Needs Help to Keep Service Dog!

As many of you know over the past four months I have been fostering a beautiful Yellow Lab Service Dog named Murphy. Although this was originally just a foster situation, after our first meeting I had a feeling that he was here to stay! We bonded quite quickly (I mean how can you resist that face!) and after a couple months became a great team!

I am sure that many of you remember my last service dog, Charlie very fondly. He helped me get through those icky High School years, and then continued on with me to College. Not only did he help me with my physical limitations, but he gave me the confidence to be more independent and live on my own while at school. Now that I am entering a new phase of my life where I will soon hopefully be living on my own and driving, having a service dog will be a vital part of my independence. While Murphy could in no way replace Charlie, I think he is ready to try and fill his shoes, as big as they may be! (Murphy has big paws too!!)

In order for me to be able to keep Murphy, I need your help to raise $4,500 (the cost of a service dog)! Any additional funds raised would go to things like food or vet costs for Murphy and would be greatly appreciated as I have been struggling to find full time employment. Thank you so much for all of your help!

Here is a list of some of the things Murphy can help me with!

~ Opening Doors (with ropes tied to them)
~ Pushing Automatic Door Opener Buttons
~ Pushing Elevator Buttons
~ Picking up Objects that I Drop
~ Retrieving Objects I Cannot Reach
~ Taking off Socks / Shoes / Jackets
~ Dialing 911 (with a special phone)
~ Getting help in an Emergency

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He Loves Giving Kisses with that Freakishly long tounge of his!

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Some Snuggles!

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Look at that face!!


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Carissa Decelles 
Tolland, CT
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