My name is River and I'm very sick right now. I've been vomiting daily for the past two weeks and two nights ago, I started passing blood when I go potty... it also has a very unnerving scent of pure metal, like iron. Like rotten blood. I'm trying to be brave so mommy doesn't cry so much but I'm really afraid. 

My mommy called the emergency vet clinic last night and begged them to help me, but because she's disabled, she is unable to afford my treatment costs and they turned us away. They did however, tell my mom that the disease I have is called Parvovirus. It's an almost-always fatal disease that ravages the intestines of the sufferer. 

My sickness is beginning to scare me and I don't wanna die.

I want the chance to live a long and happy life. I want the chance to travel all over the world and make lots of memories with my mommy. 

So I guess I said all that so I could ask you if you would please help save my life.

All I'm asking is for a small donation from a few of my mom's friends. Every cent will go towards my vet costs and my much needed medicines. 
No amount is too small.
5 dollars here, 9 dollars there, and before we know it, the cost of my vet visit will be covered. 

Please... please help me... 

Thank you in advance for your kindness and for donating to help save my life. 

Thank you again, and may God bless you for your beautiful hearts and compassionate souls. 

My mommy wanted to say a few words, here she is. 

Hi, it's Destiny Marie and honestly I'm at a loss for words. 

For the past two weeks and counting, I have watched the sweetest puppy I've ever met slowly deteriorate and grow sicker and sicker. My heart breaks a little more each time she vomits or goes to the bathroom and I'm not sure how much longer my poor River can go on like this. She's been so brave and so strong, but I know she's afraid. 

So I'm asking you, if there's any way you could spare a few dollars to donate towards saving my baby's life, I would be ever grateful. 

Like my sweet girl said, there's no amount that is too small because every little bit will add up and soon, we will be on our way to get her the help that she so desperately needs. 

Thank you so much for looking at us through the eyes of empathy and for every donation given. 
I can't tell you how much it means to me, because the human language has no words that accurately express the depth of my gratitude. 

May God himself shine his favor upon you and bless you, all the days of your lives.  

Thank you again, 
                 -Dez Marie & River 


  • Kevin Kirkpatrick 
    • $10 
    • 29 d


Destiny Straight 
Shreveport, LA
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