Princess the Chi

Painful abscess and rotten teeth require urgent surgery, before the infection spreads.

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About the Campaign

A tooth infection is spreading,

now out around her mouth!

Princess has an abscess, and infection in her gums. Her teeth are bad, and there is a gum infection. It is now swelling out to her cheek and is visible under her eye, as you can see in the photo below:

The doctor has provided temporary treatment, but she needs dental surgery urgently. She’s going to have to have a lot of teeth removed, and get surgery on her gums to clean up the infection, but she will be ok after that.

Princess is an older Chihuahua at 14 years, and the breed has these kinds of dental issues. Fortunately she is otherwise healthy, and is OK for surgery according to the doctor. Her owner, Lucinda got her about 12 years ago from a post on Craigslist. Not for sale, but a lady had rescued her and needed help!

Princess was being abused, her owner would yell at her and mistreat her, and the neighbor saw her put out cigarettes on Princess’s leg! In fact, 12 years later she still has one of the marks and the fur has never grown back! Picture below:

So the neighbor rescued her, but could not keep her and had posted on Craigslist for someone to adopt Princess, which Lucinda did. Lucinda has taken care of Princess for the last 12 years, and taken her to the vet regularly and all of that, but in late 2020 Lucinda got COVID and was one of the people who had continuing symptoms, so called “long-haul” COVID or long-COVID.

She has been on disability and unable to work until just recently, when she has finally made some improvements and started getting back to normal life and work. At this time she just does not have the money to pay for the full surgery, and the doctor says Princess’s dental work cannot wait long!

The abscess has been slowed with medications, but it will get worse. Princess needs surgery soon. All donations are only for her, and only paid to the vet when the surgery is performed. Can you help Princess with a SHARE and a DONATION today?

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  • Susan Lum

    Because toothaches make you feel miserable πŸ€•! We hope you have your surgery soon, Princess. And we hope that your humom feels better soon, too! Love, Leela, Duke & Ella @leelalum

    July 28, 2022 at 6:19 pm Reply

  • Griselda Delarosa

    That precious little face πŸ₯°πŸ˜

    July 29, 2022 at 6:59 am Reply

  • Dave Northrup

    These are amazing people.Get Well Soon.

    July 30, 2022 at 4:01 pm Reply

  • Kathleen Lucas

    My dog has had bad dental issues that I fortunately could pay for. I hope princess to get well soon

    August 1, 2022 at 4:43 pm Reply

  • Dana Haveson

    Feel better Princess!

    August 5, 2022 at 5:16 pm Reply

  • Jennifer Gustafson

    Hope this baby gets better soon

    August 6, 2022 at 4:54 pm Reply

  • William Marcogliese

    No Dog At this Age Should have.To Go Through this

    August 7, 2022 at 9:08 am Reply

  • Christina Chou

    May God heal this little Princess !

    August 9, 2022 at 1:25 am Reply

  • Beverly Rosas

    Poor Princess, here’s to getting you good as new again!

    August 9, 2022 at 7:44 am Reply

  • Kerry Johnson

    In memory of Panchie Ornelas. She loved and cared for many chis in her lifetime πŸ’•

    August 9, 2022 at 7:55 am Reply

  • Virginia Grandy

    I wish I could give more, and I pray that God will heal you from this illness you precious pupπŸ™πŸ½β€οΈ

    August 9, 2022 at 9:01 am Reply


    It’s so sad that such a beautiful animal has to endure such abuse

    August 9, 2022 at 9:07 am Reply

  • Elaine Salas


    August 9, 2022 at 9:16 am Reply

  • Richele Duffy

    I assume she is no longer owned by the abuser?!

    August 9, 2022 at 9:34 am Reply

    • Lucinda

      No she is not! A rescuer saved her from the abuser & I adopted her!

      August 9, 2022 at 10:11 am Reply

  • Beverley Huppert

    Stay strong little Princess, I’m sorry you’ve had such a difficult life, God bless you.

    August 9, 2022 at 10:32 pm Reply

  • Antoinette Martinez

    Praying Princess heals completely & soon

    August 10, 2022 at 8:51 am Reply

  • Virginia Forest

    May Princess be treated with love and care from now on. Feel better, sweet girl.

    August 10, 2022 at 10:54 am Reply

  • ellen cameron

    i hate to see animals suffer and always happy to see them get help

    August 10, 2022 at 12:51 pm Reply

  • Anonymous

    Hello Princess
    Wishing you a very speedy recovery.
    And praying for wonderful health and joyful and happy memories with your Mama.
    Know that we love and appreciate your Mama and you very very much
    Much love from all Your friends in Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
    Holding You and Your Mama in our thoughts, hearts and prayers.

    August 11, 2022 at 4:09 pm Reply

  • Sara Ratekin

    Nice pooch and owner need help

    August 17, 2022 at 7:52 pm Reply