Help Gypsy Beat Cancer

Gypsy has been a member of our family for over 7 years.  Gypsy is full of love and kindness.  As a lab/shepherd mix she often forgets she is not a lap dog. 
At a recent senior check up, her veterinarian discovered a mass in her chest near a lung and her diaphragm.  Other than the mass, Gypsy is in perfect health for her age.  Gypsy is undergoing more testing and surgery is imminent.  Our family is preparing for the loss of Gypsy not because she is terminally ill, but because the cost of her treatment is more than we can afford.  The testing and surgery are estimated to cost nearly $9,000.00. 
Time is of the essence in reaching our fundraising goal.  As I am typing this, Gypsy is awaiting further tests that would allow a surgeon to plan a route for the surgical extract of the mass.
Gypsy is a integral part of our family.  She is always included in our family activities like family movie night, camping, car rides, and trips to the office for the day.  Gypsy loves the outdoors and especially any water she can find to play in.  Our family has all positive memories with Gypsy and pray that we will continue to have more years with her. 
We recently added a new puppy, Ranger, to our family to give Gypsy a new lease on life and teach a younger dog the ways of the world.  Ranger has helped Gypsy to find her inner puppy and become more active and playful.  The two dogs have created a great bond in the last three months.  Not only will our family feel a great void with the loss of Gypsy, but young Ranger will be without his senior mentor.  We ask for any help possible so that Gypsy can remain with us and enjoy her senior years. 

Any excess funds raised will be donated to the Nebraska Humane Society , because they are the organization that introduced Gypsy to our family.


Fundraising team (2)

Jacob Hillwick 
Omaha, NE
Rose Hillwick 
Team member
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