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Meet Mia

Mia is the sweetest and most playful girl who loves her belly rubs. It appears that Mia looks was hit by a car prior to ending up in the pound and has a partially healed fracture in the lower leg and her hip is slightly separated, which means she will limp on occasions after a big run around. The vet believes that this will not stop her from living a normal dogs life. She is not any pain and runs around and plays madly just the same as any normal puppy although she will slide out if taking a turn too fast to the right probably caused by the leg being slightly shorter due to the break. She is great with other dogs and loves nothing better than tearing around the yard either chasing or being chased. When she is not in a running mood, she loves a game of tug with anybody who is willing. She is a tough little cookie who likes to play hard but who does not get upset if she is on her own and will often be found either snuggled into another dog or happily lying on her own bed. She is not sure how to behave aroundcats but is learning slowly from a very tough teacher. Currently in care in the Shellharbour area.

Mia has had a rough time since finding herself abandoned at the pound as a young pup. She came into care with a bad case of kennel cough from which she has now made a full recovery after a battle that lasted a few months. She was also displaying odd development of her back legs and was limping, this was perhaps the result of a poor diet as a young pup. Xrays and vet investigations took place and she is now showing improvement. On top of this she has, for the last month, had a urinary tract problem which required further xrays and is currently under special treatment to see if this is a one off problem or not.

Mia's vet fees so far have come to $1,211. If you can help us cover some of these additional vet costs please call Megan on 9627 2767 or email dchanimaladoptions@iprimus.com.au or click below.

Thanks to Lachlan, Betty, Alison, Nicole, Joseph, Alice, Rhema, Rowena and Laine for their donations so far towards Mia's vet costs

Mia was adopted on 08 October 2010 after 8 months in foster care

Mia has sadly had additional veterinary expenses due to illness or injury. We are seeking sponsorship for Mia to help us cover some of those additional costs.

To help sponsor Mia you can donate securely online using the Give Now or Paypal on the links below.

Alternatively, you can contact us on 1300-88-93-40 or cheques can be sent to DCH Animal Adoptions, 44 Dingle St Riverstone NSW 2765.

  • Cross Breed
  • female
  • 01 October 2009
  • $350
  • 12 January 2010
  • 08 October 2010

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 12 January 2010