Grant $$$ For Pet’s Surgery: Don’t Give Up

by Mary Haight on January 5, 2009

 

If you know where to look, there is free* money for your pets surgery!  Each of the organizations below has their own standards for granting funds.  Copy this and put it in your dog’s or cat’s file.  You will also find information on  non-surgical options if appropriate to your case.  Check your pet insurance policy if you have one–there are needs not covered.

In my other life as a board member at Lake Shore Animal Shelter, I’ve come across many surrendered dogs needing expensive surgery.  Last year, dogs came in with all manner of woes, many of which could have been avoided if treated early.  People simply could not afford to take their dog or  cat to a vet for regular check-ups.  Please pass this on to your friends–every little bit of information helps stem the tide of pets in need of re-homing.

1. Care Credit

2. Good Sam Fund

3. IMOM

4. Labrador Lifeline,

5. The Pet Fund (financial assistance page)

6. UN Animal Nations

7. For Paws Hospice

Check with all these places, and know that new organizations do spring up every now and then with grant $$$ for pets surgery, so don’t give up!

Update: Funds for Vet care Please see new post with updated information and new resources: http://www.dancingdogblog.com/2013/04/pet-health-care-what-to-do-when-you-cant-afford-vet-care/

ALSO – ALL comments asking for money need to be connected to a legitimate fundraising site or a Veterinarian’s animal hospital where funds will be collected to care for the animal in need. Caution against fraud: Never send money to an individual. 

 

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121 comments
YariDiaz
YariDiaz

My dog Baby is 9 years old she has a mammar tumor and surgery cost 1500-1700 but I have no type of money I am 17 I need help for her my parents said they can't pay this. I just want to know if I can take her somewhere cheap for surgery or If I can get help so my parents let me take her to surgery.

DonnaDeJoinville
DonnaDeJoinville

Our 6 month old puppy gracie needs hip surgery. She has Hip dysplasia and needs to have two surgeries to fix it. The cost is 4000.00. This was a cost that we weren't expecting and am reaching out for help to her the surgeries she needs done. She is our first puppy and our kids are in love with her. We have also started a gofundme page for her too.  http://www.gofundme.com/fc0qjc

osiris31628
osiris31628

Hello,  I have a beautiful Egyption Mau, Osiris. He needs surgery, thyroid tumor. He has been to the Vet. Oncology in Waltham, MA.  They only gave him possibly 2 months. I can't afford the surgery, it was $1,000. for more tests and $5,000. for the surgery. Impossible for me as I am disabled. I believe that he has little time left, as he doesn't eat. I have tried everything for him, he has difficulty swallowing because the tumor is on the side of his throat.  Even giving him predsolone which I dissolved in his hydrozine sulfate is now impossible. He's only ten, I can't take much more watching him starting to fade away, He is such an amazing cat, he catches his treats like a dog, thirteen in a row and carried around a wool hat, socks and anything else of mine when I went outside to work. I will miss him terribly.    I have a hard time dealing with the fact that Vet. Oncology would not help, no money, no help. I've had cats all my life, mostly strays and would do all I can to help anyone. Thank you for reading my story.

sunleez
sunleez

This is Penny, my Jackawawa. She is a rescue dog that was brought to NH with her siblings. When I went to pick out the one I wanted, she picked me. I sat on the floor and she kept climbing in my lap. I picked her up on 10/26/12 (my birthday) Last year we noticed her depth perception was off. I took her to a specialist. She has progressive cataracts - she is only 2yrs old. Like most, I do not have the money to have the surgery done. I will take any and all recommendations. Does anyone know if Veterinarian Schools needed live hands on training.

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sagastuj
sagastuj

Hi, I set up a fundraiser for my dog's surgery. His name is Snoopy and at this moment he can barely walk. He tries to stand but falls right back down. He has a peodtruding disc in his back which is now causing neurological effects and I'm afraid he'll end up paralyzed. My parents are planning to put him to sleep if he does not get better since we can't afford the cost of surgery. If any one can or knows someone who can help even in the smallest amount it will be greatly appreciated. This is the link to the fundraiser. Thanks

http://www.gofundme.com/snoopythebeagle

Coco Needs a New Knee
Coco Needs a New Knee

I rescued Coco in 2005, when I was going through chemo due to breast cancer. She saved my life. 4 months ago, I came home from work and Coco didn't run to greet me like she usually did...she couldn’t move. I took her to So Cal Veterinary Specialty Hospital. Found out she had a cancerous tumor the size of a tennis ball on her liver, they did surgery that night. She made a full recovery, but that surgery cost over $5,900.

Last month, I was walking Coco, when suddenly she was unable to walk on her left hind leg. Back to the Vet...found out she had a partially torn cranial cruciate ligament. She'd need to have TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) surgery. The Vet said the mass under her left axillae/armpit, also needed to be removed, by doing so; she'd be able to pull herself up after the TPLO surgery.

Anyone that knows me knows I don’t ask anyone for anything. I don’t have a choice as the estimate for Coco's surgery is $4,800. I don’t have the money for surgery because of her last surgery. She's such a sweetie. I must do everything I can to help her, including humbling myself and asking for any donations that you could give us. Thank you so much! Dr. Vogel at So Cal Veterinary Specialty Hospital will be doing Coco's surgery.  We are also found at:

www.GoFundMe.com/dvdi8c

JoshErdman
JoshErdman

Hi I have a 3 month old lab/border collie she got her leg ran over this weekend we've already paid $2100 to keep her at the vet to be stable. Now they must amputate her leg and we cannot afford it. Any help would be a godsend tomorrow we will find out how much it would be somewhere other then where she is at right now. They want $2500 do the amputation.

bensonmark
bensonmark

hi please please can any one point me in the rite direction. I hve a 10 year old german shepard I also have his mammy, he is called benson I are in desperate need for some funding so he can have a life saving operation , he falls over at 1st the vets thaught he had hip displacher, only now we have found out his a spnal problems he will soon not be able to walk at all I cant live without him he is our family pet, apart from his spinne his heart n everything else is fit and healthy, please can anyone help m than you my email address is junereynolds_@hotmil.com

sbhouser
sbhouser

My kitten, Jack, was born with anal atresia.  This means he does not have an anus.  Instead he has a fistula (opening) between his rectum and his urinary tract.  Bowel movements cause Jack a great deal of pain. Surgery will fix this, but it needs to be done sooner rather than later as it is very unhealthy to have fecal matter in the urinary tract.  Please share Jacks story...


http://www.gofundme.com/surgeryforjackthekitten


If we can raise Jacks funds the surgery will be done at Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware. 302-322-6933. http://www.vscdel.com.



Sgonzalez222
Sgonzalez222

My German Shepherd puppy is in critical need of heart surgery to close an extra valve in her heart. She is too young to leave this world so soon. Even a share if you can't donate would be awesome. Please help us reach our goal, this surgery is very pricy for what we can afford at this moment.

http://www.gofundme.com/helping-a-broken-heart

KathyBZamora
KathyBZamora

I've been helping my friend and her family. Caring for her dog BaBa . They been having hardship. They been renting a room. For her family. While looking to find a place to rent. Their dog has a mass under her. She needs surgery. They have taking her to 3 to 5 vets. And nothing. Won't help Baba. she's bleeding on their floor. We had to tell them to put on her lump. They didn't do a thing. Charged for beening in a room. Heartless. Won't take payments. They have been cleaning her putting medicince on it. and wrapping it. And I been watching  Baba to eat ,drink, use bathroom.  Watching that she doesn't take bandage off. She has been doing that. I have to keep watching her. Hasn't  Thank God Please help us. Thank you for your time. Alum Rock Animal Hospital 2810 Alum Rock Avenue,San Jose,Ca 95127 They need $1,500 which is the cheapest. But, won't take payment's. Help Baba!  She still has lots of energy and love. We don't want to put her down. Will pay you back.(Payments) Honest Family.


lizzie1976
lizzie1976

I live in Springfield Mo. My 6 lb Yorkie Lizzie is almost 9 years old now and she has slept by my side for nearly all but 4 days of her life. We are so close. I'm feeling her pain constantly as I know she is suffering. She is having tooth problems. It's so bad that its coming out of her cheek. I took her to my small country town vet but she didn't have a x-ray machine so she couldn't fix it. All she could do for her is antibiotics and pain pills. Those are about gone now. I need to get Lizzie to a vet that has the proper experiment and get her out of this pain & misery asap. But I don't even have a income at all. I was lucky enough to have a good friend pay for Lizzy's last vet visit. When I first got my best friend, Lizzie I had a good income to provide for her. I hope I can find her the help she desperately needs soon. Thanks for reading.


<3 Good luck to you all too <3


Most likely she needs an x-ray and a tooth extraction. I'm waiting on a local clinic to call me back with an estimate for that now. 

The clinic is: Parkcrest Veterinary Hospital  417-881-5327

                      700 W Republic Road Springfield, Mo 65807

MaryEHaight
MaryEHaight moderator

From 8/21 on, if you are asking for money to help an animal, you will have to solicit via the Veterinarian's office who will be doing the surgery or I will have to delete your comment. This means you must provide the name of the vet, the clinic, the town and state and phone number to the clinic so people can check it against internet information before contributing should they decide to do so. If you are a rescue, you should also leave a link to your website and facebook pages so others can get to know you.

If you are connected to a legitimate fundraising site like Go Fund Me, that is also acceptable.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Latest blog post: Dental Health Azawakh_K9

JennReeves
JennReeves

https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/h6g5/yogi-reeves?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=fb_share_feed&utm_campaign=ui_frshare_publish&og_action=hug&t=3&fb_ref=2555274


please help my italian greyhound 

Yogi my loving Italian greyhound was attacked by a dog near his home by no fault of his own!!!! At this time he is currently in the hospital needing surgery to have his jaw fixed. My eight year old sweet boy has multiple bites and very scared and is being heavy sedated due to his injuries!!!! A orthopedic doctor will be seeing him on Monday with further updates for us but his expected medical cost will be substantial. I am reaching out to friends and family and dog lovers out there for any assistance they may be able to help him with his recovery.

Kimberly carrillo
Kimberly carrillo

My puppy Nina needs surgery because she had something stuck in her small intestine the total of the surgery is $5,000 we have no money for that. She doesn't have that much time left if she don't get the surgery. We love her so much and we want her to live. She is only 4 months old can you please help

http://t.co/CJbOfPD1OW

gloria
gloria

I am caring for my gsons dog Bella and she needs veterinary care we are on social security $1300.00 a month she has a lump the size of a golf ball on one of her tetes she is 11 years old and does not appear in pain still feisy her date of birth is 10/7/2003. We want her to be checked and taken care of we just have no money left at the end of the month. Thank you for any help or advice.-generalgsmith@gmail.com

Nycole
Nycole

Please help save our dogs life, she needs emergency blood transfusions http://Gofundme.com/bsl974 we are struggling financially with this. Any help is truly appreciated

kacevedo0304
kacevedo0304

Hi Everyone, 


I am trying to help raise money for my Labrador's surgery. She has a tore ligament. We are being forced out of our apartment because they no longer accept her. She's only 3 years old and we refuse to put her down. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help us save our dog. click the link below. 



http://www.gofundme.com/bmfpmk

previous link no longer available 

kacevedo0304
kacevedo0304

Hi Everyone, 


I am trying to help raise money for my Labrador's surgery. She has a tore ligament. We are being forced out of our apartment because they no longer accept her. She's only 3 years old and we refuse to put her down. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help us save our dog. click the link below. 


http://www.gofundme.com/8ibpn8

Rambos mom
Rambos mom

I just found out my Chihuahua needs hip and knee surgery and I do not have the money do you know of a vet in Palm Beach County that will take payments ? Help


Alexandra Carr
Alexandra Carr

Hello. My name is Alexandra Carr. I just found out today my 5 year old black cat Emily was shot with a BB gun. I thought her leg was hurt from the wound however the BB broke her leg and dislocated her hip. The vet wants to amputate her leg or pay more and put rods in her leg. I cannot afford either procedure and I don't want to have it amputated unless its a last resort. She's in a lot of pain and needs help. Please someone help. If anyone knows of an organization please email me at Alex_Carr_19942006@yahoo.com.

Mrs Jennifer Anderson
Mrs Jennifer Anderson

Hello everyone, My name is Mrs Jennifer Anderson and i am talking as the happiest person in the whole wild world today and i told my self that any lender that rescue my family from our poor situation, i will tell the name to the whole wild world and i am so happy to say that my family is back for good because i was in need a loan of $ 100,000 USD to start my life all over as i am a single mum with 4 kids and the whole world seemed like it was hanging on me until i met the GOD sent loan lender that changed my life and that of my family, a GOD fearing lender, Mr Richy Walters, he was the saviour GOD sent to rescue my family and at first i thought it was not going to be possible until i received my loan of $ 100,000 USD and i will advise any one who is in genuine need of a loan to contact Mr.Richy Walters via email at. skypebankloanfirm@gmail.com because he is the most understanding and kind hearted lender.

Inirida Forero
Inirida Forero

Help us to help Dante.

Dante is a grey and black Siberian husky. He was born on February 28th 2014.

But unfortunately he was born with a problem in his hips. Which is called In dogs, hip dysplasia, this is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints. It is a genetic (polygenic) trait that is affected by environmental factors. It can be found in many animals and in humans, but is most commonly associated with dogs, and is common in many dog breeds, particularly the larger breeds.

We are in love of our pet but we have not money to face this. He needs some therapies and probably a future surgery. And we have two options one pay for all his treatment or put him to sleep. That's why we are asking you to help Dante. He deserves a better life.

So if you know any association or foundation that can help to pay his treatment please let us know;you can write your comments at the end of this Video clip Or send us any information at this e-mail inirida40@gmail.com. Thank you for your cooperation.

Lily My Schnauzer
Lily My Schnauzer

Lily - My Schnauzer 


My 3 years old female Schnauzer is developing cataracts in both eyes. According to the Veterinary Ophthalmologist, her candidacy for repairing her sight through surgery is narrowing due to the aggressive progression and inflammation caused by the optical lenses cloudiness. Therefore a window for a safe recovery chance is very narrow and requires a prompt intervention. Right now her visibility is very limited, she’s young and very active and her struggles are difficult for me to stand and wait for her to be completely blind; relocate her and/or euthanasia is out of the equation. This breed requires a lot of attention and can’t imagine taking care of a blind Schnauzer.  


The cost is quite expensive ($3,200.00) and too much for my budget. Post operative follow up visits for over the periods of six months is in the range of $400 – $600. 


I’m anxiously looking for a source financial help in order to alleviate such a burden. I’m a retired US Army Veteran and with my monthly pension could not afford such an amount. There is not a payment plan in the Vet’s office and I’m willing to repay in installments.


Lily is currently under medication to slow down the cataract progression and discomfort. 


Please advice.


luistoro20902@gmail.com 

MikeMcConnell
MikeMcConnell

My name is Mike. We have a 4 year old Shiba Inu that some how tore his ACL. The swelling is so bad we can't determine if it's a complete tear. We need to get him fitted with, and purchase, a brace. We're in our 50's  on a fixed income and don't have the funds. Nor will we ever.

Also' if he does need surgery' he'll only suffer the more because we can't afford that. I'm already in it for $500.00 and getting deeper. These costs are coming from our heating and hot water, as well as our groccery money. We can't keep this up very much longer with two kids to feed.

 We love this dog so much!  Rudy is the best dog we've ever owned. He's well behaved. Doesn't dart off and keeps me in shape cause he loved his walks so much. I haven't met many others like him, and he's large for his breed. Loves,loves,loves stuffed toys. Greets you at the door with something in his mouth every time. Coohing like an owl or something.

  He's learned his obedienced behavior from a Lab. we once owned. He never leaves the yard.

  I'm not good with computers. I wanted to give you pictures of him. White and brown color pattern that makes him stand out above the rest. I'm not kidding. A true show stopper.

  I'm better with a phone and text. If you'de like to see him call 215-791-0950

    We need help. How do I raise money or find help with treatment or a brace to help him? ? Please contact me at mmm245@comcast.net or call ?    5/31/14. Thanks for listening.

Ken42
Ken42

Hello. My names Kenneth. L. I'm on ssi and have my best friend Milo who just happens to also be my therapy Dog. I don't know what to do. He has a very large mass that need surgery near his back end by his tail. I don't have the money or resources to help him. He's very loving and been by my side for years. Is there any grants to save my companion. ? Please I can't imagine my life without him. My email is Kennethecho31372@aol.com 5/21/2014

warren in Whittier
warren in Whittier

Hello.  My loving pet is in need of surgery to remove a cancerous tumor growth which we are concerned may become snagged on a branch or other object.  I am on limited income at this time as a senior on full disability; and have vision issues. I've had problems establishing my own health coverage in recent years.   Previously, I had the income to pay for pet-care.    My pet is a great companion for me, and is very people friendly.  She is otherwise very mobile and seemingly in good health, though the cancerous tumor now presents a difficult potential life-threatening problem.  


I am seeking a benefactor, or perhaps a person who can afford to pay partial surgery fee for my wonderful devoted pet.  I can likely afford to make some limited monthly payments.  


I am now trying to locate a vet who offers discounts for surgical fees.  If you may know of one near La Habra hills or San Gabriel Valley, please provide their name, and  email address, and/or their website address.  


Thank you for reading my posting.  

MelodyJustice
MelodyJustice

I just found out that my Boston Terrier, Austin, has a cancerous tumor that needs to be removed. If you donate any amount it will be greatly appreciated. I have his surgery scheduled for 12-10-13 at Carroll County Veterinary Clinic. I will provide vet records upon request. He is the dog in my profile pic and has a facebook page. Thank youhttp://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/austin-s-tumor-fund/112079

laurenlacie
laurenlacie

My name is Lauren and I have a dog emergency. My dog Lacie is a long haired chihuahua, 3 years old, I was wondering if u could help. If I don't get an MRI for her I don't know if I can keep my Chihuahua. She has spine problem -infection or disc problem. Without MRI we don't know exactly but she's on medication. If pills don't work I don't know if she will live or if I have to give her away or give to shelter and they would put her down. An Mri is around $2000 or more...I don't have pet insurance and we can't afford it. I went to Neuro specialist and she said its a problem in the neck and its either infection or disc problem or auto immune. But she needs an MRI to find out what for sure. Can u help me? I love my dog and want to keep her, she is family to me and my life. I have been trying for a week now getting her care and seeing if anyone can help. It started last Friday (11/1) and I took her to vet Saturday and they didn't know what was wrong. Monday I did blood work and they didn't find anything. Wednesday I got in to see the DR at the ER but Thursday they said Lacie's best bet would be to see the Dr at the WVRC, for neuro testing. So after exam they prescribed antibiotics and pain meds, but she really needs the MRI and possibly surgery. I don't want to lose her, I love her with all my heart. My husband and I have a 7 month old baby and another chihuahua that is Lacie's best friend. Thank you for reading my message I am desperate to help my dog and save her. Can you help me ? Lauren

 

laurensaez20@gmail.com

Grandpa and Grandma
Grandpa and Grandma

We have a puppy but she just keeps getting sick. We love this little dog and have spent several hundred dollars on vet care in just two months. She gets better after treatment but then turns for the worse. She may have a problem with her trachea/esophagus as she's a mixed chihuahua breed. We want to keep her but while grandpa says he will pay out what needs to be paid for her care, we are stretched to the limit. Can someone please help? We tried for the Carecredit but didn't qualify. Grandpa got Oreo for the grand daughter against my advice but now that she is part of our family I just want to keep her healthy for our grand daughter and truth be told, she adds joy to our lives also..

Jessica
Jessica

I see so many heart wrenching stories and I feel for every one. We rescued a German Shepard mix when my son was born so we could have a great protector as part of our family. Unknown to us that she would have a number of health issues. We have spent a lot of money on x rays and dr appts and hip surgery already for her. My husband and I have decent jobs at the moment but for quite a while we didn't. We spend every paycheck just trying to catch up with the credit card bills we are swimming in. But when Zena needed her hip surgery we did what we could to help her. Now she is in need of TPLO surgery on her opposite knee, which unfortunately she also has a knee cap that pops out of place and the knee is full of arthritis. If I had the means left on my credit cards to put her surgery I would no questions asked, but we have gotten in about $40,000 in credit card debt. I don't have the room to add another $4000. If someone could please help me in finding a way to get Zena the surgery she needs, not only her, but our whole family would be so grateful. She is a wonderful dog and so young to have so many issues, her 5th birthday is next month. We love her very much and want her to be past all of this pain. Please send any information you may have to ms22835@gmail.com. Thank you

LidiaBejm
LidiaBejm

Hello I have a dog who is american bull dog pit mix. His name is ike. Ike was rescued from hurricane ike and proved to be a survivor. He was brought to illinois and fostered thru a rescue. I was a very lonley person and going through major depression from an abusive relationship. I put ab add on craigslist and mybpryers were answered. I drove an hour to meet ike and it was love at first site. I got on my knees and hr sat in front of mr with eyes of a human soul and as I hugged him he put his head on my shoulder. I paid his adoption of 250 and took him him home. He was 18months.he was my body guard we du d everything together he brought me back to life. One day my x beat me nearly to death and my ike saved me by biting my x 17times until the police got there. I was told one more blow to the head and I would have been dead if it wasn't for my dog l from then on it wasjust me and ike. At the age of four ike developed elbo displasia. Arthritis. He has been on a diet loosing weight vitamins pain killers and anti inflamtorys. I was told he will need surgery but we can try meds n see if it helps. I was spending 200 a month on meds we even did adaquin injections n all that did is help him not limp. I applied for a school loan to pay his surgery hoping he can wait till october. Unfourtently ike was sleeping in bed with me n my soon to be hubby who adores ike and ike rolled over n screamed in pain. He had pulled the same leg that was hurt. We rused him to the emergancy room anddid xraya. They put him on higer pain killer dose n another anti inflamatory. Doc said he needs surgery like yesterday. I cannot afford 3000. With my hibby being the only one worming n me on bed rest pregnant we r struggling but I refuse to put hin down at the age of five after he saved my life his life is worth saving. I will be building him a dontion webpage thru facebook. If you can donate just a few dollars maybe he will not have to suffer in pain and have his life saved just like he felt mine was worth saving please helpy boy who has been thru so much in so little bit I can ve reached at 7089453436 iks surgery will be done at boone animal hospital in willow springs illinois

Beverly Pupa
Beverly Pupa

Belle is a 4 year old playful wonderful mix of Bichon & Shih Tzu.  We rescued her about a year ago from neglect, no obvious signs of abuse.  She was crated for at least 14 hours a day.  She has had a right cataract for quite a while & adapted to it, but now has a very rapidly developing left one & it is changing her personality from playful & adventurous to scared, timid & reclusive.  Surgery is estimated at $3300 plus exams, meds, testing before & after, etc.  How can we get help paying for this?  We barely make it on social security.  We and Belle are mutually devoted to each other & it hurts so much to see her so scared.

Mkuhfahl
Mkuhfahl

Our little Dachshund was injured in a very bizarre accident. My daughter's teenage friend was sleep walking and stepped on him. This was several months ago and since then he has been seen 3 times at different places. We tried steroids and inflammation meds 3 times with kenneling to no avail. We even tried a dog chiropractor just because we couldn't afford the surgery of $4500. We took him for X-rays today, as I needed some actual proof of what we were dealing with so that we could make our next decision. It was confirmed he has ruptured disc and the fragments are pressing on his Spinal Nerves causing him on again off again paralysis. We were told today that surgery is our only option at this point. They did find another place that would do it for $3100 to$3700 but as many other people we are getting by and the surgery is expensive. He basically needed this surgery a few months ago and the longer we wait the less chance he has of recovering. How are we suppose to tell our 16 year old daughter who is studying to be a Vet that we might have to put her dog down. She and this dog have been inseparable since her 9th birthday. He is a part of  our family. Why does it have to be so expensive and does anybody know where we can turn for help?

 

jrscissors
jrscissors

Mia is a 14 week old boxer and need surgery on her elbow if u can donate please contact NEW HORIZON ANIMAL HOSPITAL located at 52635 high ridge rd st.clairsville OH 740-695-8387 MIA RENFORTH IS LISTED UNDER JONATHAN RENFORTH. the surgery is $2,500 and we cant afford it .Ihave put my car up for sale and eveything in my home so if u can help please contact them and they will gladly give you any information needed. THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS

 

jrscissors
jrscissors

my 14 week ols boxer has a broken elbow front right leg and needs a pin please tell ,me how i can get help paying for it email me or call J_renforth@yahoo.com or740-632-3719 please this iss urgent they wrapped her and gave me pain meds but i dont want her to loose her leg she fell off of a 5 foot wall running from the woods it was aweful 

DonnaDeJoinville
DonnaDeJoinville

Also one side of her hip is out already that will be the side they do first. We have been trying to keep her calm so the other side doesn't out too. If both go out then she will be unable to walk. Thanks in advance for any help


sbhouser
sbhouser

As a follow up, Jack had surgery (I took a loan from a relative, which I hated to do, but it was for Jack).  I turns out Jack was a girl.  Sadly she had complications from her surgery and did not survive.  Her surgery was Wednesday, she came home Thursday evening and was right back at the surgery center on Friday where they found that her internal sutures did not hold. My husband, brother, mother, and I went immediately back to the surgical center and got to spend a few minutes with her.  I held her while the vet sedated her and gave her the shot. 


Jack was 9 weeks old, and that was the most heartbreaking experience of my life.  In the weeks that she was a part of my life she was so lively and sweet that it never occurred to me that she would not survive if we just got her the surgery.  My only thought was that I would fail her by not raising the funds.  Jack taught me a lot about life and love in the short time she was with me and I will be forever grateful to have had her in my life.


Best of luck to you all.

sbhouser
sbhouser

@Sgonzalez222 I hope you raise the funds you need.  Your puppy is very cute.  If I could I would donate right now, but I am fundraising for surgery for my kitten.  I will send all positive thoughts your way and wish you the very best of luck! If we raise Jack's funds and have anything leftover I will remember you.

KathyBZamora
KathyBZamora

They only need $500.00 !!! THanks to GOD

MaryEHaight
MaryEHaight moderator

@JennReeves Yes, absolutely, Jenn. We simply need to make certain that no one is mislead. When horrible things happen to precious pets, people don't know where to turn when they can't afford the cost and unfortunately there is an element that will take advantage. Please also note there is a more up to date post linked to in the article above with additional resources.

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@LidiaBejm 

Did you look into Dog Knee Braces. There are Dog Elbow Braces, Dog Knee Braces, all safer alternatives with better success than surgery and cheaper.

YariDiaz
YariDiaz

Thank you so much I will check it out

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  1. [...] the cost of treatment can easily outpace ability to pay. I first posted links to sources for help with vet bills in 2009. Things have changed, money ran out for some, but other organizations have come to the [...]

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