Paavo's Surgery

On Friday 7th of June, my partner Hiromi and I had to take Paavo to a local vet as he had problems with peeing and was groaning in pain. We were told at the vet after examinations that Paavo had bladder stones which prevented him from peeing and that his bladder was about to burst. He needed an emergency surgery right away or otherwise he would have had to be euthanized (put out of his misery). We took him to the only available private hospital on that day and he was operated. The surgery was succesful and now Paavo is recovering here with us at home. 

However, the medical bills have unfortunately been so high that it is difficult for us to pay them at this moment and he might need even more treatments later. There hasn't been any health insurance for him as the insurance company stopped his insurance after he turned seven years old, our dear Paavo turned 10 years in April. After two weeks we will take him to see the doctor again and we hope that his condition will be much better by then.

We would need the funds for his bills as soon as possible and hope to gather enough money within the next few weeks and months.

Paavo has been with me (Riku) ever since he was a puppy and he truly has changed my life. I don't know where I would be without him and I would be devastated if I lost him so suddenly. His unconditional love has been a great support. He is a gentle and sweet boy, besides being funny. Many people  would agree! 

We will be extremely grateful for all of your support with helping Paavo. We hope to still have more happy years with him.


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Riku Ilvonen 
Vantaa, Finland
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