Dogue de Bordeaux Rescue, Inc. 2022 Summary
Dogue de Bordeaux Rescue cared for sixty Dogue de Bordeaux in 2022. We began the year with fifteen and had forty-five intakes. Seventy five percent of the intakes were owner surrenders, the other twenty-five percent were from shelters. The youngest intakes were six-month-old Sophie and Milo and the oldest was twelve-year-old Nico. Most intakes were two to three years old. The Southeast and the Midwest regions of the country had the highest number of intakes. Missouri was the state with the most intakes.
Nine of the intakes were unadoptable and needed special care. Sonny, a nine-month-old was surrendered due to health issues and was later diagnosed with Meningeal Fibrosis. Robin, age seven Ginger, age eight, Natasha, age ten and Nico, age twelve came to us for hospice care and each was with us a very short time. Pearl, who has Masticatory Muscle Myositis and her brother Duke, who has global fear. The pair was living in a car prior to coming into our care. Axel is diabetic and Hachi, a ten-year-old male with health issues.
We continued to care for eight senior and special needs Dogue de Bordeaux Cupcake, who celebrated her twelfth birthday, Clifford, who is recovering from Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever), Jake & Jeannie who joined us in 2019 at the ages of five and six and were never adopted and Juna a feral dog that joined us in 2021. Dorothy Gale is special needs due to her fear and may not adoptable. Special needs Sasyka and Brandi, a senior passed away.
In addition to general veterinary care, vaccinations, spay and neuters Dogues had treatments for cancer, Persians Fistulas, Masticatory Muscle Myositis, Coccidioidomycosis, Meningeal Fibrosis, Diabetes, Orthopedic, heart-worms, surgeries, sever allergies, wound care, laser treatments, chiropractic care. We had two special needs Dogues that needed magnetic resonance imaging. Several Dogues had drug prescriptions. Vetting costs exceeded $68,000
We had twenty-eight adoptions in 2022. Several were adopted by their volunteer foster families.
Sadly, we had ten Dogues pass away.