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Owner: Amy Nicole M.
From Minneapolis, MN
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Dottie's Story:

I got Dottie, my pembroke welsh corgi, earlier this year. Her owners had had her since she was a puppy but decided to rehome her because they worked too much to continue keeping her. Back then she was crated almost 24/7 at home and boarded at a kennel frequently during her owners work trips.


I've never been able to have a dog before because of family allergies but its been a lifelong dream of mine to own a corgi (my favorite dog breed ever!) and I couldn't believe one had just fallen into my lap like that. I knew I couldnt pass this chance up so I aopted her immediatley. To do so I had to move out of my parent's house which made quite a dent in my finances as a college student working a minimum wage job, but I knew Dottie was worth every cent!


Only recently though I found out at a vet visit that Dottie had a cracked upper molar that the vet said would surely get infected if it wasn't already. He referred me to a dental specialist and I booked an appointment immediately, worrying that Dot was in pain, and we got even worse news. Not only was a molar cracked, both upper molars were cracked and a front incisor functionally dead. All were infected and due to how they were cracked, they all needed to be removed. What was more devastating is that the vet said that she had had these cracked and infected teeth probably for months and no one had noticed.


Luckily the vet was able to get her in for surgery the same day. The surgery cost was much much more than I was prepared for but to ensure she had this taken care of right away and was no longer in pain I agreed. We created this 'Chance' in an effort to recoup some of the funds for Dottie's surgery that are desperatley needed for rent and living expenses. Thank you for reading and sharing our story and thank you so much for any donations! 


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