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Ingrid, a six-year-old Pit Bull Terrier from Long Island, is close to running out of her supply of little blue libido pills, which are currently keeping her life-threatening heart condition stable. After being diagnosed with a heart condition a Vet told the shelter that Viagra, which was originally created to treat hypertension, could help blood flow to Ingrid's heart. It worked, and now the shelter is looking for more donations.

Ingrid initially got her supply when the Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center in Huntington held a Viagra drive on her behalf, convincing men across the country to donate some of their precious pills to save Ingrid's life. One woman even sent in her husband's pills, believing he was using them to have an affair! Ingrid, nicknamed "The Love Bug!" was diagnosed with the heart condition and with heartworm when the shelter found her about two years ago. She had been neglected by her owners, and used as a "bait" dog in dog fights.

The shelter is hoping to get a new supply from kind donors. Spokeswoman Jodi Record told WNBC, "If every man in America that has Viagra sends one pill to Ingrid that will be keeping her alive for several years." Since her medication is not covered by most animal insurance, pills can end up costing $10 a piece for the shelter. However, she is currently up for adoption, and whoever takes her home will receive a lifetime supply of the pills—for Ingrid!

 

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