Little Bolt, our 3.5 year old Westie came to us on March 1st 2014 as a 12 week old puppy. The ever so sprightly pup, he just wins everybody’s hearts no matter where he goes. He converses with us like he also has a say in the matter. He loves chasing squirrels and thinks he can fly like the birds.
This little fellow has been battling a fever of 105 since 7/21/17. 10 days as of today. Different antibiotics have been tried and we are not seeing much relief. The aspirate test for cancer came negative for a thick lining found in the stomach. We are now evaluating our options for treatment, as pet owners, we cannot get ourselves to put a 3.5 year old dog to sleep.
Putting our pride aside, we are asking for help via gofundme to help us do the following for Bolt –
- Lung Wash ( to pin point the bacteria causing the infection), so appropriate antibiotic can be given
- Biopsy of the thick lining found in the stomach
- And any other treatments that may be required
If the result of the biopsy comes back as cancer, we know the route. But we are unable to believe that a young pup is fighting cancer and want to pursue further investigations.
The testing will start 8/1 for Lung Wash and Biopsy of lung and abdomen
We are reaching out to all our friends and dog lovers to help raise money to help us get the right treatment for Bolt.
The estimated cost for the Lung Wash, Biopsy and treatment, continued hostpital stay, if it is confirmed as Aspiration Pneumonia is around $7000. We have spent about $6000 as of today from 7/21.
Pets live for us. They trust us to take care of them. We are hoping you will help us do right by Bolt.
- Anuradha Velamuri
- Dorota Lato
- Sujata Chakrav
- Mehdi Mohammed
- Vikram Das
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