Ms. Dixie and her partner Craig were purchased from a feed store as tiny ducklings to live as pets in a backyard. Unfortunately, a neighbor began to harass the ducks and shoot at them with a bb gun. As a result, Ms. Dixie was injured and had to have one of her toes amputated. When Ms. Dixie and Craig came to the Refuge for safety, it was clear that Ms. Dixie’s injured foot was not in good shape. After multiple surgeries, we decided to amputate her entire foot. She is now doing wonderfully and wears a waterproof boot to help her with stability and balance.