Rosco, a Maltipoo estimated around 6 years old, was found wandering the streets of Victorville.  From his appearance, he had been neglected for some time.  His fur was matted, especially around his bottom containing dried feces, and the fur around his mouth was extremely darkened due to drainage from rotting, infected teeth.  On top of that, his testicles failed to descend into his scrotum, called abdominal crypt, which can lead to testicular cancer and hormone imbalances.  Without medical intervention, Rosco’s days were numbered, but thanks to the LifeSaver Medical Fund, Rosco has a new leash on life.

The veterinarian worked on Rosco for over three hours.  He had over ten teeth pulled and was put on antibiotic to treat the infection from the numerous rotted teeth.  His remaining teeth were cleaned.  The doctor performed a procedure to remove his testicles, and cleaned up the staining around his mouth and eyes.  After everything was done, Rosco’s medical bill was $700, which was covered in full by the LifeSaver Medical Fund.

Today Rosco is in a loving home.  The fee to adopt him?  Only $25, thanks to a donation from the Dorothy K. Thomas Trust and the LifeSaver Medical Fund. 

Click LifeSaver Medical Fund for more information or to donate.

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January 17th 2018

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Upcoming Events

Pieology Fundraiser

  • Join us Saturday January 13 at the new Pieology, 11604 Amargosa Road in Victorville
  • Bring the flyer on our website at 11:30am to 2pm or 6:30pm to 8pm
  • VVAPL Humane Society will receive 100% of the proceeds, with the exception of any alcoholic drinks.
  • You must present the flyer at the time of order.
  • Eat some yummy pizza and help our animals.  It's a WIN WIN!

Petsmart Adoption Weekend

February 16-17

  • Apple Valley Petsmart 19011 Bear Valley Road
  • 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Dog adoptions include vaccines, spay/neuter and microchip
  • Cat adoptions include vaccines and spay/neuter
  • No promo codes or coupons accepted

Show your Support

Purchase this adorable Paw Print Bracelet for $38. plus tax.

The Humane Society will earn $15. for every purchase.

To order e-mail ddrover@qnet.com or call 909 331-2644


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