Serafina came to us loaded with worms and 250 lbs underweight. First order of business was to get her strong enough to endure the 5 day deworming process that would be needed to get her on the road to rehabilitation. The first several months would entail multiple small feedings (at least 5) daily in our efforts to get her nutrition without overwhelming her system.
Sidebar: Serafina means "Heavenly Winged Angel". The girl's name Serafina comes from the Bible from the Hebrew seraphim, meaning burning ones to describe the six heavenly winged heavenly angels surrounding and praising the throne of God.
Update 7-19-19 Serafina went to the vet for a check up and teeth float. She had gained 230 lbs! Her intake weight was 705, and she's now at 935. We've only got about 50 more pounds to go. We also discovered that Serafina has some arthritis in her neck and so is unable to flex laterally as far as normal. So she is undergoing some PT in hopes to get more range of motion.
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