Copper's Surgery Fund

If you know Tee Dronenburg you know she is a lot of fun, can make anyone laugh, would do anything for her friends and family, and most of all she loves (and is slightly obsessed) with her dog Copper.  Copper is not just her pet, she loves him like he is her own child and treats him the same way.  She just found out Copper has IVDD (Intervertebral disk disease) which is a disc disease that happens to 25% of dachshunds.  Things progressed very quickly and he was unable to really stand on his own.  Unfortunately the only way to fix this is to have surgery.  She is obviously very worried and scared for her Copper Baby but the Neurologist said he has a 90-95% chance of having a full recovery.  Copper will be going into surgery today, 12/14, around 3 or 4pm.  While her main concern is getting Copper healthy I know she also worries that the cost of the surgery is $6,000.   There was no amount she wouldn't have paid to help Copper but I am sending this out just to see if maybe we can make the financial part of this hard situtation a little bit easier for her.  She has no idea I am doing this and would NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS ask for help but I am doing it anyway.  I am hoping to send this out to all her friends and if we can all donate just $10 or something it will really add up.   The other reason I am doing this is because she would be the first to donate to someone else this in same situation.  If you planned on getting Tee a Christmas present and don't know what to get her you can donate here and you would be giving her the gift of Copper's health which is all she really wants.  Please do not share on facebook or any public social media.  I don't want her to find out about it right away and it would be good to keep this to within her group of friends.  Thanks for reading and donating!

  • Mike McMillion 
    • $20 
    • 44 mos
  • Kristie Kay 
    • $30 
    • 44 mos
  • Melissa Waggoner 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Denise Fader 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • Charles Sciabarra 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kristy Shaffer Marley 
Elkridge, MD
Kristina Dronenburg 
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