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£254raised of £3,500 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £254 to help fund a hip replacement for a rescue dog

    Funded on Thursday, 30th August 2018

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    I have just given a home to an oldish collie because i thought i could help her. She was found on the side of the road, paralysed hind limbs, presumably the result of a road traffic accident. The first vet she saw from a large charity said he would put her to sleep. The kind lady that found her didn’t want this to happen so she managed to get her into rescue. The rescue’s vets decided that she had suffered a spinal trauma. Two months later she suddenly started to walk. Having previously had a collie with the same problem i thought i had the expperience to help her. However i was dealt a bombshell when my vet examined her and told me that she had a dislocated hip that was still out and had been for some time. Xrays have confirmed this. Who knows why she was on the road that day, and it is with grateful thanks to the rescue who have looked after her and done their best for her. But she is in pain, she can walk but not far, she gets worried if she thinks one of the other dogs will knock her and yet her tail wags all the time. She just loves people and i really want to do the best for her and not let her down. I can’t insure her because it’s pre-existing and i wasn’t expecting to take on a dog that required surgery. I can’t expect the rescue to pay, they need their funds to carry on their good work. I am hoping that kind dog lovers out there will sympathise with our plight and be in a position to donate to the Tipsy fund. I would be so grateful. My greatest wish would be to see her run and be able to go on walks. Thank you for reading and caring.

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    • Jo Harris6 months ago
      Jo Harris

      Jo Harris

      6 months ago

      Tipsy had her hip surgery on Tuesday and came home today. She had a femoral head excision. The surgeon said that they had scar tissue as soon as they entered the hip. There was scar tissue everywhere and the femur had made it’s own socket wearing away much of the femoral head. In short it was all a lot worse than first thought. The surgery went well but she refused to stand. I’m pleased to say she is standing and walking now and pleased to be home. She has absolutely no muscle on that leg so lots of hydro, physio and massage to be done.

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    • Jo Harris7 months ago
      Jo Harris

      Jo Harris

      7 months ago

      We have now reached a third of the way there. £1000 has been achieved through fundraising and donations. Many thanks to all those who have helped us get to this point.

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    • Jo Harris7 months ago
      Jo Harris

      Jo Harris

      7 months ago

      Thank to everyone who has helped and supported our challenge to raise funds for Tipsy's surgery. We now have a date of June 4th for consultation and 5th for surgery hopefully at Davies veterinary specialists. I have been there many times before and they are brilliant. She is having a femoral head excision, hence the reduced target. An agility training in the ring was held at the weekend and raised £315.84 which was fantastic. With our offline donations and fundraising we now have a total of £825. Please still share, we need your help.

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    18

    • Ali

      Ali

      Jul 29, 2018

      Good luck with the fund raising

      £20.00

    • Donna Armstrong

      Donna Armstrong

      Jun 5, 2018

      Hi Jo. I was attending Caroline’s fund raiser tomorrow but instead now am hiring her equipment instead and donating directly to Tipsy with Caroline’s permission. Get well soon Tipsy. X

      £10.00

    • Sara Jackson

      Sara Jackson

      May 17, 2018

      Bless her . Hope all goes well and she gets her life back. Xx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 15, 2018

      Hope it goes well for you.

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 9, 2018

      £10.00

    • gillian trickett

      gillian trickett

      May 7, 2018

      £12.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 7, 2018

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