Banjo Needs Urgent Surgery

Banjo needs urgent surgery.
On December 11th, Banjo was playing in the backyard when he suddenly began yelping in pain. We ran outside and discovered that he was unable to walk. We rushed him to the vet where our sweet boy was diagnosed with a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL.) As if that wasn't bad enough, during his exam, it was discovered that Banjo also has serious hip dysplasia. He is only two years old. The recommended course of action is to immediately repair his CCL and then move on to his hips once he has healed from the first surgery. We were told that if we are not able to do this, that Banjo's pain would eventually become so bad that we would have to do the unthinkable. 

I'm a disabled veteran on a fixed income and my son is autistic. Banjo is not a trained service animal, but he is 100% a support dog for the two of us. He takes care of us just as much as we take care of him. He is a beloved part of our family. We can't imagine a life without him and we can't bear to see him in such pain. Please help us help our best boy. 

We need help. This year has been difficult for us, as it has been for many, and we spent everything we had just getting Banjo to the vet for his emergency visit. We do not have the money to pay for his surgeries. The CCL repair alone is $3,000. Please consider donating anything that you can spare. Every penny will be an absolute blessing. And please share this campaign with your friends and family. Help Banjo get his Christmas miracle. 53372886_1608250248925794_r.jpeg53372886_1608250278249600_r.jpeg53372886_1608250303262684_r.jpeg


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Kristina Yelverton Richardson 
Savannah, TN
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