Polly came to us a year and a half ago through a fantastic rescue operation - Save our Scruff.
She came to Canada from Saudi Arabia and we lovingly took her awkward ways into our home. She flourished with us and our other rescue dog Coco.
She's grown in so many ways, and has truly come out of her shell. We couldn't imagine a more perfect pet in our lives. She plays with the kids, is friendly with strangers and loves to cuddle. She's come so far from the extremely timid and cautious dog that we adopted.
This past weekend Polly began suffering from cluster seizures. She had countless smaller seizures over the span of 15 hours and at least one major event as we took her to the animal hospital.
We were holding out hopes that this was an easily diagnosed issue for her, and that she could be treated however unfortunately after spending the weekend in the hospital all her testing and blood work has come back negative for anything that could be causing these.
The Vets have suggested that we do further imaging in the form of an MRI, and while we would love to be able to do so - we cannot afford the costing associated with this, nor the potential surgeries that would be required afterwards.
To date we have spent roughly $1600.00 on her trip to the hospital and will spend as much as we are able, but without further assistance we fear that we won't get her the treatment she requires.
We are reaching out to those that understand the hardships in these moments with animals in their lives, to donate what they can and help us with the costs we are about to incur.
We are not ready to give up on Polly, and she deserves the chance to come back from this as she is only 3 and a half years old.
Thank you in advance for reading our story.
Jessica & John
Polly & Coco
- Alanna Svendsen
- Jorge Linares
- Anoud Al Saud
- Khadra Alattawi
- Maria Del alamo