“Louse Eleven”: Some of the worst cases of dog lice Humane Society has ever seen

“Louse Eleven”: Some of the worst cases of dog lice Humane Society has ever seen


ARE
CALLING IT ONE OF THE WORST
CASES OF DOG LICE THEY’VE
SEEN…[(***ACURTIS***)]THE
HUMANE SOCIETY IS NOW CARING FOR
11 NEW DOGS.M-T-N’S JOHN RILEY REPORTS
— THEY SAY IT WILL TAKE
SIGNIFICANT
WORK TO GET THESE ANIMALS
HEALTHY AGAIN.###

{ON TUESDAY THE LEWIS AND CLARK
HUMANE SOCIETY WERE CONTACTED
BY ANIMAL CONTROL…}{OFFICER S
HAD 11 DOGS THAT HAD BEEN
SURRENDERED AND WERE IN NEED OF HELP.}{STAFF QUICKLY GOT TO
WORK PREPARING FOR THE ANIMALS
BUT NEVER IMAGINED THEY’D
ARRIVE IN SUCH DIRE
CONDITIONS.}{19 DALTON:
UNFORTUNATELY ALL OF THE ANIMALS ARE NOT
IN GREAT SHAPE. THEY’RE MATTED AND THE BIGGEST
THEY NEED MEDICAL TREATMENT. TH
NEED TO BE TREATED FOR THE LICE
OBVIOUSLY AND WE NEED TO GET
THAT UNDER
CONTROL.}{NICKNAMED “THE LOUSE
ELEVEN” SHELTER STAFF WERE SHAVING AND
BATHING THE SHIH TZU-CHIHUAHUA
CROSSES ON THURSDAY TO
PROVIDE SOME RELIEF.}{THE
SMALLEST MALE, LEWIS, NAMED
AFTER THE AMERICAN EXPLORER, CURRENTLY
WEIGHS ONLY 6 POUNDS, AND
ANOTHER WEIGHTED JUST 3 POUNDS. }{DUE TO THE LICE, THE DOGS WILL
BE IN
QUARANTINE UNTIL THE PARASITES
ARE KILLED.}{THE ANIMALS WILL BE
HOUSED AT THE HUMANE SOCIETY FOR
AT LEAST A MONTH.}{12 DALTON: AT THIS POINT THE LICE ARE DYING
DIRECTION, BUT IT’S DEFINITELY A
SLOW
PROCESS.}{LITTLE LEWIS BEGAN TO
PERK UP ONCE HIS MATTED HAIR WAS
REMOVED.}{AND ALTHOUGH HIS JOURNEY TO HIS NEW HOME HAS JUST
BEGUN, THINGS ARE ALREADY
LOOKING UP FOR HIM AND THE REST
OF THE “LOUSE
ELEVEN.”}{REPORTING IN HELENA,
JOHN RILEY M-T-N NEWS.}{####}

[(***ACURTIS***)]TO TAKE CARE OF
THE DOGS PROPERLY THE SHELTER IS
HIRING AN ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE
AND ESTIMATED COSTS OF CARING FOR THE ANIMALS WILL
BE POTENTIALLY UPWARDS OF 10-
THOUSAND-DOLLARS.THE LEWIS AND
CLARK HUMANE SOCIETY CURRENTLY
MORE THAN 100 ANIMALS UNDER THEIR CARE.###

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