Miniature Shiba Inu
Approx. Age: 8 years at least
Rescued November 28, 2013
Activity Level: Low
Adult Size: Small (10 to 25 pounds)
Good with: Kids
All Coastal Pet Rescue pets are in foster homes.
We do not operate a shelter.
Meet and greets are only scheduled
after an application has been received and approved.
Poor Masae was dumped outside of the Beaufort County Animal Shelter in the rain on one of the coldest days of the year and the day before Thanksgiving. She is an older lady, possibly with cataracts, confused about why she no longer had a home.
Update 7 pm Thanksgiving Day:
Freedom! These pictures do not do her justice. She is just a happy little bundle of joy full of energy. Good with kids and people..... I left the room and then came back in and she greeted me with hugs and wanted picked up. She will be someones lap puppy. She is crate trained and house broken.
Update Nov 30:
She is doing so well already. Went out and got a babygate. Before I could put it up she came out to explore!! She navigated the new furniture so well she could fool strangers. When she's out and about her tail is always wagging. She is curious about what her foster brother is doing but he respects her space.
Special Medical Information:
Vet says she won't say how old but that she is definitely a senior.
She does look like she just delivered but it could also be from a false pregnancy. There is no infection so it will just be a matter of time for her nipples to dry and the swelling to go down. The treatment for false pregnancy is getting them spayed so either way it is OK.
She has an enlarged heart, arthritus, and is anemic.
She has allergies and an ear infection.
She is completely blind in one eye and sees nothing but shadows in the other.
She has a mass on her mouth that will have to be removed and biopsied when she is spayed.
Masae is on ear drops, steroids, antibiotics, and anti-fungal medications.
She is heartworm negative.
Adoption fees are $40 per feline and $150 per canine unless otherwise specified. Adoption fees are not a tax-deductible donation as allowed by IRS regulations. Adoption fees help to offset the cost of the pet's care incurred by Coastal Pet Rescue, which are generally 2 to 3 times the adoption fee amount.
*Coastal Pet Rescue adopted pets are microchipped through 24PetWatch. New pet parents are responsible for keeping their information accurate and up-to-date through the registry's free online system.