Fill our Medicine Cabinet Gift
This gift can help us restock our clinics with essential medication and relieve working animals like Ma-Gyi from pain and suffering.
Your special gift pack will include:
Certificate holder / card
FREE SPANA centenary fridge magnet
Ma-Gyi, a 37-year-old elephant, helps her owner, or ‘oozie’, pull teak logs through the jungles of Myanmar during logging season. The elephant was suffering with abdominal pains, causing her to visibly bloat and become listless. Her oozie, named Dhu Ra-Oo, was concerned for Ma-Gyi’s health, so he quickly sought SPANA’s help.
Upon examination with a sonogram, the results found a large blockage of undigested food in her intestine. A weakened Ma-Gyi stood calmly as our veterinary team administered painkillers and set to work removing the blockage until it was completely cleared. To help the recovery of her digestive system, over the next week, Ma-Gyi was given vitamin injections, natural laxatives and soft food until she was making regular movements once more. She was also vaccinated against a deadly disease called haemorrhagic septicaemia, to protect her from infection in future.