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donkey with joint inflammation during June 2012

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STORY FORM

 

Date

 

June  2012

 

Country

Syria

Location

Refuge name or

mobile clinic location

Damascus's suburbs

 

Photos or video

Photos

 

ANIMAL

Donkey/ horse/ mule/ camel

 

Donkey    

Animal age and name (if has one)

7 years, called Rocky.

Male/ female

 

male

Work of animal (what does it do on a daily basis)

 

Works in transporting

Work hours (how long does it work for every day)

 

Works about 6  hours daily: 3 hours in morning, and 3 hours afternoon .

Working conditions (what is the environment like that it works in)

Rocky gets his rest in the midday,  he feeds the straw and barley.

 

OWNER

Owner’s name

 

 

Family details (e.g. do they have wife/ children?)

 

wife,  6 children.

Area owner lives

 

Suburbs of Damascus

How did owner get animal to SPANA?

 

Through the rounds of the mobile clinic in the area.  

Owner quote- what did they say about SPANA? What did they say about importance of animal?

"thanks SPANA" " my animal is the only means for transporting "

How long has owner worked with animals?

 

For 4 years

 

These are all of the questions for the owner- you can complete the rest of the form without them.

INJURY/ ILLNESS

Injury/ illness

 

Inflammation in the joint

Injury/ illness signs

 

Limping in his front leg  

Injury/ illness cause

 

 

Due to the extra burden in transporting.

 

 

Treatment description

Rocky was examined thoroughly. The hoof was cleaned. The front right leg was examined carefully. It was noticed that the joint had inflammation (arthritis). The donkey was given 3 doses of diclovinac for  3 days. And decrease the hours of working.

Recovery time

 

One week until the complete recovery.

Advice given to animal owner by SPANA staff

 

The owner had been advised to decrease the weight of burden.

 

 

ANY OTHER INFORMATION

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Email story form details and images/ video to: Katie@spana.org.  Or post to SPANA Head Office.

 

By vet ass. Hassan Haddad


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