Another controversial rescue case

Discussion in 'Horse Rescue / Adoption' started by Whoa, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. wpgrider

    wpgrider Senior Member

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    Can you share?
    Care to share? I can't find the page! Thanks !
     
  2. hamerface

    hamerface Senior Member

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    From April 14 of this year
    Caleb Update! He's getting quite festive with Easter coming up this weekend! He has also finally been fitted with his new prosthetic boot! Jon Allen and his team from Alberta Orthotic and Prosthetic Center have been busy designing and finally got to put it to the test. #delaneyvetservices#happycaleb




    Caleb April 14.jpg Caleb April 14 2.jpg Caleb foot.jpg

    I'm not sure when this one is from. Presumably before they surrendered him to Delaneys
    CALEB.jpg
     
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  3. secuono

    secuono Senior Member

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    In better weight, but good gawd they are just ignoring the whole hoof is gone. Can it really be called a prosthetic when there is no foot on that? Whole leg into hip is dropped.

    Those hooves...what is going on? Caked with something, holes up high, ribbed growth and then sanded down or?

    And that swelling up so high....

    Poor guy.
     
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  4. Arem

    Arem Senior Member

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    That poor horse. :( No horse should be made to live like that.

    “Saving” then isn’t always noble. Or right. Sometimes right is giving them a peaceful, merciful end.
     
  5. cschattner

    cschattner Senior Member

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    That leg is all kinds of messed up.
     
  6. ginster

    ginster Senior Member

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    I am amazed he gained weight.
    I wish they would just end his pain.
     
  7. NaeNae

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    Vet clinic just posted another update of him a few days ago! I was going to post the photo but forgot...let me see if I can get it off my phone.
     
  8. NaeNae

    NaeNae Senior Member

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    [​IMG]
    Caption: "Caleb Update! Snow cruising with his prosthetic!" Posted on Tuesday.
     
  9. mooselady

    mooselady Senior Member

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    What an awkward looking picture, that boy has to be hurting somewhere
     
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  10. Arem

    Arem Senior Member

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    Clearly not comfortable on that leg. Not surprisingly.
     
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