As many of you know, we lost a beautiful soul this week. Willow, a 6 year old Australian Shepherd, was taken to an emergency hospital by her loving parents, Brad and Lisa Waggoner, where she stayed for six days. Her mom and dad were able to visit often, but like most special care facilities, the emergency hospital was not near their home. In Willow's memory, a few close friends in the network of trainers her mom and dad are a part of are working to set up Willow's NamaStay. The goal of Willow's NamaStay will be to create an organization that provides a network of like-minded friends that will open their homes to pet parents when their pets must be hospitalized far from home. For some, the comfort of being in a home with a friendly face of someone who shares their love for animals can make a difficult time just a little bit better. For others, it may be just the savings they need to make a better care decision for their pet.
We have set up the Go Fund Me to help offset the costs associated with setting up the organization: website, network, and other expenses involved in the creation. We also need some expertise to assist with certain start up needs, so please reach out if you have expertise in any areas such as legal, admin, creativity, and more. All funds leftover after setting up the foundation will be kept within the organization for use within the foundation.
We will update often so you can see all that is going on behind the scenes.