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Awesome Alfie Needs Your Help


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Raising funds for GAP to pay for Alfie's $5000 leg surgery, helping him find his forever home.

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  Auckland

I signed up to foster a lovely greyhound, Alfie during lockdown. He was just about to head to his forever home when he stepped into a rabbit hole and dislocated his hock causing a hairline fracture. He has had surgery and is now recovering with us which is great as he's an awesome dog!

GAP have to fund his vet bill which has so far totalled $5000. They are an incredible charity who bring joy to so many hounds and humans and I want to help them out as this bill is not a budgeted expense and will impact their ability to rehome more dogs.

Katie Rutherfurd's involvement (page creator)

I'm raising funds to cover the cost of my foster dog, Alfie's leg surgery which GAP will have to pay.

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Thank You Hoomans From Alfie   26 June 2020

Posted by: Katie Rutherfurd

Hi there and thank you for donating to Alfie's page.

It's made a huge difference to us as his foster carers and to Greyhounds As Pets who have had to foot the bills. Alfie is still seeing the vet regularly to track his recovery so your donations have truly helped.

The official diagnosis is that he's doing great and the vet says he's walking really well now with only an occasional limp. Alfie can manage a 20 minute walk daily and the vet Leanne will reassess him and make plans for physio at the next appointment on 10th July.

Your support is helping fund Alfie's recovery and therapy so if you'd like to share this update with other greyhound lovers who'd like to support Alfie that would be great!

Huge thanks,

Blair and Katie Ruthurfurd

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Latest donations

Guest Donor
Guest Donor 11 hours ago
All the best!
$20
Rosemary
Rosemary 12 hours ago
$50
Zephyr & Teddy
Zephyr & Teddy 13 hours ago
You can do this Alfie!
$40
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 19 Jul 2020
Wishing Alfie a speedy recovery!
$50
Millie
Millie on 09 Jul 2020
Thank you for doing this for Alfie. Every cent counts towards the goal.
$20

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