Help Marty Beat Pneumonia

Over the weekend, our sweet 6 month old Great Dane puppy became sick, and rapidly developed a severe and life-threatening case of bacterial pneumonia. In just one days’ time her xrays went from her lungs being fine, to being entirely filled with fluid the next day along with a 105.7 degree fever. Later that night we received a call from her doctor, saying that she wouldn’t make it through the night- but here she is two days later, still fighting this fight. She is still in critical condition, but is fighting her hardest to beat this. This has been an extremely scary and difficult time for Josh and I, but we are keeping our heads up, and not losing hope that we get to bring our Marty home. We are taking things one day at a time, and celebrating every improvement, no matter how small. This is going to be a long, exhausting, and difficult recovery for our puppy Marty, but she is so tough and trying her best. We thought that this last week before our wedding would be spent running around and taking care of last-minute wedding details, but now our only concern is spending every spare second we can with visits to Marty in the ER, giving her as many belly rubs as we can, and making sure that she knows she is loved. Our wedding is in just one week, but the only thing that matters to us right now is that Marty can continue her treatment and survive this brutal sickness.

Any donation would be greatly appreciated to help fund the specialty care that she needs to beat this pneumonia. We want to see this girl get better, and grow to be the 150 lb dog she’s meant to be. We want her make it to our wedding next week, and sit right next to us at the altar when we get married. But most importantly, we just want her to get better and come home.
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Organizer

Melissa Patterson 
Organizer
Baltimore, MD
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