After having some X-rays done, it was determined that little Tahani did not need surgery as long as the vets could put a splint on her leg, monitor her closely and manage her pain. She undergoes bandage changes and evaluations every week, and she’s been healing very well so far, much to the delight of everyone who knows her.
Tahani, a 12-week-old Pomeranian-husky mix, was born to a breeder and was about to be sold when she somehow broke her leg. The injury was pretty severe, and when the breeder realized they wouldn’t be able to sell the puppy anymore, Tahani was surrendered to the MSPCA’s Boston adoption center.
From the moment she arrived at the shelter, everyone was struck with how gorgeous the little puppy was. A Pomeranian-husky is a fairly rare mix to encounter, and even though Tahani was in so much pain, she just kept staring at all her new friends with her big blue eyes, so grateful to everyone for helping her.
“She was in excellent condition save for the broken leg, which was a clean fracture that was likely very painful at that time, so the shelter veterinary team immediately put her on pain medicine before evaluating whether she needed surgery to help the fracture heal, or whether it would heal on its own in several weeks should she be fitted for a splint,” Rob Halpin, director of public relations for the MSPCA, told The Dodo.
Despite everything she’s been going through, Tahani has remained sweet and playful, and barely seems to notice that she’s wearing a splint in the first place.