Kodiak's Surgical Expenses

David and I have been married for 11 years this Saturday, and though we have tried to have children of our own, we have been unable to do so. So, our dogs are our children and our lives. We have been blessed with four beautiful, sweet, loyal, and loving American Pit Bull Terriers named Sookie, Kraken, Khaleesi, and Kodiak.
Unfortunately, our beautiful sweet fur baby Kodiak has been extremely sick for a couple of weeks now after eating part of a memory foam neck pillow. She became super sick and lethargic a few days after eating the pillow and almost needed surgery to remove the memory foam. She has been recovering since then with plenty of ups and downs, hospital stays, IV's, fluids, and tons of medications to help her get better. We were sent to see a specialist today because she wasn't improving like she should have been. They preformed some X-rays and an abdominal ultrasound which showed that her bowels were enlarged, possibly leaking from a perferation, and she had a partial bowel obstruction. This diagnosis isn't going to get any better without surgical intervention so our baby girl is undergoing surgery as we speak.
We are not the kind of people who ask for help or a handout, but her treatments so far have cost us around $3600 and this surgery will be around another $2000 if not more depending on what they find when they open her up. So it is with extremely heavy hearts, we ask for your kindness, prayers, donations, and good vibes to help us pay for her surgery and to help her heal quickly and properly. We just want sweet Kodiak to get back to her spunky, loving, and adorable self again so any donations you could possibly make even if it's a dollar would really help us and her out tremendously. Thank you everyone who has been praying for her and me, because during all this I've been very sick as well and diagnosed with gastroparesis.
If there are any donations left over after paying for Kodi's medical bills we are donating that amount to Operation Education a local animal rescue that does amazing things for animals here in Rutherford County. Thank you everyone, every little bit will help. Love you all and Kodi sends lots of licks and cuddles everyone's way. Please share this with all your fellow animal lovers, friends and family.
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Mary Ann Kelch 
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Murfreesboro, TN
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