WONDERFUL BREAKING NEWS
Several days before completing this issue of the Courier, we got a
call that a fawn had been hit by a car. The young son got the fawn off
the road, and he, his sister and mother, who was caring for her infant
at the time, drove over here.
The fawn was stretched out to the length of the large carrier, had
blood on his nose and eye, and appeared to be dying. Mary Bell, a
wildlife rehabilitator arranged for him to be taken by the Newburgh
Animal Hospital where Dale Iuzzini works. Dale is an amazing wildlife
When we got him there, the paying patients had to wait while the
little fawn was rushed into the emergency room and put on IV. What a
With great trepidation, I called the following day and was told that
he had stabilized.
Two days later, Dale called. “Don’t tell me,” I said nervously. “He’s
great, his brain swelling is down, his vital signs are normal and he
almost killed us, so we figured it was time to get him to Mary Bell’s!”
she said. He may have some impaired vision, but we’re hoping it will
clear up. Pete Muller said he was so happy to hear the good news that
he’d chip in for a pair of glasses for the fawn!
Thank you to the family, Mary Bell, Dale Iuzzini and the Newburgh
Please encourage your veterinarian to hire a wildlife rehabilitator
and provide help to wildlife. Medical help is so needed.
A little fawn at Mary Bell’s - healing from a broken nose