Brynlee's Brave Battle

My sister Leisa is mom to the sweet , adorable Brynlee.  Brynlee was born Dec.2015 and Leisa and Paul found out when she was 6 months old that she had renal dysplaysia, her kidneys were not fully formed from birth. This was devastating news but hope was given that she might live as long as 10-12 years. Regular vet visits with blood and urine tests over the last 2 years have showed worsening of her symptoms and decreasing life expectancy to 7-9 years. In June 2018 they met with a kidney specialist at the AVC and tests further reduced life expectancy to 3-5 years. The course of the disease has had other effects as well. She is on medication for blood pressure, stomach meds and blood thinners. Just last month the first good news....they thought she had stabilized! Her vomiting had slowed, she was eating and remaining active. Leisa noticed a change in her a couple days ago. She was sleeping a lot and just seemed "off". Leisa was awakened last night to her having a seizure or convulsion. Back to the AVC again today where they told Leisa she has hypocalcemia~ a very serious condition. Her blood and urine tests today were much much worse and was deemed end level renal failure with probably only weeks to live. Brynlee is currently admitted to the hospital undergoing IV treatments to help her calcium levels. If she responds well to the treatments she will get to come home for hopefully another 3-4 weeks. Yes,that was the news that Leisa and Paul got today. Their beautiful , sweet baby Brynlee most likely only has weeks left. They are both beyond DEVESTATED and heartbroken. 
I'm hoping to help raise a bit of money to help alleviate some of the costs associated with Brynlee's care. They are still reeling from the loss of Miz Daisy and Jersey Boy and the costs they incurred with their illnesses. If her treatment works and her calcium stabilizes she'll be released in the morning with a bill of $1[phone redacted]. Complications will increase this. If/when she gets home she will need weekly  fluid treatments and blood calcium tests along with medications.
 Brynlee is the most loving...sweetest...empathetic pup I've ever known. She's a level of special that I can't even express. I've watched Leisa and Paul be the most amazing parents to the pawsee and I see the struggle emotionally and financially that they are both going through  now. Any help would be most gratefully appreciated.
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Organizer

Lynn Dawson 
Organizer
Borden-Carleton, PE
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