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Moose Emergency Surgery Fund!

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As many of you know, Katie has had a lot of major upsets in her life over the last 2 years, and unfortunately, this morning she woke up to find her beloved Saint Bernard, Moose in severe distress.

Moose was rushed into emergency surgery this morning to treat Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV) - otherwise known as "bloat" - which is a life-threatening condition that has to be repaired immediately.

Moose is only 4 years old, but due to his massive size, the bill for his treatment is enormous, and being a full time student, this puts a huge financial strain on Katie.

As you all know, Katie's pets are her life...Moose and Doc have both been by her side throughout all of the hardships she's endured over the last two years, comforting and protecting her without fail, and the thought of losing one of them so young would be utterly devastating.

Any donations for Moose's treatment would be greatly appreciated. If you're uncomfortable with donating to the GoFundMe page directly, you can contact the VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital directly at (412) [phone redacted]; Moose's patient number is 28101 and Katie is listed as the owner under Katherine Johnson.

We will post updates on Moose as soon as we have them.

Thank you so much for all of your help!


  • Richard Telling
    • $50 
    • 6 yrs
  • Daniel Yanez
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 6 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Ryan Backa
Pittsburgh, PA
Katie Ferrari

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