2020

This sweet kitty is Nala.  Nala was a rotten girl and ate some string, which got stuck in her intestines.  She had surgery to remove the string, but due to complications

had to be hospitalized for several more days.  The bills started piling up, and her mother had been out of work since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

VET Fund was able to step in and help pay for Nala’s hospitalization, and we expect her to go home to her mama any day now!

 

shepherd puppy Would you just look at this little bundle of joy! This little girl is Ava. Ava was born with a condition where her kneecaps don’t stay in the right place.  By 17 weeks old,

this condition was causing her excessive pain and making it difficult for her to walk.  The surgeons told her owner that she would need expensive surgery to prevent a lifetime

of pain from arthritis.  Thanks to your generous donations and our friends at VVSA, Ava got the surgery that she needed, and will be back on the run in no time flat!

 

tabby catThis sweet little guy is Hemingway!  His owner has had a rotten string of luck!  COVID-19 has severely affected his income, then just last week his dog had to have a $5,000

surgery to repair his ACL!  So when Hemingway started vomiting, his owner started to worry about all of the bills piling up.  When it turned out that Hemingway needed surgery to remove foreign

material from his intestines, the expensive surgery and hospitalization just wasn’t in the cards.  Thanks to VET Fund, CARES, Church Hill Animal Hospital, and Virginia Veterinary Centers!

As a team we got Hemingway the surgery he needed, and how he’s home safe and sound with his family, and recovering right alongside his canine companion.

 

white pit bull What a face!  This sweet little girl is Cardi B.  She loves being as close as she can be to her parents and human siblings.  Sometimes she gets underfoot

a bit too much though!  One of her siblings tripped and fell on her, causing severe head trauma.  Cardi needed to be hospitalized for days, and with COVID-19 preventing

her dad from going back to work, her family just didn’t have the funds.  Thanks to your help Cardi is back home and improving by the day!

 

houndThis handsome man is Jacobi!  He has had a benign growth on his back for several years that never caused him any problems.  Recently, however, it ruptured

and his veterinarian told his mom that it needed to be removed.  Mom didn’t have the funds to pay for the removal on her own, so she reached out to VET Fund.

Thanks to your help and our friends at Locke Taylor, Jacobi is good as new and back to snuggling with mom.

 

Dog and boysSay hello to Remington!  Remington is obviously the best friend of his human siblings, so when he was hit by a car and badly injured, his parents knew

they had to do everything in their power to help him!  Our friends at the Richmond SPCA were able to get Remington in very quickly to diagnose a dislocated hip. Thanks

to their help and your generous donations, Remington’s hip is on the mend and he’s back home with the family that loves him.

 

cat eyesThis beautiful kitty is Hazel!  Hazel was pregnant when she was adopted by her new family.  They were looking forward to welcoming her litter

to the family, but when she went into labor things went terribly wrong.  Hazel needed to be rushed in for an emergency C-section and her family just didn’t have the funds for it.

While her litter didn’t make it, Hazel’s family is incredibly thankful to the VET Fund supporters and Helping Hands for helping Hazel in her time of nee and getting her safely home.

 

This sweet kiddo is Blu!  Blu is the lighpit bull puppyt of his sister’s life, and when he broke his leg she was devastated that their family

couldn’t afford to help him!  Thanks to your donations and our friends at Virginia Veterinary Centers, Blu’s leg is healing beautifully, and he’ll be back

to running around with his sister in no time!

This curious kitty is Dbird.  He has been with his family for a whopping 18 years!  He is diabetic, andtuxedo cat his owners do everything that they can

to make sure that he stays in tip top shape. But when he developed Diabetic Ketoacidosis and required days of hospitalization, his family just couldn’t afford

the expensive bill.  Thanks to your help and our friends at VRCC he is back at home and doing great!

 

This pretty little girl is Myorkie in carinnie!  Minnie is a huge part of her family, and acts as a therapy dog for her autistic human brother.  When Minnie developed

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis, a severe GI disease that often requires urgent care, her family had no way to pay the expensive hospital bill.  Thanks to your help,

Minnie is back home looking after her brother and the rest of her family.

 

hound in carThis sweet face is Duck!  Duck is a very active boy who loves running and playing.  When he was hit by a car and broke his leg, his mom didn’t know where to turn.

After losing her job due to COVID-19, she couldn’t afford the expensive surgery to repair the leg.  Thanks to your generous donations and our friends at Helping Hands,

Duck is pain free and on his way to a full recovery.

 

yellow lab in carThis rotten man is Louie!  Louie has an invisible fence at his house, and when the battery in his collar died he decided to go on a little adventure.

Louie returned with a badly broken leg that required amputation, which his family couldn’t afford.  Thanks to your help and our friends at Locke Taylor

Louie is back home with his family and already trying to run again!

 

This sweet little man is Oreo.  Poor Oreo broke one of his back legs and his family couldn’t afford the expensiblack and white pit bullve surgery to repair it.

Thanks to your support and our friends at Locke Taylor, Oreo is on the mend and back home with the family who loves him!

dog at beach

 

This happy man is Tyler!  Tyler tore his ACL, and his family couldn’t afford the expensive surgery to repair it.

Thanks to your generous donations, Tyler received his ACL repair surgery and can now run and play with his family on the beach again!

 

 

This cutie pie is Beko!  Beko had a large stone in his bladder causing him pain and difficulty urinating. Thanks to your help grey pit bulland our friends at

Helping Hands, Beko’s stone is gone and he is back to a happy and comfortable life with his family.

 

Thimalayan cathis handsome cat is Vinnie!  Poor Vinnie developed a urinary tract obstruction that required emergency surgery.

Thanks to all of our generous donors we were able to get him the surgery he needed and return him safely home to his family.

 

This pretty kitty is Lu-Lu!  Lu-Lu has always been an indoor kitty, so when she ran out the door she had no idea the trouble she was getting herself into.

When she returned home, she had a broken leg. Her dad has severe heart problems himself and couldn’t afford an expensive surgery for Lu-Lu’s leg.  Thanks to your help and our friends

at Locke Taylor, Lu-Lu is back home getting lots of love and cuddles from her best friend, her human sister.

 

This little guy is Chico! Poor Chico had a perineal hernia, where his bladder, prostate, and part of his colon were outside of his abdomen. 

The surgery to repair such a hernia is very tricky and expensive, and his mom just couldn’t afford to do it on her own.  Thanks to our wonderful donors

and our friends at Veterinary Specialists of Hanover, Chico’s hernia is fixed and he’s back to his old self!

 

Meet Mickey Mudpie!  Poor Mickey was rescued from the Goochland County Jail a few months ago, and has always had a bit of a limp.  His limp kept getting worse

and worse, until finally his veterinarian recommended amputating the leg.  Mickey’s brand new owner couldn’t afford the expensive surgery,

but VET Fund was able to help them out.  Mickey is back home and already ready to run!

 

It’s a good thing she’s cute!  This little bundle of energy is Koozie!  Koozie takes her play time seriously, maybe a little too seriously.

While she was running around she managed to run head first into a wall and break her own jaw!  Koozie is her little human sister’s best friend

in the whole world, and her mom would do anything to make sure that the two of them could get back to playing again.

Luckily, VET Fund was able to step in and help get this crazy kid on the road to recovery.

This is Lilly and her great big happy family!  Her family was giving her and their other dog some treats, and it turns out their other dog

doesn’t have the best aim.  The other dog accidentally bit Lilly’s eye so badly that it needed to be removed.  With 4 young kids and other bills, the expensive

surgery was a blow that the family wasn’t prepared for.  VET Fund was able to step in and help Lilly get the surgery that she needed, and she’s back home with the family that loves her.

 

pregnant pitbull

This poor mama is Frunchie.  Frunchie’s family was so excited to welcome her new puppies to the world!

But when the due date came, something was wrong, and Frunchie couldn’t push the puppies out. She needed an emergency c-section

to get them out, which her family just couldn’t afford.  Luckily, VET Fund was able to step in and get Frunchie the care that she needed.

This sweet kid is Elisha!  Elisha was rotten and ate a sock which needed to be removed surgically.

Unfortunately, Elisha’s mom is going through her own battle with cancer and couldn’t afford the expensive procedure.

Thanks to all of your help, Elisha made it through surgery and is back home helping mom through her cancer treatments.

 

This sweet little guy is Yellow!  Yellow was a feral cat until a loving family saw him wandering outside and hurt pretty badly.  The family took

him in and tried everything to get his wounded leg to heal.  Unfortunately, after weeks and weeks of bandage changes and medications, his leg just wasn’t

responding to treatment.  Having just acquired this new friend, the family wasn’t ready for the expense of an amputation.  With VET Fund’s help,

Yellow made it through surgery and back to his new loving home.

persian cat

This cool cat is Beau!  Beau had a rare condition called Peritoneal-Pericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia.  Basically, a bunch of the stuff that was supposed to be

in his belly was hanging out with his heart.  Beau needed surgery to put everything back where it belonged, to the tune of about $6,000.

Thanks to your generous donations and a momma that wouldn’t quit, Beau got his surgery, is recovering well, and is now Facebook famous!

 

This sweet face is Pato!  Pato has been in quite a bit of trouble lately.  His family almost needed our help back in November after Pato ate the foot of a hard plastic toy.

The toy got stuck in his intestines and had to be removed.  Pato had been doing well since then, but recently started vomiting and acting strangely again. As it turns out, when his

body tried to heal from the last surgery, some of the scar tissue ended up cutting off circulation to his spleen. Thanks to your generous donations and our friends at West End Veterinary

Clinic, Pato was able to have surgery to remove his spleen and fix some of his scar tissue.  He is back home with his family and doing well.

This cutie pie is Honey!  Poor Honey developed a severe infection of her uterus that required an emergency spay.

Her dad who is elderly and on disability couldn’t afford the surgery, but thanks to all of our VET Fund supporters, we were able to get her

into surgery and back home with dad.  Here she is at her follow up appointment with her new friends from Helping Hands! Read more about the importance of spaying your dog here

 

This pretty girl is Hazel!  Hazel was rotten and decided to eat some socks!  When they became stuck in her intestines, her

family couldn’t afford the expensive surgery to remove them.  Thanks to your generous donations and some help from our friends at

West End Veterinary Clinic, Hazel is back home with the family who loves her, and hopefully laying off of the socks!