Our families are special to us. We celebrate each and every dog cured and sent home with their families for more years of life and love.
Recovery and wellness for canine companions is the goal–take a look at the little ones celebrating both, and how they got there.
*Please note: securing care is contingent on the assessment of circumstances, need, and the ability to meet requirements set forth by both veterinarian and foundation. Plans for securing care may vary. All applicants are required to make a monetary contribution.
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Dirt’s mom suffers from an auto-immune disease. He has been a source of support and her best friend for several years. He began to experience limited mobility and pain every day due to a torn acl when she reached out toTBFMD. Dirt is home now living his best life, right by his mom’s side.
Dirt’s vet team: Pikesville Animal Hospital
TBFMD award: $1000
Coco was rescued from an abandoned home by a loving family. Due to a lifetime of neglect, she was in need of emergency surgery to repair a hyperplasia as a result of not being spayed. Coco sailed through her surgery and is now back to her loving self.
Coco’s vet Team: Emergency Veterinary Clinic- Catonsville
TBFMD award: $1000
Buddy had a partial jaw removal after a successful cancerous tumor removal which required him to see an oral surgery specialist. He’s an easy-going and affable guy and is expected to make a full recovery with no reduction on his quality of life and love of treats.
Buddy’s vet Team: Animal Dental Center
TBFMD award: $543.58
Athena is a one-year-old German Shepherd. The biopsy and ultrasound showed that her salivary glands needed be removed. If left untreated, Athena would have eventually gone into “respiratory distress from an impeded airway.” Her mom, a recent college grad and new to Maryland, used the funds available to her to get a diagnosis and set aside what was left in hopes of getting the surgery for young Athena before she became ill. Athena is doing amazingly well!
Athena’s vet team: Perry Hall Animal Hospital
TBFMD Award: $800
Bonnie is a one-year-old mixed breed recently rescued from an owner no longer able to care for her. She spent most of her time outside and her health was failing. Bonnie needed lots of care, and although her new mom was immediately in love with her, she was also between jobs and having some difficulty finding the means to help Bonnie get medical attention. Heartworm disease and other issues associated with being left outside were the issues standing between Bonnie and health.
Bonnie’s vet team: Erdman Animal Hospital
TBFMD Award: $275
Shorty is a Dachshund mix who was suffering with bladder stones. “It was nice to meet you guys. You are little guardian angels for many pets out there.”
Shorty’s vet team: Caring Hands of Rockville
TBFMD Award: $283.00