When Laura, a tiny Dachshund Chihuahua mix, first arrived at Toronto Animal Services rescued from a puppy mill, she couldn't stop blinking and wincing because her eyes were causing her extreme distress. The staff thought she might've been suffering from a genetic defect which caused one eye to be smaller than the other and there was talk of removing the eye.
Laura was brought to the vet and prescribed a bunch of drops for eye infections to see how she would do on them. They sent her to a foster home for a few weeks. When Laura came back into Toronto Animal Services South on Monday, she was no longer frantically blinking and squinting. She was a wide-eyed, happy, though still shy, little squirt.
So, it seems because her previous cheap ass breeder/abuser was too miserly to buy some eye drops, Laura had to suffer with her painful eye infection for who knows how long and if she hadn't been rescued and transported to Toronto, she most likely would have gone blind in the worst possible way. For greedy puppy millers and profiteering backyard breeders, money will always be more important than compassion.
The best way to check on the adoption status of this dog (and other dogs and cats and other small domestic animals) is to visit Toronto Animal Services adoption website or call 416 338 6668 for the Toronto Animal Services South shelter. If the dog is no longer on the TAS adoption website, it's probably because it's been adopted already.