Rose is considered special needs because she'll need medication for the rest of her life to maintain her health. She was diagnosed with Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA), an immune disorder that causes her body to kill its own red blood cells, shortly after coming into our organization. After the obviously hard life Rosie lived given her physical appearance prior to ending up in the shelter and then joining our LARC adoptables we were determined to do our best to save her life. She was a very sick girl and getting her to where she is now as far as being stable wasn't easy, but it was worth it. Rose is as sweet as she can be and loves everyone. She's the lobby greeter at the vet and must say hi to anyone she can get close to. Now that she's feeling better Rosie is a sassy low-energy old lady who would love to spend her remaining time with a forever family.
These are the medications Rose is taking:
*famotidine (to prevent ulcers from prolonged prednisone use)
*mycophenolate (immunosuppressant - hoping to be able to phase the prednisone out in the future and just have her on this medication)
*milk thistle (liver support)
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