Santino may have MMM a condition which causes lockjaw

Santino may have MMM a condition which causes lockjaw. Photo: Michelle Bonavita

PRAY FOR: Santino 5yo. Possible masticatory myositis MMM. Lord Jesus we ask that Santino’s test for MMM would be negative and that his symptoms would be temporary and fleeting. If he does test positive we ask that the condition would be at an early stage and completely treatable. Our hearts break for these dogs who have been overbred and linebred; they are the victims of ignorance or greed. We know that You abhor such evil practices for the suffering they cause. Thank You that You are a righteous judge. We ask for complete healing for Santino. Please bless mom Michelle for adopting dogs who have inbred weaknesses. In the Name of Adonai Rapha. God our Healer. Amen. <3 Caren

Michelle Bonavita 7-2-19: Here are my two rescued Dobermans. The male is the black/tan named Santino and the female red is Carmela*. I pray every day for their health, as Dobermans can become riddled with issues due to over breading.  We are currently going to test Santino for MMM (masticatory myositis), as his vet suspects he may have initial indication. Th[is dog] owns a huge part of my heart. Prayers for Pets; masticatory myositis is an auto immune disease that can affect any dog. There are two prevalent symptoms, the inability to open the jaw and fibrosis, muscle loss on top of their heads, around the temples. Santino is still able to open his mouth, but the vet sees muscle loss. We will have blood drawn for the test this week to confirm whether or not he has MMM. Treatments include prednisone (ugh) and acupuncture.

Exodus 15:26 And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes,** I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer.” **If Jesus is our Lord and Savior we need only to believe fully in Him, then we will long to serve Him, He satisfied the law/commandments w/His sacrifice.

*Carmela’s photo can be found under mom Michelle Bonavita’s name on our new Facebook group. Please join us there.

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