My sweet Border Collie has been struggling with a horrible disease called Degenerative Myelopathy. DM is a neurological condition which is slowly paralyzing him. He has lost most of the use of his back legs and can only get around now for very short walks with our help and the aid of a special harness. It has been absolutely heartbreaking to watch my once spunky, happy pup slowly slipping away. His heart still wants to do all the things he once could, but his body can’t and this has now started to cause him a lot of anxiety. There is no cure for this condition, however thankfully it is not painful and so we want to give him the best possible life for as long as we can. We are hoping to raise money to get him a mobility cart, physical therapy and to try a promising naturopathic treatment protocol specially geared towards dogs suffering from DM. All of these things are very expensive and not covered by pet insurance. This is really our last hope for our sweet Cigar as without these things his quality of life is quickly becoming very poor. I love him so much and the thought of saying goodbye to him before his time breaks my heart. I have grown up with him over the last 16 years. He was a gift from my Dad who I just recently lost to brain cancer, which only makes him that much more precious to me. We would be so grateful for any donations and for giving us hope again. Thank you!!
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