Joni Jones

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Cuba, NY, 14727

Facts About Me

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Color: Black

Age: young
Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)

Sex: f
Pet ID: 25947675

Facts About Me





My Story

Thank you Dr. Dudzik!

This transport was sponsored by Dr. Dudzik in loving memory of his first rescue, from Joyful Rescues, Nora.  Nora Jones-Dudzik was just a little thing, but had a huge heart full of love.  Before being welcomed into the Dudzik family she spent 6 years in a puppy mill as a breeder.  These lives were saved by this courageous, resilient, little girl, as her legacy. 

Joni was born about April 17,  2018 and will likely top out in the 40’ish lb. range.  This little girl is just adorable and is as sweet as any pup can be!  She is wonderful with the other dogs.  Joni is extremely social, happy, funny, just delightful!   Joni is also good with cats and kids.  She is house trained, good on leash, and fine in the car.  She came to us with an unexplained limp on a rear leg and muscle loss.  Xrays have revealed that she was likely hit by a car or something heavy fell on her at some point in the past.  The accident broke her pelvis, but that has healed to a satisfactory point.  The problem is her femoral head and it has been badly fractured and is now infused and the surrounding area is angry and there are random pieces of bone that must be removed to reduce pain.  Then the major surgery she requires is FHO surgery where the femoral head is removed completely and the surrounding muscles and scar tissue take over to cause the leg to function almost normally.   This surgery has been extremely successful and it will allow Joni to live a pain free life.  UPDATE:  Joni had her surgery with Dr. Nachbar on July 2nd and it was on the difficult side as all the bone fragments had to be removed and there was lots of scare tissue.  The two bones were smoothed and he interpose a muscle layer around the ends.  She is free to do what she wants now, but it will take 3-4 months to develop the false joint by the muscle formation, but this girl is tough and was using the leg, somewhat, with all those sharp bone pieces in it so we know she is going to do amazing and feel it will be hard to tell that she doesn’t have a hip joint and best of all – no more pain!   She is doing really well and using it gently most of the time.  Joni’s surgery was $1,800.00 and the Toepfer family made a generous $500.00 donation to help her.  This is what they had to say:  Dear Joye,

   Sadie,Girl, Miss Peaches, the sprit of our dear Dallas agree with Jeannie, 

Kathy and me that the 500.dollar check I’m sending you should go toward the
surgical expenses of Joni jones. Please do that in honor of our doggies from you.
   Having had replacement surgery on both my hips I particularly appreciate Joni’s 
problem. I hope you soon raise all the funding or her surgery; that she has excellent 
outcome from the procedure and a long, healthy, and happy doggie life.
Connie Toepfer
The Adoption Fee for this dog is $425.00
Adoptions fees vary based on adoptability. In general our fees include spay/neuter, all age appropriate vaccines, Home Again micro-chipping & registration, worming & flea control – a ‘complete’ pet. We accept CASH or Visa/Mastercard ONLY. 
Joyful Rescues has no funding except for our adoption fees and miscellaneous donations. Pet care and vet bills are expensive – you must be ready to take on this financial (as well as emotional) responsibility.


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Shelter Info

Shelter Name: Joyful Rescues, Inc.

City: Cuba
State: NY

Postal Code: 14727
Country: US

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