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Beloved Family Dog Needs Surgery Or Faces Euthanasia

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$4,483 of $8,600 goal

Given by 52 generous donors in around 5 months

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Taz is a much loved family puppy. She desperately needs knee reconstruction surgery worth $8,600 or our only other option is euthanasia

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  Waikato

Taz is a 1 year old puppy who can barely walk. Due to deformities in her knees (Cranial Cruciate Ligaments) Tazs ligament in her left knee is completely torn due to a major lack of cartilage supporting her joints, (her right leg is also about to go) when it does she will most likely not be able to walk at all.

Because of this, is in constant pain and can’t enjoy a playful life a puppy should. She’s still a puppy and already her quality of life is painfully compromised by her faulty knees .

My daughter and I love her more than words despite her disabilities, which we were unaware of when we adopted her. it makes me so sad every day to see her in pain and struggle to walk.

After many vet visits, X-rays , diet change, joint supplements and pain meds- vets have come to two conclusions: Have full knee reconstruction surgery to completely restore her knees and quality of life. Or put her down.

But Being a “minimum wage earning” family- where we go from here hurts my heart. We were quoted at least $8,600 just for the surgery which is completely beyond us to afford.

I am so scared for our Taz, she can’t keep living with this pain! It would break our hearts to have to put her down. Taz and I have an unbreakable bond and she has so much love to give- we don’t want to loose her!

So please.... we ask with all our hearts to please please help us out and “give a little” to help save the life of our loving, goofy, beloved fur baby and get her the surgery she desperately needs

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Funds will be used to pay for Taz's much needed knee reconstruction surgery. Any extra will be put towards her after surgery care e.g. hydrotherapy for rehabilitation, dietary changes, and follow up appointments to ensure a successful recovery.

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  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 04 Jul 2019

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  • Y

    Y on 04 Jul 2019

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    all the luck for the surgery xx

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  • Private Donor

    Private Donor on 01 Jul 2019

    $750

    I hope this helps. My heart is with you.

    $750

  • Tarin

    Tarin on 08 Jun 2019

    $20

    Taz is so beautiful. I hope all goes well and she gets the help she needs. Poor girl. Wish I could donate more. I hope this helps. Thoughts are with Taz and your family. ❤

    $20

  • Sophia C

    Sophia C on 08 Jun 2019

    $20

    I wish I could help more

    $20


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This page was created on 13 May 2019 and closes on 13 Nov 2019.
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