Special Needs: Eva is a Small German Shepherd with a Big Heart
Eva is as bright and full of sunshine as you can imagine. She’s a happy, black and tan 7-8-month-old German Shepherd who has a condition called Megaesophagus (Mega E). But Saving Paws is used to working special needs dogs, and we knew she was too sweet to miss out on a fabulous life.
Mega E is an enlargement of the esophagus, a muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Dogs with Mega E are unable to get food through from the throat to the stomach.
Eva is currently in a foster home with experienced fosters and is being trained to use the Bailey Chair, which is designed to keep the dog upright while eating so that...