Why are people so selfish and cruel? Why do you get a pet, break his leg, and then dump him at the PUBLIC shelter instead of taking him to the vet and doing the due diligence?
In any case, BWF got a call from LAAS yesterday about a 9-week old Netherland Dwarf baby with a broken leg. The shelter had no choice but to euthanize it… so as always BWF mobilized and stepped up to the plate!
One of our volunteers pulled “Buttons” from East Valley late afternoon and took him to BWF hub in Silverlake for the initial evaluation and treatment. Another volunteer showed up at 10pm and transported Buttons to yet another volunteer/foster in Anaheim. She then took him to our vet in Irvine this morning for treatment.
The x-rays showed a fairly clean mid tibia/fibula with lots soft tissue swelling, so our vet decided to try to save the leg with splint/cast. If splint/cast fails, the leg will need to be amputated.
We’re happy to say that Buttons is currently undergoing an initial surgery and that splint/cast procedure is being conducted under general anesthesia. Since Buttons is very young, the splint will need to be changed every 2-3 weeks under general anesthesia to accommodate the bone growth.
Will you please consider helping us with:
1) Radiology, Splint, Surgery ($500)
2) Radiology – Recheck Films ($300)
3) Medication ($200).
In case of amputation there will be an additional cost of $1,6 K, but let’s hope the latter won’t be necessary. Either way, if you’re able to donate towards Buttons, please call our vet directly.
DIRECT DONATIONS TO THE VET ARE THE MOST APPRECIATED. If you can help at this time, please call Northwood Animal Hospital at (949) 559-1992 and make a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation towards BWF Medical bill. Unfortunately, they only accept $100+ donations and the deadline is NOW! They are open today, Friday, until 6pm, and tomorrow, Saturday, between 7am and 2pm.
For a lesser amount, you can make an ON-LINE DONATION via PAYPAL at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Please remember, BWF is an ALL-VOLUNTEER, NON-PROFIT 501(c)3 animal welfare organization with 300+ volunteers/fosters working around the clock to save lives of babies and adults alike. Every week we take bunnies from the death row from LAAS and other situations. Our volunteers are funding the care of their own fosters, providing supplies, and often paying for the surgeries and medical bills. BWF has no paid staff, and with our limited resources we are doing our very best to help the little ones. But our VET BILLS are piling up and we need your help TODAY!
Finally, please consider donating monthly even if it’s just a few dollars. http://www.bunnyworldfoundation.org/donate/
Thank you so much!
~BWF Rescue Team
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