This is EMBER (NC),


Ember is a beautiful German Shepherd who is more than ready to be loved by a forever home. She is being fostered by a rescue and deserves to find her humans. She is very easily managed, LOVES other dogs and has never met a person she doesn’t like. Please open your heart and home for this precious girl.                                                

  • Current age: 1 year old Current weight: 48 pounds
  • Dogs Current Status: Location: Raleigh NC


  • Rescues Name & Location: Nicole (foster with Cause for Paws of NC) / Raleigh, NC
  • Contact info: 919.264.5390 ,



Timeframe needed to find a home: As soon as we can

Medical information (spay/neuter, chipped, other health conditions if any, etc):

  • Not spayed yet – want to get some weight on
  • In good health
  • Has some hip issues that may be due to just being under weight

Where and how did we get this dog:

“Ember was dropped off at a rural shelter and luckily one of the volunteers knows what Mega-E is and knows I had experience and called me.”

Where and how was ME diagnosed:

Animal hospital: VSH Raleigh

X-rays or barium swallow: X-rays and confirmed its congenital Mega-E

Meds currently taken:

  • Omeprazole
  • Metoclopramide


Food brands and consistency (meatballs, milkshake, pureed, etc):

  • Has done well on meatballs but wasn’t gaining enough weight
  • Can be switched changed once she gets some weight on

Fed how many times per day in what position and timeframe:

  • Fed 3 times per day
  • Uses a Bailey Chair
  • Stays upright 15 minutes after eating


Hydration method and consistency (Knox Blox, SubQ, Thick It, etc

Can drink water in a normal position

Items that will go to the new home:

  • Bailey Chair

Exercise preferred (if any) and level (high, moderate, low): Loves to play, not high energy             


  • Hasn’t met a person she doesn’t like
  • Loves other dogs
  • Walks ok on a leash
  • Housebroken
  • Crate trained




Created: December 19, 2018