Help Treat Elmer's Bullet Wound!

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Raised by 84 people in 57 months
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Help us help Elmer! This super sweet and affectionate boy was a stray roaming the streets of Philly when he became the victim of a gun shot. He was shot in his hind left leg and he is currently at ACCT Philly where his wounds were treated to an extent but due to limited resources and funding, could only be treated enough to hold him over for the time being. He will need further medical care/possible surgery to ensure his wound heals properly and to prevent infection. We are currently working on getting him into foster care so he can get the necessary medical attention and so he can have a comfortable place to heal. His time is limited at a kill shelter so we are doing everything we can to make it possible for him to have a chance at a happy and healthy life. He is a wonderful dog with a sweet personality and will make a great pet but we need you help so it can all be possible. All donations will go toward getting this boy the medical care he needs!
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I would like to sincerely thank everyone who donated to help out Elmer. The support we received is humbling to say the least. They say it takes a village in the rescue world and truer words were never spoken! Because of your generosity, Elmer is on the road to recovery and will get his second chance at a good life, as every dog deserves. So from all of the volunteers at ACCT (many of who also donated), the rescue who pulled him and his foster mom we would like to give you one very big THANK YOU!!!! Here is our boy, leg in cast but warm and toasty in his new sweater courtesy of his wonderful foster mom who is taking such great care of this special boy!
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UPDATE on Elmer's medical status: Recovery costs are more than $1000. He has a fracture caused by the bullet AND the bullet is still in his leg. He needs surgery and bolts in his leg ASAP. PLEASE continue to share this.
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Good news!! Elmer will be neutered tonight and will be going into fostercare tomorrow!! We are going to keep his chip-in going until we get a firm idea of what kind of costs may be involved with getting this boy all better! Stay tuned for more updates!
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Cherie Eifler
57 months ago

I am SOOOOO happy for this boy, and he has a GREAT foster mom, too!! Happy happy joy joy. Elmer is going to be a great boy for someone!!

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$2,160 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 84 people in 57 months
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$10
Lisa Witherspoon
57 months ago

I hope you are feeling better soon ELmer.

JW
$20
Jenifer Worthy
57 months ago

Get well soon sweet baby!

JG
$20
John Giuffrida
57 months ago

Every dog deserves love and compassion.

SG
$50
Susan Guenzel
57 months ago

Hope this helps a little toward his recovery and any rehab. Hugs to all who've helped this sweet boy

LC
$20
Lisa Carbutt
57 months ago

For this sweet baby

EJ
$50
Eugene Rychlak Jr
57 months ago

Get well soon Elmer from the Revolution Powerlifting Family

KB
$5
Kavin Burkhalter
57 months ago

Get this baby better!

Cherie Eifler
57 months ago

I am SOOOOO happy for this boy, and he has a GREAT foster mom, too!! Happy happy joy joy. Elmer is going to be a great boy for someone!!

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