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  1. At this 123rd clinic, Dr. Tello sterilized 58 animals: 24 dogs and 34 cats. This brings our total of dogs and cats sterilized to 4,744. http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/123rd.html. See photos at https://imgur.com/a/RiIpK1N December will be a short vacation for us. A relief in a way, but sadly, that means that fewer animals will be sterilized until our next clinic on January 20, 2019. (And that clinic is almost full already!) Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all, and as always, love and hugs and much gratitude to Dr. Andres Tello, our wonderful volunteers, and our donors! This vital work could not be done without them! ------------------------------ Several days before the clinic when I was walking, a man told me that neighbors had moved away and abandoned a female dog. He was worried that this sweet dog would become a "puppy factory." This was near the Nueva California school. I returned home, then went in my car and brought the dog to my house where I have a place to keep a dog separate from my 19 dogs. On clinic day I took her to be spayed. She is young and had never been in heat--and now she will never have puppies! On Monday after the clinic, I took her back to the school. She was very excited and ran to be with the school children again. People in the neighborhood feed her, so she will be fine. ------------------------------------ Also remember: I will help with animals to the best of my ability. Recently someone found a dog in horrible condition—emaciated from hunger, with worst mange I have ever seen (including bleeding sores). He had been hit by a car, had a broken hip on one side and open oozing wounds on the other hip/leg. The dog had a crappy collar around his neck attached to a wire. Someone had apparently tied him up to starve to death and he managed to break loose, only to be hit by a car. The police had sent the woman to my house with the dog. She and her husband put the dog in the crate on the side of my house. I immediately injected him with pain medication, antibiotics, and Vitamin C. I had planned to take him to Dr. Tello at the border, but before I could do so, the dog died during the night. There was a lot of blood on his blanket in the crate, apparently from internal injuries. The only positive with this situation is that at least the poor dog had a warm, dry place to sleep and a full tummy for a couple of days. He ate a LOT of food and he also drank a lot of water. He obviously had been very dehydrated. I have experienced many situations of abuse like this and it always pains my heart deeply. I keep telling myself that I can't save them all, but nevertheless, I can't internalize the fact. My only consolation is that people who abuse animals will burn in hell for eternity! (If you visit me regarding a problem with an animal, please call me in advance, 6517-8752 or whatsapp at 6361-3234. I am cautious about opening my gate when my employee is not present.) ----------------------------- Again, many thanks to all! We will see you in January! Dottie
  2. A record day! 64 animals were spayed/neutered by Dr. Andres Tello, our wonderful veterinarian. Plus he also performed several other procedures, including an amputation that required 1-1/2 hours. http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/113th.html We had a horrendous amputation that would have been totally unnecessary except for the inexcusably incompetent treatment by a Volcan vet 18 months ago. The dog has been in terrible pain all this time. We were appalled to see how the poor dog's rear leg and foot were badly misshapen, and his hip was even disjointed. The owner, who lives in Concepcion, apparently only recently discovered our clinics. She said the local "vet" had charged $600 and then told them the dog would be fine. And now of course, she had no money (zero) to pay for Dr. Tello's very complicated amputation. And he found pieces of plastic--and even an 8-inch length of a bicycle spoke-- that the "vet" had put inside the dog. Previously, Dr. Tello has performed amputations in 45 minutes. This one was so severe that the surgery took 1-1/2 hours. We didn't close the clinic door until 8:00 pm. To me, the treatment of this dog by the so-called "vet" was criminal! Contact me privately if you want more information. To see pictures of the dog before, during, and after the amputation, see the link on my web page. ---------------------- Follow-up on March 3rd--I wanted to make sure the dog was doing okay, didn't pull out his stitches, etc. So Betsy Barbeau called the owner to check. She is ECSTATIC! The dog is doing wonderfully, eating like a horse, is not in pain, and has no problem walking. Another success story! ----------------------- My sincere thanks to Betsy Barbeau. For quite some time while I've been "between employees," Betsy has graciously volunteered to schedule appointments and contact people to confirm. Fortunately, I bought a special "clinic phone" for appointments in Spanish. That way, anyone who has the phone will answer it to make appointments and use it to confirm appointments as well. ---------------------------- The March 18th clinic is completely full. We are already scheduling appointments for April 22nd. My heartfelt thanks to everyone who volunteers, donates, and brings their animals to be sterilized! Big hugs! Dottie
  3. January 21, 2018 -- We had a great start for the new year. http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/112th.html And by the end of the day, the February clinic was already full. We are now taking reservations for the March 18 clinic. Even though we had numerous no-shows and last-minute cancellations, Dr. Tello sterilized 43 dogs and cats, bringing our total thus far to 4,223. He also performed several other procedures, including removal of a HUGE mammary tumor from a dog. We have (and are) having a tremendous positive effect for our community. And we continue to reduce the births of puppies and kittens that would suffer terribly. I will never forget the scores of homeless, mange-covered, starving and dying dogs that roamed the streets before we began the clinics in March of 2006. My heartfelt thanks to Dr. Andres Tello, our dedicated team of volunteers, our donors (financially or otherwise), and to everyone who brings animals to be sterilized. Big hugs, Dottie
  4. On July 23rd, 2017, Dr. Tello sterilized 47 dogs and cats and we passed the 4,000 mark. In our little 11 clinics per year with only one doctor, we have now sterilized 4,017 dogs and cats! http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/107th.html We apologize that people had to wait longer than usual. Don Binder, who usually weighs the animals and injects the anesthesia, was unable to be there. All of our dedicated volunteers are excellent, but the ones tasked for doing Don's usual jobs were not accustomed to doing so. See my web page for an extraordinary procedure Dr. Tello did with a dog's badly broken rear leg in lieu of surgery. (And there are pictures of it in my photo album. The link to the album is on the web page.) But it turned out that the owners were unable to give the specialized care that the dog required, so I ended up taking the dog to Dr. Tello at the border on Tuesday for surgery. I went back to get the dog on Friday. Dr. Tello said the surgery went very well. He inserted a pin to stabilize the leg and he will remove it at our August 20th clinic. In the meantime, the dog is with me. I will give him the necessary pain medications and antibiotics, remove the sutures in a week, and then bathe him and give him a haircut. Bud and Marcelyn of Boquete are owners of www.chiriqui.life web site. They graciously came to the clinic in Volcan to do a podcast of me regarding the clinics. When it's finished, I will post the link on other various sites, explaining that. Chiriqui.Life is mainly about things-Boquete but there is other useful information as well. And that Bud and Marcelyn invite everyone to come visit. No need to sign up (free) unless people want to post or listen to the various podcasts. Our next clinic will be on August 20, 2017. Not even August yet, it is already half full. My heartfelt thanks to everyone who volunteers, donates, and brings their animals to the clinic to be sterilized. Together we ARE making a difference! Dottie
  5. April 23, 2017 - 42 animals were spayed/neutered by Dr. Andres Tello, our wonderful veterinarian. http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/104th.html This brings our total of dogs and cats sterilized to 3,885. Although we have sterilized more than 42 animals in one day, this was our longest day ever. We didn't close the doors until 7:30 pm. We had a LOT of BIG female dogs, two abortions (all more time consuming), plus three huge tumors and a knee surgery. One tumor took an hour, and the knee surgery was also quite time consuming. Dr. Tello also performed eye surgery on a dog. One cat had to be euthanized. We are very fortunate to have such a skilled and compassionate veterinarian as Dr. Andres Tello! He is the best veterinarian I have ever known—anywhere. Thinking back to when we first began the clinics. I was always concerned that we wouldn't have enough animals. I walked the streets of Volcan, knocking on doors, giving literature to people and trying to sign up their animals for sterilization. I'd also post 60 notices all around town before each clinic. The initial work paid off, because now with just word of mouth, every clinic is full long before clinic date. As of today, April 30, we already have 26 appointments on the list for May 21st, so call right away for an appointment. We now offer teeth cleaning of dogs at our clinics. I bought a complete set of dental instruments, and Alex Rios does a great job. Alex has already cleaned the teeth of 11 of my dogs. We offer this for dogs that have already been sterilized or will be on clinic day. Cost is $25. The cost will be extra if one or more teeth need to be extracted. Be sure to make an appointment. As always, my heartfelt thanks to Dr. Andres Tello, to our wonderful volunteers, to those who contribute, whether it is funds or otherwise, and to all who bring their animals to be sterilized. TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Big hugs! Dottie
  6. March 19, 2017 - 44 animals were spayed/neutered on this date. See http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/103rd.html Dr. Tello sterilized 24 dogs and 20 cats. Of the dogs, 20 were female and 4 were male. Of the cats, 16 were female and 4 were male. This brings our total of dogs and cats sterilized to 3,843. Additional procedures included: complicated and lengthy removal of three big tumors from dogs; three pregnant cats; one pregnant dog; and the necessity to put down a dog that had advanced cancer. Alex Rios, a young man who is one of our volunteers, does a great job cleaning the teeth of dogs. He cleaned the teeth of five dogs today. Volcan dentist Dr. Ben-Hur Sinclair came to visit the clinic today. He observed Alex and said he did a very good job. If your dog has already been sterilized or will be on clinic day, you can make an appointment to have the dog's teeth cleaned. The cost is $25 for cleaning, with additional cost if extractions are necessary. Our next clinic will be on April 23rd. Call right away for an appointment because the clinics fill up fast. As always, my heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated in the clinic: Dr. Andres Tello, our wonderful volunteers, donors of funds or food and drinks, and to everyone who brought their animals to be sterilized. Big hugs, Dottie
  7. 44 animals were spayed/neutered by Dr. Andres Tello, our wonderful veterinarian. He also performed three exams/treatments and ended up amputating the tumorous toe of a big dog. He will biopsy the toe to determine if it is cancerous. http://spaypanama-chiriqui.org/93rd.html We had still another beautiful day. We have never had a clinic day with excessive rain or wind. Spirit smiles upon us for doing this work from our hearts to help the animals! We have now sterilized 3,421 dogs and cats. Be sure to see my Flickr Album for pictures. The link is near the bottom of the web page. I saw an excellent quote that describes so many of us: Rescuers, rescue supporters and volunteers do not walk on water. We don't wear capes and tights or leap tall buildings. We aren't better than anyone else, but we do pursue a cause that we believe makes us better than before we started. We make mistakes. We feel we can't do enough. We rant out in frustration, we lose our tempers and get snappy. We have to reject people sometimes for the good of a dog. We are not always likable. What we do is draining--emotionally, financially, and physically. Please bear with us and forgive us our flaws, because we are doing work that is bigger than we are. --Author Unknown Our next clinic will be on May 22, 2016. Please call for an appointment right away because the clinics fill up rapidly. Dottie
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