Houston, We Have A Problem. Medical Emergency. Another Hit By Car Bichon Needs Emergency Surgery Today. Most Urgent.


Monday Morning 6:10 A.M. 

Quote of the Day: No time for a gem. We have an urgent medical emergency.

We were contacted by the Harris County shelter in Houston, Texas, about a Bichon who was seen being hit by a car, and was brought into the shelter. (The shelter workers believe it may have been the owner who couldn’t afford medical treatment, that brought him in.)
As you can see, he is not feeling one bit good.
Since he has no neurological deficits, surgery should restore him back to health, as it did for little Elf and Linus.
Elf is acting like nothing ever happened, after being thrown out of a moving car, and Linus is getting ready to begin physical therapy. He too, is doing so very well.
Both of them are expected to make full recoveries!
If we can raise these funds, Dutch will too,
X-rays show that he has a broken leg, and his hip came out of it’s socket.
They tried to put him under anesthesia and manually try to get it into place, but they couldn’t get it back in the socket.
He also may have a chipped vertebrae which is lower in his back. All of this is very painful and they are keeping him sedated until they can do surgery, today, if we can raise the funds. They are calling around ten to get out answer.
The surgery is going to be around $4,000.00. Then we get a 20% rescue discount off of these charges.
So, in order to save this little guy, we need to raise $5,000.00. They want a deposit of $3000.00 NOW.
We need help.
Dutch managed to make his way to our door. That in itself is a miracle.
“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, he walks into mine. Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.”
I believe that we are supposed to save him or he wouldn’t be in our arms.
I am here and will issue all matching donation challenges. But this is urgent and we are in a hurry. 

All My Love, Robin

See Vet Bills Paid by Small Paws Rescue for the first 28 days of January, 2020, coming to $27,805.15 which is an average of $993.04 per day.

See Vet Bills Paid by Small Paws Rescue for the first 18 days of February, 2020, coming to $8,259.03 which is an average of $458.84 per day.

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Welcome to the Small Paws®  Rescue Online Newsletter, especially to those of you who may have seen us over the years on our guest appearances on Fox and Friends in New York City, or on Animal Planet on “Dogs 101.”, or you may have read about us in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness, 101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion and Joy . You also may have seen us on “Inside Edition” with Deborah Norville! (To see backstage photos of one of our trips to NYC and Fox & Friends, click here.)

Also, Small Paws Was Featured on a “The Chicken Soup for the Soul Podcast”. It’s was an interview of how Small Paws Rescue was born, almost 21 years ago! 2019 was our 21st Anniversary! We are so happy to have you join us! Robin


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