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£32raised of £200 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £32 to help to pay for euthanizing our beloved dog Rocco

    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 30th November 2017

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    Rocco our beloved human dog sadly passed away on 07/09/17, he had been diagnosed with meningitis and a brain tumor. Although we managed to clear the meningitis the brain tumor took hold and we had to say goodbye, Rocco was 10 years old.

    We first got Rocco from the RSPCA in July 2008, he was 12 months old. He had such a bad start to life, he was a severe cruelty case who was rescued as a pup but had to spend just short of a year with the RSPCA whilst his previous owners were prosecuted.

    He had part of his ear chopped, part of his tail chopped and a huge scar that ran across his belly. When we first saw him on the website we knew we wanted him, but we didn't meet the criteria listed. We managed to get the RSPCA to let us visit him, and it was love at first sight for all of us. Rocco shown he had manners with a child and Tara our Rotti X we had at the time...we could take him we were over the moon.

    Because he had been in kennels for almost all his life at that point he didn't know what it was like to be inside a house, had never seen a tv, stairs a sofa and most of all a massive garden for him to go and play in. Don't get me wrong he was such hard work for a long time but underwent training and passed with flying colours and also competed in doggy Olympics and won 3 gold medals. He grew into the most gentle loving boy I could ever wish for. A big affectionate bear who loved to sing cuddle and comfort those he loved.

    He has left a gapping hole that will never be filled and it's with a heavy heart and regret that we have had to set up the page. Please be assured that any money left over will be given as a donation to our Vet's Animal Trust Failsworth with our massive thanks to Frank our trusted vet who has been a huge help and support throughout this difficult time.

    Please note Rocco was insured but the insurance doesn't cover the cost for euthanasia.



    • Vicki Gilbert1 year ago
      Vicki Gilbert

      Vicki Gilbert

      1 year ago

      Thank you so much for you heart felt donations so far, we are so very grateful!! x

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    • Anonymous


      Sep 12, 2017

      I Know how it feels, very noble taking on a rescue dog especially one with many issues,


    • Karen Moore

      Karen Moore

      Sep 11, 2017

      You are both amazing looking after Rocco after all his early trauma. You made him into a happy contented dog purely with love.


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      Sep 10, 2017


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      Sep 10, 2017



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    Vicki Gilbert

    Vicki Gilbert

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    Please take time to read our story. Please be aware he was insured but the insurance doesn't cover the cost of this. Many thanks

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