Local Foster Dog Gomez is Raising Money for Front Leg Surgery

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

AARF Facebook Fundraiser:

Gomez is one in a litter of three puppies that AARF pulled from BARCS back in August, after someone left them in a box on a random front porch. Upon intake it was clear that all three puppies were malnourished, with sarcoptic mange, and in need of serious TLC.

Unlike his litter mates, Gomez could not romp and play without showing serious signs of pain in his front legs. After examination by our vet and orthopedic specialists at Skylos, we learned that he has some abnormal growth patterns in his two front legs – both ulnas have stopped growing, while the radius bone continues to grow, which puts a lot of painful pressure on his little elbow joints. Our goal is to correct this with surgery before it worsens (the radius could potentially pop his elbow joint, if it keeps growing), and while he’s young. The prognosis is very good, and puppy Gomez will be able to live a busy, happy, life free of pain!

If each one of our followers donated $1, we would blow through our goal to cover the cost of his corrective surgery – please share and donate to Help Gomez Heal!

Animal Allies Rescue Foundation (AARF) is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the rescue and adoption of abandoned, abused, homeless, and neglected animals. Our alliances with rescue organizations, shelters, animal care professionals, foster homes, and volunteers facilitate our commitment to place these animals into well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. Through education and community involvement, AARF aims to increase public awareness surrounding the issues of animal abuse, the importance of spaying and neutering, and the fallacies of breed discrimination. We strive to create a world where all animals are safe, respected, and loved.

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Gomez is currently living with a foster family in South Baltimore.

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