NOTE ANIMAL ARK BLOG:
I originally named this dog Romeo because it was such a little lover, all kissy and sweet. We changed the named to Romi when we found out it was a girl. She was brought in with an injury and we knew it was a broken leg or pelvis. She kept trying to stand and I was able to get a photo of her standing before she slid down again. She went to Act V Rescue & Rehabilitation.
ROMIUPDATE FROM ACT V:
Rescue work does not always turn out the way we hoped it would. I have news about Romi, the little black and white border collie that was surrendered, and I knew you would want to know.
I x-rayed Romi on Monday and consulted with a surgical specialist. She had an old shattered femur in her left leg that was no longer fixable. Her pelvis was broken also. The problem in her right hip socket was a fracture. Her left leg would have had to be amputated and the right leg hip would have had terrible arthritis within a year. She also had a jaw fracture and broken teeth.
The decision was hard but we did euthanize her Monday night. It was especially difficult because she was so sweet. She had a nice night at my house, all warm and plenty of food. I'm sorry we could not help her. The surgeon agreed it would be the humane thing to do also.