Lacey & Rambo Medical Care

50837290_1598818467684880_r.jpeg50837290_1598818521705548_r.jpegHi to our AWFP supporters + community! We are starting this fundraising campaign because we recently pulled 2 neglected dogs from a rescue in Florida that was full and could not take them in. Rambo (the red pit bull mix) and Lacey (the Catahoula mix) are some of the sweetest dogs that we have the privilege of rescuing, but because of the neglectful situation they came from, they both have pretty severe medical issues that need immediate attention, resources, and monetary support.

We normally pay for all our dogs' medical treatment, food, and foster supplies using the money we collect as adoption fees, but taking 2 dogs with severe medical needs on at once is stretching our reserve funds to the max. We would like to set them up for success by providing them with all the care they need before they are adopted out--but to do that we are asking for your help!!

Rambo is heartworm positive, a life-threatening and very expensive condition when not managed medically quickly, and he also has flea allergy dermatitis. His heartworm treatment alone will cost between $1000-2000.

Lacey is an older gal, so she has a longer list of medical conditions that need to be resolved/gotten under control before she is adoptable. She was diagnosed with severely neglected and advanced KCS (Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or dry eye), bilateral otitis externa (ear infections), dental disease (she actually has broken canine teeth that are very painful and need to be extracted very soon), and flea allergy dermatitis like Rambo.

Our rescue, and these dogs, would be so grateful for any contribution you can make towards their care and getting them healthy before we work to adopt them out to their forever families!


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    • $25 
    • 19 d
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    • $15 
    • 22 d
  • Jennifer K 
    • $10 
    • 23 d
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    • $20 
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Lauren Elms 
Blacksburg, VA
Animal Welfare Foster Program 
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