Friend for life - Assistant dog

My 2 year old son Julian has a disability. He has spent most of his life in and around hospitals due to immunodeficiency and a congenital heart defect - he had open heart surgery last year and has had several operations this year with the possibility of more within 2018. We have been given an amazing opportunity for Julian to be matched with an assistant dog through a charity called 'dogs for kids with disabilities' An assistant dog will be able to help Julian through his everyday struggles, aniexties , hospital stays, medical test and constant appointments by being there for him. He will be able to calm and relax in difficult times through his love for dogs and feel safe through companionship. We are needing to raise $25,000 to go to 'dogs for kids with disabilities' to help raise and train Julian's future best friend and other dogs just like him.
Thank you so much for your time Courtney
*The beautiful dog in the photo with Julian is Clifford a wonderful dog in training with 'dogs for kids with disabilities' - this is not Julian's assistant dog - we are waiting to be matched to our dog*

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Courtney Purcell 
Dennington VIC
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