Help Dino get heart surgery

Dino has a severe case of Subaortic Stenosis and has been battling with the effects on his heart for the past 4 1/2 years. In a nutshell, his condition means that his aortic valve (the valve that lets blood leave the heart) is smaller than normal, so when he gets really excited his heart pumps fast and the valve doesn't allow enough blood to get to his brain, so he gets faint, passes out, and can be fatal. I have had to give him CPR/mouth-to-mouth twice in his life now due to his condition, and I don't want to have to do it again. He suffers from episodes of getting too excited about 2-3 times a week if we're lucky. Dino means the world the me and I have reached out to the University of Florida who specializes in cutting balloon valvuloplasty, which will open up the aortic valve in his heart to allow more blood to pass to his brain.


Everyone who meets Dino absolutely falls in love with him, and I want to give him the best life possible, that's why i'm raising money to help him get his surgery.


If there is any additional money raised, all of it will go towards the local Humane Society.


Thank you and God Bless.
Brooke Bruggemann


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Organizer

Brooke Bruggemann 
Organizer
Charleston, SC
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