home until mid-January. Please keep keep her in your thoughts as this treatment is very painful and expensive.


November 1, 2014

Melissa has moved to her new foster home in Rittman, OH for her treatment time. She has a Rottie, GSD, and Yorkie as her new pack. She adjusted well and this is helping her to learn more social skills.


November 8, 2014

Melissa has a deposit to hold her for a meeting this coming week.


November 13, 2014

Melissa's meeting went very well! Her adopter is looking forward to bringing her home after her heartworm treatment is completed mid to late January


November 15, 2014

Melissa had her 1st heartworm treatment. She was a very good girl considering how painful these injections are. She will be on 30 days restricted activity while the initial worm load is dying off. She will have her next series of injections on 12/20 & 21.


December 21, 2014

Melissa underwent her 2nd & 3rd heartworm treatments. She did well and will go to her forever home once she is cleared by our vet team in January.


January 3, 2015

Melissa left for her forever home. We will update as she settles in.


January 20, 2015

Melissa nka Gitta is officially adopted!

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