One of GreaterGood’s Signature Programs is providing mammograms for women in need. Providing Mammograms For Women In Need offers life-saving healthcare services to women who cannot afford it.
One of those programs is helping save the lives of shelter animals like Dudley, who was found abandoned and stuffed in a box in the dead of winter.
The last employee at the Missouri City, TX, shelter was leaving when she heard a faint whimper and went to investigate. She found a puppy whose collar was so tight that it had to be cut off just so he could breathe.
Jurassic Bark Rescue took Dudley in, and it soon became clear just how much he had endured: Demodex Mange, Bronchial Pneumonia, malnourishment, bacterial infections, Heartworms, and a painful bone deformity that made every step he took incredibly painful.
Despite his condition, Dudley was lovable and cuddly. Just taking a few steps was painful, but he still tried to run and play every day. Jurassic Bark was able to treat Dudley for most of his conditions, but the surgery needed to correct his bone deformity was just out of their reach.
The rescue reached out to GreaterGood, and thanks to the generosity of donors like you we were able to fully fund Dudley’s surgery with our Emergency Animal Care Fund so he can run pain free and be adopted into the loving home he deserves.
Unfortunately, Dudley’s sad story is not uncommon. Shelters and rescues across the country deal with animals who need emergency surgeries, treatments, or other urgent care on a daily basis. With your help, we can ensure that more animals who are suffering receive the treatment they need.
A full 100% of your donations to GreaterGood.org’s Emergency Animal Care Fund are used to save lives like Dudley’s. You can learn more about this life-changing program and many others at the GreaterGood.com click-to-give site.
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Matthew Russell is a West Michigan native and with a background in journalism, data analysis, cartography and design thinking. He likes to learn new things and solve old problems whenever possible, and enjoys bicycling, going to the dog park, spending time with his daughter, and coffee.
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