Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!

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Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!
Save Sick, Injured and Abused Homeless Pets!

Project Report | Dec 1, 2017
Reggie, Wayne, Rutley & Bobo: You Helped Them All!

By Emily Fromm | Chief Development Officer

Reggie before his surgery (left) and today
Reggie before his surgery (left) and today

Thank you so much for supporting the Petfinder Foundation's Emergency Medical Fund! Your gift, and the fund, have helped hundreds of homeless pets in need of lifesaving veterinary care. We thought you'd like to meet a few of them.

Reggie
The 1-year-old Australian shepherd was unable to bear any weight on his leg when he was picked up as a stray. An MRI showed that Reggie had a bone fragment in his elbow, and had developed arthritis so severe that the leg would never be pain-free. Our grant enabled Speak St. Louis in Collinsville, IL, to get Reggie's injured leg amputated. He recovered beautifully and he is currently living a happy life with a wonderful family and Aussie sister. Read more about Reggie.

Wayne
Cats Meow Feline Fosters in Morehead, KY, was called to pick up a stray cat living in a trailer park who couldn't use his back legs. X-rays revealed that one leg was dislocated and the other was broken, and the cat needed surgery to pin the bones back together. Our grant allowed the rescue group to get this surgery for the good-natured cat, now named Wayne, and he's since been cleared for unlimited activity. Wayne enjoys running, playing, and even some climbing, and is ready for a forever home! Read Wayne's story.

Rutley
Mr. Rogers, now named Rutley, was dumped in the overnight drop box of a Southern California shelter in horrific condition: The 9-year-old dog had a large, open tumor on his ear that was infected and infested with maggots. Although he was in terrible pain, he still wagged his tail when he was rescued by Camp Cocker Rescue in Sherman Oaks, CA. Our grant allowed the group to get his tumors removed, and Rutley now enjoys going to the beach and chasing balls at his adoring forever home. Read more about Rutley.

Bobo
The Humane Society of McCormick County in South Carolina received a call about a dog found with sticks duct-taped to his front leg. They found a friendly dog, now named Bobo, who was struggling to walk, the skin wearing away on his paw from being dragged on the ground. Shelter vets diagnosed him with brachial plexus avulsion, caused when the limb is pulled so hard that the nerves are yanked out of the spinal cord. Our grant enabled the shelter to get Bobo's leg amputated, and he is now walking (and feeling) much better. This friendly boy is ready to be adopted! Read his story.

It's thanks to your support that these sweet pets are no longer suffering and are looking forward to long lives in loving homes. Please help us continue this lifesaving work, and thank you again from all the pets you've helped!

Wayne with injured hind legs (left) and today
Wayne with injured hind legs (left) and today
Rutley's infected ear (left) and Rutley now
Rutley's infected ear (left) and Rutley now
Bobo soon after surgery (left) and today
Bobo soon after surgery (left) and today

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Petfinder Foundation

Location: Tucson, AZ - USA
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Project Leader:
Emily Fromm
Chief Development Officer
Tucson , AZ United States
$58,015 raised of $75,000 goal
 
864 donations
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