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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Vanilla – A Very Painful Loss

Vanilla

It’s been a tough week for us here at the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Heigl Hound of Hope Vanilla. Rescuing animals is not easy. If love were all it takes to heal a dog, you can bet none of our rescues would ever die. Vanilla was a very special dog and she will be greatly missed.


Monday, July 18, 2016

Update: Vanilla Needs Surgery To Stop Tumors Spreading

Update: Vanilla Needs Surgery To Stop Tumors Spreading

Vanilla was rescued from a high-skill shelter in desperate need of medical care. Emaciated from a chronic illness which prevented her jaw from opening and with tumors on her abdomen, she was clinging to life. 7 weeks later she has gained 10lbs, but for all the progress made, unfortunately her tumors have gotten worse and require surgery. However, Vanilla is a dog simply not willing to give up!


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Vanilla’s Battle

Vanilla's Battle

Meet our newest Heigl Hound of Hope, Vanilla! Vanilla is a 6 year old female pit bull mix that we just pulled from the Lancaster Shelter in Los Angeles county. The Heigl Foundation has never shied away from extreme cases, So, when our co-founder Nancy Heigl saw Vanilla’s desperate plight, she did not hesitate to offer help.


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