Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Estimated Date of Birth: August 9, 2015
Location: Dallas, GA
Adoption Fee: $200
Riblett, formerly known as Kate, was picked up as a stray and taken to Gwinnett County Animal Services. She had been hit by a car so on top of being emaciated at merely 20 lbs and filled with worms, she also had a badly fractured hip. We had a foster home open up for a young female puppy so when GCAS reached out to us for help, we just so happened to have the perfect foster home for this little girl. Riblett got her freedom ride on November 7th and we rushed her over to our vet at New Hope Animal Hospital. Dr. Leathers wants to wait about a month, long enough for Ribletts pelvis to heal, before performing FHO surgery on her hip. This procedure will remove the ball of her femur and allow her to heal more quickly and have less pain. She will also be spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and dewormed.
Although Ribletts history is unknown, we do know that she is full of love! Even with all of her pain, she wagged her tail and gave kisses, just happy to get and give attention. She is incredibly resilient. Riblett has recovered from her injuries and does not require surgery! She is a petite, sweet lady that can be a little weary of strangers. Given a few minutes, she warms up and is happy to sit right next to you. Riblett is in need of a foster or forever home to help her with her socialization and help her get over her fears.
Photo Album of Riblett: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1055359244522241.1073742135.162554320469409&type=1&l=acc5ffcf59
Video Playlist of Riblett: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYDnJXruR1h1-L2AkKYdIwwCcSW0D-rqS
*Friends to the Forlorn is assisting in the placement of Riblett. Please contact us for more information*
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