“[The owners] were told by the person who sold them the puppy that she had her vaccinations, but [they] didn’t ask for the paperwork showing proof,” Baer, an independent dog and cat rescuer, told The Dodo. “They trusted when they shouldn’t have and had no clue as to what could happen.”
When a recent outbreak of parvovirus swept across the island of Ambergris Caye, where San Pedro is located, Majesty was one of the many dogs who was affected. She got sick — really sick. The vet team worked tirelessly to try and save her life, but they weren’t sure if they could.