Update:May 26, 2016. Eva just turned 5 years old on April 29!! She is maintaining her weight at around 53 pounds!! Still a happy, fun, funny, little girl. She broke her toe a few months ago, but has recovered well from that!!
Update: July 7, 2014. Eva just turned 3 in April and is doing well. She is now up to 54 pounds and still lovin' life!
Aren't I the cutest thing?? OK they say attitude is everything and boy do I have that! Well I have to... you see I was born with megaesophagus, making me a special needs dog. I have to be fed a few times during the day and I have to eat 'standing up.' And my food needs to be blended to milkshake consistency. After I eat, my foster mom has this contraption thing called a Baileys Chair that she puts me in to hang out for a bit so my food stays down in my stomach. My mom says it's not hard at all, it just takes a little extra time to feed me, that's all. Megaesophagus has not slowed me down one bit. I still like to do all the things dogs like to do, you know..chasing squirrels, tormenting my foster sisters and brothers, going for car rides, playing Frisbee..doggy stuff!!
Check out this website for more info on megaesophagus: http://www.marvistavet.com/html/megaesophagus.html
Check out my Facebook photo album to see what Ive been up to. You don't need to have a Facebook account to look!! http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150340602369127.372245.628379126&type=1&l=bd7aef4f3c
(Note from foster moms) Eva is a very special pup, not only because she has a special need - she is just adorable and oh so kissable! She will need a home that understands her needs and the time she requires to make sure she will thrive for years to come. Please do your research before considering her as your new family member. She will be worth it! Megaesophagus does not mean a death sentence. It merely means a lifestyle adjustment for dog and owner. So you think you can handle me and my 'mega issue'? Approved adopters please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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