Saving Jazzy

Recently we launched a veterinary fund to help defray the costs of extraordinary medical care for pets adopted by veterans in our program. It came in response to various requests we had over the years for just this type of support, as well as our success in raising funds for pets who would suffer or die without costly medical intervention.

At this time we’d like to introduce you to a very special pet with a time-sensitive need: Jazzy.

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Like many pets following a natural disaster, Jazzy was a hurricane refugee. Homeless, afraid and diagnosed with cancer, she was fostered by Dave, US Navy veteran, and his wife Val. They fell in love and adopted the then eight year-old dog, vowing to give her a wonderful life – however long or short that may be. That was more than three years and a few surgeries ago, and Jazzy has thrived in the loving care of Dave and Val.

However, not long ago the family received another setback: their beloved Jazzy was diagnosed with a serious heart condition. While not curable it is treatable, and the duration and quality of her life can be extended for some time.

We spoke directly with Jazzy‘s treating cardiologist to better understand her prognosis, treatment plan and costs, and made a commitment to Dave and Val that we would help with Jazzy‘s medical costs as much as possible. By the time they asked for our help, the family had already spent considerable funds of their own to treat little Jazzy.

Please help us keep our promise to Dave, Val and Jazzy with a donation to our veterinary fund in Jazzy‘s name. Our goal is to raise $3,500 towards her ongoing care:

  • $35 funds 1-2 weeks of medication
  • $50 pays for basic diagnostics
  • $150 funds laboratory blood work
  • $1,000 pays for one overnight hospitalization

Thank you for considering Jazzy’s life, and the well-being of her Navy dad, worthy of your giving.

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