Gemini is a lovely Fox Terrier lady. Because of economic pressures, her family couldn’t afford vaccinations or heartworm testing since 2008. After much soul-searching, they tearfully surrendered her to American Fox Terrier Rescue in the Spring of 2011.
American Fox Terrier Rescue ’s local volunteer reviewed her paperwork and quickly scheduled a routine veterinary examination. During Gemini’s vet appointment, a significant heart murmur was detected. To better understand Gemini’s medical condition, American Fox Terrier Rescue scheduled an echocardiogram to determine the severity of Gemini’s heart murmur and identify the best course of treatment for her.
Gemini's American Fox Terrier Rescue foster Mom accompanied her to the clinic and stayed with her while she was examined. Gemini’s heart was in good working condition however there was thickening of the walls of her heart. The canine cardiologist prescribed a low dosage medication to help her heart function more effectively and recommended additional echocardiograms over the next 18 months. Gemini has since been adopted to a wonderful forever family who understand her future medical care requirements.
American Fox Terrier Rescue needs your help to be sure we can help the next Fox Terrier who need our help. If you would like to help pay for Gemini's tests or to help any of the other fox terriers in need, just click the "Donate" button below to make your tax deductible donation via PayPal. Or mail your tax deductible donation to: Kathy Lauer, American Fox Terrier Rescue Treasurer, 8738 Prestwick Parkway, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443