Julia is raising donations to transport Patsy, a senior beagle rescued in Harbin, China, to a safe, warm home in the USA, where she has a very high chance of finding a family.
In China, there are no animal welfare laws. Animals can be horrifically abused with little to no consequence to the abuser. Julia's partnering with a group of passionate volunteers to "clear the shelter" for a nonprofit rescue group in China who is working tirelessly to provide animals in China a safe, warm place and eventually find them homes.
But the truth is, these animals may never find families in China.
Patsy has a shot at finding her furever home, if only she can get to the USA. Will you help Julia raise funds to bring her home?
Your donation will help cover the following:
- Funds needed to fly Patsy into the USA
- Export permits and necessary health inspections for Patsy
- Travel expenses for Julia who will be Patsy's flight volunteer
Where is Patsy?
Patsy is currently in a safehouse located in Guangzhou, China run by the wonderful nonprofit rescue group, Animal Action Guangzhou.
What's Her Story?
Patsy was used as a breeder at a puppymill in northern China. She was constantly forced to have litters of puppies, which were then taken from her and sold. At 8yrs old, when she became no use to the puppymill any longer, she was dumped at a kill shelter in Harbin, China, where she was to be slaughtered for meat or beat to death - one form of euthanasia in China. Animal Action Guangzhou stepped in and had Patsy smuggled out of the shelter in a shopping bag, with a poodle named Maude.
Now, Patsy is recovered and learning what it's like to feel love for the first time. But seniors have next to no chance of finding a home in China.
Please help Julia bring Patsy to the US where a rescue will help find Patsy a furever home.
Where Will She Go in the USA?
Once funds are raised, Julia will personally travel to Guangzhou, China to pick Patsy up and transport her to a rescue located in either New Jersey or California, where Patsy will go with a local animal rescue who will help find her furever family.
Has This Been Done Before?
Yes! This volunteer group has flown to Guangzhou, China in October 2017 and returned with four dogs rescued from a truck headed from a slaughterhouse to the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. We have been working with Animal Action Guangzhou since August 2017.
What About the Dogs in the USA? They Need Homes, Too.
While this is true, there are animal rights laws in place here in the United States. There are thousands of wonderful animal rescues pulling dogs from kill shelters across the country with volunteers and donors working tirelessly to ensure the animals’ safety. We’ve worked with a number of animal rescues, fostering and finding homes for many dogs. Having been horrified by the merciless slaughters and animal cruelty in parts of Asia, we’re stepping up to do more.
What Happens With The Donations?
Your donation will help fund the safe transportation of Patsy from Guangzhou, China into the United States. Exporting the animals from China is a complex process and the most cost-efficient way to move the animals requires flight volunteers to physically fly out of China with only one dog per passport. Your donation will cover the following costs:
- Pet airline transportation fees and travel-related costs
- Required vaccines, health documentation, and export requirements for the dogs
- Travel and Chinese visa expenses for Julia, who will be Patsy's flight volunteer to the USA
In the rare event that we surpass the requested donation amount, all funds will be provided to Animal Action Guangzhou to allow them to continue to care for the animals in their clinics.
If we do not make the required amount for transportation, the raised donations will be provided to Animal Action Guangzhou.
Thank you for taking the time to read this and supporting Julia and Patsy. Please consider sharing this to help Julia reach her goal.
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