Help Heal Abrazos Broken Heart

49087062_1593059915386582_r.jpegAbrazos and I were out playing fetch today, and he collapsed and fell over.  He's currently at the U of MN emergency hospital.  He's got congestive heart failure, and the left chamber of is heart is really enlarged.  He's got some type of arrhythmia going on, but his heart is beating too fast for them to get the tests they need.  He's on an IV now and they're gradually upping the medicine in hopes his heart slows down, and they can figure out what's wrong with his heart.  He's stable right now, but still at risk.  

UPDATE:  They got his heart rate under control, but then it wasn't pumping well enough and he went into heart failure.  Luckily he responded well to the medicine, and he's out of heart failure, and can come home today (6/25).  Still not certain what his future prognosis will be, but for now he's ok, and I'm okay with that. He's got about 4 different meds he'll be on, a follow up in 2 weeks, and another echo in about a month to see if his heart is healing. There's a chance he has permanent damage, and it may mean reduced life expectancy. There's also a chance that he heals, and has a normal healthy life. We'll just have to wait for now.

The grand total so far is about $4.5k and probably looking at more bills in the next month. If you can help in any way possible we are so incredibly grateful.I'm asking for your help to cover these already mounting costs.  All money donated will go towards his medical expenses, and any remaining amounts will be donated to the Animal Humane Society.  

I know times are hard for a lot of people, so if you can't help, I understand, and ask that you just share this.  Oh, and send us lots, and lots of love and all the positive juju.  He is my heart, my life, and my all and I'm kind of a hot mess without him.
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Angela LaCombe 
Organizer
St. Paul, MN
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