In February, my husband Zach and I decided it was time to add a furry member to our family. After many weeks of searching, we met Sadie at a local Pet Supermarket, through the rescue Destiny for Dogs. Sadie was rescued off the streets, where she came in contact with forms of bacteria, viruses, and illnesses. Unknown to us, Sadie spent a majority of her life struggling to breathe, on and off over 20 antibiotics, and forced to go through procedure after procedure.
In May, we were woken suddenly to Sadie again, struggling to breathe, but we knew this time it was life threatening. After spending 2 days in an emergency ICU, we took her home with no answers. Over the past 6 months, we have met with specialists, tried additional antibiotics and medications, only for Sadie to continue to decline. After an additional emergency visit last week, we met Dr. Armstrong who proposed a different medical path for Sadie, one that no other specialist has tried. We completed once again, an expensive procedure, a CAT scan with IV contrast. FINALLY, we believe we have a plan to move forward. But we have a problem, combined between Destiny for Dogs and our personal expenses; we have spent over $10,000 on Sadie. Sadie needs to have a sample taken from the infected part of her lungs and wash out the infected area in her nasal cavity. These two procedures are going to cost approximately $3,000.
Sadie has a special place in our hearts and is a treasured member of our family, but we have poured everything we can into her.
Please consider donating to her causes, every little bit counts. Help us save Sadie and give her a life she has never known, a life free from infection, illness, and doctors’ visits. Time is critical; she needs this procedure as soon as possible.