“This didn’t just happen overnight,” Ysuhuaylas said. “This takes months to happen, especially with a severe case like this.”
Ysuhuaylas drove Alexa to a vet in Dallas, where she’s been getting around-the-clock treatment for her mange. Even so, Ysuhuaylas wasn’t sure if Alexa would make it.
“Most dogs die when they get [mange] that severe,” Ysuhuaylas said.