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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

From Sara Rhodes at pacess4@att.net

Hi Robin,

<I am sending this info ASAP! This little girl was surrendered in this condition. All I know is the owner passed away and she was surrenders. She is 9 years old. Her name is currently Cheese Puff but I feel if we take her, she deserves a beautiful name. CACC shelter is overcrowded. Can we take her? Please?

In all my years doing rescue, this is one of the worst matted fluffs I have seen. Sara>

We need to raise funds for this girl. She is nine and as you can see has had nothing done for her. Her teeth are atrocious and many will need to come out. She has dry skin from no air being able to get to her skin. She is very uncomfortable.

The estimate for her vetting is going to be around $1200-1500.00 due to her neglected condition.

And Sara has three more new Bichons, as well in her Team.

But that's not all.

We have this from Karla Karter, our South Texas Team Leader.

From Karla Karter at kcarter759@sbcglobal.net

White fluffies are falling from the sky in South Texas!! If you are able to help foster or transport, PLEASE contact me!! We really need FOSTER homes. Without fosters, we can't save the lives of countless Bichons in South Texas!!

How to Become a Much Needed Small Paws Rescue Foster Parent!

We have saved 20 dogs in the last few of weeks. Here are the latest ones from the last couple of weeks!

Chelsea is a 7 yr old, 14 lb female in Houston. She will be ready for a foster home next week, She was spayed and they found a mammary tumor. The pathology reports showed it was benign! Thank you Dear Lord!!

Clarisse is a 2 yr old, 16 lb female in Austin. She needs out of boarding!! If you can foster Clarisse, please let us know!! She deserves to run and frolic as she prepares for her forever home! She is house trained and a very sweet girl.

Cozy is a 2 yr old male in Houston. He is recovering from upper respiratory and cough, the Vet says he is clear to go to foster. (another need!!)

Tosca is a 1 yr old 11 lb female in Austin. Super friendly and gets along with pups and all people. This little girl needs a foster home as well.

Snowball was owner surrendered to the shelter to be euthanized. The staff there couldn't bare to follow through with this request. They called SPR to help save Snowball. He is an 8 yr old male, approximately 16 lbs. The staff at the shelter even transported him to our Vet!! Now that's dedication!! Snowball was bleeding from his rectum, the Vet found a medium sized polyp/mass on his colon. This could be a surgery that could cost about $2,000 at the Specialty Hospital. Dr, Ping, our wonderful Vet, is going to perform the procedure and send the mass off to the lab to be analyzed for $800.00. Please pray for BENIGN report and complete healing of this sweet boy! Many people have seen value in this little guy and we pray for a great outcome and a LOVING forever home!!

Andre is our 5 yr old, 5.8 lb little male, He was picked up Saturday. He has pretty bad dental disease and needs to be neutered. One of the happiest little guys I've seen in a while! He slept in the car and must have known he was safe with SPR.

AND, we are scheduled to pick up another 2 yr old female in the morning!!

As you can see, we have been busy in South Texas! Freezing temperatures are heading our direction this week. We pray for the pups outside in the freezing rain, and pray a good Samaritan will pick them up and give them shelter!

God bless all of you!!
Karla Carter
South Texas Team Leader

See Vet Bills Paid by Small Paws Rescue for the first six days of November, 2018 coming to $7539.25 which is an average of $1,256.54 per day.

We need to raise around $12,000.00 for Sophia Rose and the 20 other Bichons that have been rescued recently in South Texas. We are currently in the red and need help. You know that I don't ask for help unless we need it.

I hope someone is able to help these poor dogs.

I am here and will issue all matching challenges.

All My Love, Robin

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See Vet Bills Paid by Small Paws Rescue for the first six days of November, 2018 coming to $7539.25 which is an average of $1,256.54 per day.

If you've made a past donation by credit card, you may e-mail Louie Bertolino at louieb@smallpawsrescue.org to let him know the amount of your donation for the Bichons.

You may also call Louie on his cell phone at 1-337-3Bichon (1-337-324-2466)

Louie is on Eastern Standard Time!
(Please leave a message and Louie will return your call if he is not available!)

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3316 S. 72nd. W. Ave.
Tulsa, Ok. 74107

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Dear Small Pawsers,

Welcome to the Small Paws Rescue Online Newsletter, especially to those of you who may have seen us over the years on our guest appearances on Fox and Friends in New York City, or on Animal Planet on "Dogs 101.", or you may have read about us in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness, 101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion and Joy . You also may have seen us on "Inside Edition" with Deborah Norville! (To see backstage photos of one of our trips to NYC and Fox & Friends, click here.)

Also, Small Paws Was Featured on a "The Chicken Soup for the Soul Podcast". It's was an interview of how Small Paws Rescue was born, almost 20 years ago! 2018 is our 20th Anniversary Year!

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Please read this personal message from Robin about our online auction and why we are starting late and ending early.

The 2018 Small Paws Rescue
Holiday Online Auction Is Coming!! Donated Items Are Needed Now In Order for Donors to Get Them Mailed To The Winners In Time!

Our Holiday Auction Begins Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 08:00 A.M. EST and ending: Sunday, Dec 2, 2016 08:00 PM EST

Show your support by clicking on the "Donate Items" button to contribute items to our auction.

If you need any assistance with the auction, contact Jody Ferraro at jlaferr@aol.com. She is happy to help you!

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Support SPR by shopping at Amazon with this link! If you are going to shop AMAZON anyway, help the Bichons while you do it!

Dear Robin,
Dear Charity Administrator,

This email is to notify you that Small Paws Rescue Inc. has been issued a $949.31 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between April 1 and June 30, 2018. The donation was deposited to your organization's bank account on or before August 15, 2018. It may take several days for the donation to appear in the account.

Your current charity Small Paws Rescue Inc.
has received $10,934.47 as of August 2018 since Amazon Smiles began!

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Small Paws is signed up and each time you use it, either to search or to go to an online seller, funds are sent to Small Paws for the Bichons! You can buy those shoes at Zappos and those books at Amazon *AND* donate to Small Paws Rescue! Try it out! So far, Small Pawsers have done over 100,000 searches and have shopped to raise $$2,641.38 for Small Paws Rescue!

How to Become a Much Needed Small Paws Rescue Foster Parent!

See how we REALLY feel about our volunteers!

(Always remember. God loves you more than anyone else ever has,
and more than anyone else ever will!)

Prayer Requests and Reports

Kathryn Smith, one of our Team Leaders, is hospitalized in North Carolina with Afib. She is scheduled for an ablation on Monday. Please pray for this dear woman whom I love. Robin

Florida Charity Registration # CH37698

Humphrey Sisco
Dec 26, 1993~ Aug 30, 2006

When I first saw this beautiful picture of Cheri Sisco's "Humphrey", I thought it was truly the epitome of what we do, and why we do it. I wanted to use this black and white picture of Humphrey, taken only days before his death due to congestive heart failure, to let those who may be new to Small Paws, know what we do and why we do it. Without Small Paws, Humphrey would have never known love. He would have died in a kill shelter, sick and alone. Because of Small Paws, and Cheri Sisco, he lived, he loved, and he smiled.

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