Hospice Care

Billy: age 14 years

Osteosarcoma, leg amputation ... it has been 4 years and to date Billy is surviving well!




CCR has a number of Special Needs animals, animals requiring ongoing, often lifelong, medications and/or specialized diets. NOTE: A few of these less disabled are adoptable and are  on our Adoptable Dogs page.

A number of CCR dogs are in Hospice Care; very elderly animals or animals with terminal diseases. These Hospice Animals are generally on multiple medications for pain and or to make their conditions comfortable.

LadyBug - (right) female Chihuahua age 12 plus - 
sight impaired, no teeth, arthritis and neurological issues         





Missy - (above) female Chihuahua X Pomeranian age 6 yo Valley Fever, Fluconazole and allergy medications

Muppet - female Terrier mix - 7+ years - chronic and recurring Valley Fever - Itrakonazole and allergy medications

Harry - 6+ year old male Chi X Pomeranian - Valley Fever - Fluconazole and allergy medications

Ethan - male Chihuahua age 12+- cataracts and ACL, collapsed trachea - Glucosamine, theophylline, seasonal allergy meds

Bobby - male Chihuahua X Min Pin age 10+ - SEVERE skin allergies, special poultry and grain free diet, cannot wear collars or harnesses - allergy med, theophylline

Bodhi - male White Shepherd - age 14 - arthritis and general old age issues

Buddy Rich - male Black and white Jack Russell Terrier mix - 2 years old- front leg amputated due to long neglected complex break

Opal - female lab X pit age 9 years old - semi-feral Navaho dog, fearful, hides - MUST STAY WITH SON Jasper

Jasper - male lab X (Opal's son) age 7 - hip dysplaysia starting from medications to save his life as a pup - inability to digest proteins - Glucosamine and allergy meds, prescription diet, monthly Vit B injection

Franny - female Pitbull Terrier age 7 - hearing impaired (Sponsor: F. Smiderly)

Princess - female Chihuahua age 11 - no teeth, seasonal allergy meds

Yazzi - female Golden Retriever X Aussie ? age 7+ - blind and tremors (caused by early Distemper or blow to head) - potential seizure disorder.

Adi - 2.5 year old female Cattle dog - rear leg amputated due to neglected break

Feo - 12+ year old male Chihuahua - no teerth, missing bottom jaw entirely - special diet and allergy meds

Little Red Fox aka Barkie - 10+ -  Elderly chihuahua mix, no teeth, blind due  to inoperable cataracts. Daily eye drops and follow-up medical care to prevent glaucoma.

Bella - age 8 - 10 years Chihuahua - Dual inguinal (abdominal) hernias. Has had two surgeries but needs speciaized care to keep from needing further surgeries.

Henry the Second - 2.5 y ears old - young "lethal white" ie double Merle Cattle dog. Blind. 

                Red                                                                                       Henry                                                                                             Bella

Cochise Canine Rescue is located in Southern Arizona. We adopt throughout the state of AZ.

Special Needs


Won't you consider Sponsoring a Special Needs or Hospice Care Dog?

Call 520-212-1718 to arrange for Sponsorship of one of these WONDERFUL dogs!

Can't Sponsor? We understand....

PLEASE just make a small donation to the care of Cochise Canine's Dogs TODAY!