Toby is a ‘Special Needs’ furbaby at our shelter who was unfortunately born with a severe heart defect which requires a costly $4,500 HEART SURGERY. He has been evaluated by a Veterinary Cardiologist at Texas A&M and has been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect – Pulmonic Stenosis – in which the pulmonic valves have not developed appropriately (are fused) and are unable to open completely. Without Lifesaving Heart Surgery Toby’s prognosis is grim.
Toby was 6 weeks old when he and his two brothers, Barney & Snoopy, arrived at our no-kill animal shelter. They were itty-bitty and barely weighed 2.5 lbs. We had homes lined-up for each of the three boys when we discovered Toby’s heart murmur. His brothers didn’t inherit his same condition & have since gone-on to their loving families & FUREVER homes. Toby’s adoption was cancelled and he was moved into Foster Care where he's been gaining strength needed for his surgery while in a less-stressful environment. Toby has such an incredibly loving and full heart! He simply loves bringing smiles to those around him, spreading his cheer to everyone he meets. Toby is extremely smart & easily learns whatever is being asked of him. He spends his days with his BFF & foster brother. They are inseparable & always at each other’s side, whether it be playing or cuddling in bed together. Toby is one of the bravest and most courageous lil Jack Russell Rat Terriers you'll ever meet... he has been so brave throughout this whole process & we couldn’t be more proud of him!
We’ve setup this GoFundMe CharityTM Campaign for Toby, to help raise money to off-set the cost of his $4,500 heart surgery. As a nonprofit & no-kill animal shelter we provide ongoing care & support to each furbaby at our shelter until they’re adopted, with no expiration or time-limit on their length of stay. We aren’t financially setup for major & unexpected medical emergencies like Toby’s, so we're asking for your help! Toby is still just a young pup, at only 4 months old, and deserves a fair shot at having a normal life. This Lifesaving Heart Surgery is his ticket to that life!
Please join us in supporting Toby by making a DONATION to his surgery fund & by SHARING his Campaign with your network of friends to help broaden our reach and further our cause. Toby’s Surgery is scheduled for November 10th, 2020, and his Campaign will remain active past his surgery date as we continue to raise money for him. Every donation is a blessing & greatly appreciated. There is no such thing as too small of a donation... for every dollar donated is one dollar more than what we started off with, and one dollar closer to our goal!
From all of us at ‘Adopt-a-Pet of Victoria’, and from Toby – Thank you!