Make Falkor's Story NeverEnding

In the summer of 2013, Ryan was deployed again and Isaac (our 4 year old son) was struggling with the separation. We discussed it at length and decided that because we move so much and we say so many goodbyes it was time to add a dog to our family again. We wanted Isaac to have someone that was always there for him.

Falkor was born on June 26th, 2013. When he was 7 weeks old Isaac and I added him to our family. Isaac took one look at him and named him Falkor after the luck dragon in The NeverEnding Story. (I was button busting proud of my, then, three year old's choice, by the way!)

Falkor is Isaac's very best friend and constant companion and I simply can not imagine our family without him in it.

We just discovered that Falkor has a birth defect.   Basically he was born without the hip socket and so his bones are rubbing together mercilessly and he's in sever pain.  This makes it necessary, if he is to have a quality of life that does not include sever pain, that he has a complete hip replacement. 

Unfortunately, as a never settled, one income, military family, that has lived in 2 countries and 3 different states in the past three years, this procedure is simply beyond our reach. 

We need your help!


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Courtney 'Jones' Laube 
Colorado Springs, CO
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