Octavia is still waiting for her furever home. Unfortuneatley Octavia is Leishmania positive. Of course, she gets her medication. Here you can read about Leishmania. This desease is only transported via a sandfly.
Octavia is a smart and sweet girl, born in October 2020. She is one of four siblings, Orelle, Seth and Scout. Seth and Orelle are known to be the stronger personalities of the group, while Scout and Octavia are the more gentle and affectionate ones, who love to cuddle and give kisses all day long. Despite her positive Leishmania diagnosis, Octavia is a playful and loving companion who loves people. She is a great companion for those who are looking for a smart and affectionate dog. Octavia, Orelle, Seth and Scout have the same Leishmania condition and will require a stress-free environment. They also need a specific treatment plan to manage their condition, but with proper care, they can live happy and healthy lives.
Dogs with Leishmania may face some challenges, but they are still loving and loyal companions who deserve a loving home. Leishmania is a parasitic infection that can affect a dog’s immune system and cause fatigue, weight loss, and skin issues such as hair loss, sores and thickened skin. These dogs may require a bit more patience, understanding, and specialized care but they are just as deserving of love and affection as any other dog.
They may require a stress-free environment. They may also need a specific treatment plan to manage their condition, which could include medication such as allopurinol, miltefosine, or other immunomodulators to manage symptoms and prevent progression of the disease. With proper care, they can live happy and healthy lives.
However, it’s important to note that the prognosis for dogs with Leishmania can vary depending on the severity of the infection and the response to treatment. In some cases, the disease may progress and lead to severe organ damage and even death, despite treatment. Adopting a dog with Leishmania means to open your home and heart to a loving companion who will return that love tenfold. So, if you are willing to give a chance to a dog with Leishmania, you’ll be rewarded with a loyal and loving companion who will be grateful to you for giving them a chance.
Octavia is super smart girl. She was also born in October 2020.
Octavia, Orelle, Seth and Scout are siblings.
Seth and Orelle are the stronger characters of the group while Scout and Octavia are the softies of the group who love to cuddle and give kisses all day long. All of them are sweet and playful. They love people!