Jojo needs your help

Jojo is a very special dog to me. I initially found Jojo on Petfinder and her profile was marked urgent since the shelter she was in was severely overcrowded. Her owners had to surrender her because they had 20+ dachshunds and were facing eviction. Jojo came into my life when I needed her most. Her rambunctious and lively spirit has filled my life with joy and deepened my commitment to helping other animals find their forever homes too.

Sadly, this week her lively spirit was shadowed with a ruptured disc - the worst diagnosis for a doxie - nearly leaving her paralyzed. I quickly was able to get her into emergency surgery on Tuesday morning, but unfortunately there were complications. During the surgery her heart began to fail and her blood pressure dropped dangerously. Thankfully they were able to complete the surgery, but now she is in intensive unit care for several days and she will have to see a cardiologist for potential heart damage.

The MSPCA Agnell has the most advanced life-saving technology, but that comes with a 4-digit price tag. Being a single mom with a kid in college, 4 other rescued doxies and a mortgage on my shoulders I am at a loss for how I am going cover these expenses. It is for this reason I am asking for your help.

ANYTHING you can do will help! I am offering haircuts for donations over $50 and cut and colors for donations over $100.

Please help me rescue Jojo one more time!

Here is us at the hospital Tuesday a.m. Poor baby is so scared :(

Sissy, Logan, Daisy and Snickers want to spend many more summers lounging with Jojo.

And Christmases...

Please help Jojo make it home!

Recovering Tuesday night

Thank you for your support!

Desiree, Sissy, Logan, Daisy & Snickers


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Desiree Artu 
Jamaica Plain, MA
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