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Saving Bella

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Raised by 14 people in 10 months
33107074_1537395377690106_r.jpegBella is a rescue dog. She was rescued by an organization headquartered in Seattle after being thrown out of a moving truck in Taiwan. She was flown to the U.S. and adopted by our family. She has been our loving and loyal dog for the last 8 years.

During the month of August our neighbors filed a complaint against Bella, had us served with a citation to appear in court, making accusations of breaking a city ordinance against barking dogs. My husband started taking Bella to work with him shortly after this happened. 

Unfortunately while she was with my husband at the shop, a customer left the door open. Bella ran out of the door and down the road. My family ran after her; even going as far as screaming, yelling, waving and jumping in and out of the path of on coming traffic to warn drivers and to persuade them to slow down or go around Bella.

However one vehicle did not feel the inclination to slow down for someone else's family pet. He hit her with his van. My family was into much distress to get his license plate or any information; regardless he just took off without hesitation for the animal he hit and the family he has just now affected. 

My husband scooped her up out of traffic, ran down the road with her in his arms & took her to the nearest emergency animal hospital. The staff there was absolutely amazing to her and did a wonderful job at stabilizing her after the trauma and Bella having gone into shock. They treated her wounds as best as they could and bandaged her up but informed us she would be needing surgery.

After paying over $700 for the emergency room and follow up; we were informed surgery will cost us much more than we had imagined or anticipated. 

Thank you for taking the time to read about Bella's story. We are grateful for all the prayers and for keeping our little family in mind.

Anything at all would help us save her leg.

*UPDATE*

Unfortunately her leg was far worse then we all had anticipated. It was contaminated with debris from being ran over, as well as missing pieces from her joint. It became a bigger problem beyond just a simple break. Her joint was pretty much destroyed. Her leg was causing her a lot of pain. The leg overall became too high of a risk to keep. It would have caused her more issues. We didn't want to risk her overall health and well-being. We did not want to put her through even more, and more, then she had already endured. Bella's leg had to be amputated in order to keep her healthy, happy, and alive. We are now focusing on her road to recovering and healing.

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My cousin (who is a dental hygienist) is doing something awesome! If you purchase this toothbrush ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARD 2 campaigns for pets, ONE OF WHICH IS BELLA’S! By using her code half of it will go to the Saving Bella campaign & the other half goes to Holly’s Recovery & you get an AWESOME new Toothbrush! Please share!:
“Help your oral health and help rescue pets at the same time!

Between now and October 15, all proceeds from BURST brushes bought with my code will go to Holly’s Recovery and my cousin's dog, Saving Bella!

Code: BC3ZBN

There's 2 buying options: 1. For $39.99 you will get the sonic brush and charger. Every 3 months you are billed $6 for your replacement head. 2. A gift option (holidays are coming) For $57.99 you receive the brush and charger and a gift card for your recipient to set up their brush head subscription. They will get a years worth (3 more) included.

It's an awesome brush! Myself, friends and family are loving it! A sonic brush without the sonic price! Get some coconut whitening strips while you're at it!

Great smiles and happy pets! I will include our GoFund me pages in the comments. If you don't need a brush, share this for people who do!

www.Burstoralcare.com
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We are leaving the campaign open due to the medical expenses & follow ups, as well as to continue giving updates. Everything & anything helps. Even a dollar or two really adds up. Thank you for the prayers & for sharing. Thank you especially to those few who have done whatever they could to help support our family through this time. You know who you are. It means so much to our family.
Healing
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It’s going to take some getting use to. Now we focus on healing.
Reunited after over night stay & surgery
Road to recovery after being hit
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Bella’s leg has been amputated.

She has made it through surgery. Her leg was too much of a risk to the rest of her body & well being. Fixing it like we had first planned would not have benefited her & held too high of risks & further complications. We didn’t want to risk her health, her well being, or losing her over all. We didn’t want to continue to put her through even more than she’s already been through the last 2 days.
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