Rico

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Rico has a jaw infection so bad that his jaw has begun to sag, his tongue cannot remain in his mouth, and his teeth are falling out.

How did this horrific situation begin? Because Rico never received any dental care and one or more of his teeth rotted while still in his mouth. This gross neglect resulted in an infection that not only threatens his jaw, but his life as a nasty infection rages through his little body!

Now Rico struggles with blinding pain, which can only be managed by strong medicine. To free him completely of this agony he needs your help to get the surgery to remove all his teeth and to help cover the powerful medicine that will save his life.

Rico needs you now.

ID#: 436103

*Goal includes: surgery, medication, annual vaccinations, regular health check, and daily care for Rico until he’s ready for adoption. If his medical costs and cost of care is less than is raised in his name, additional funds will provide care for other animals.
 

Animal Cost of Care (minus medical emergencies)

Item / Activity Cost
 
Initial Medical Exam C$46
 
Food, shelter and daily care C$315
 
*Cat - Additional Costs (due to longer stays) C$250
 
Vaccinations C$14
 
Spay/Neuter and ID Tattoo C$125
 
Total: C$750

User Comments

Shane T.
1 month, 3 weeks ago

From Christine and Shane

Deb M.
2 months, 1 week ago

With love from the Fluffians.

Diane M.
2 months, 1 week ago

Good luck little one. Diane M

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Goal Met!

Complete

Raised: C$1,751 by 2-Aug-17

Campaign Duration: 20 days

Update!

Chelsea Taylor, branch manager at the Vernon and District BC SPCA shares, “He had his surgery on July 20 and has been recovering well. All of his teeth had to be extracted, so he has none left and will be on soft food for the rest of his life. His jaw is already improving with the infected teeth removed, and he is on a course of antibiotics and pain medication from the vet. He is such a little love and wants to be on your lap all the time - he hates when the staff actually have to put him down to do work!. He's made lots of friends here and goes to the vet for his post-surgery recheck this week!”

Donors

D.H.
Canada
donated: C$200
Shane T.
Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
donated: C$200
Maureen S.
Ladysmith, BC, Canada
donated: C$200
Janice B.
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
donated: C$150
Wendy N.
Prince George, BC, Canada
donated: C$150
Eleanor W.
Burnaby, BC, Canada
donated: C$116
Jing L.
New Westminster , BC, Canada
donated: C$100
Edward K.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
donated: C$100
D.H.
Canada
donated: C$100
Renee W.
Summerland, BC, Canada
donated: C$75
Leah S.
Victoria, BC, Canada
donated: C$50
Ron M.
Armstromg, BC, Canada
donated: C$50
Shara M.
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
donated: C$40
Sue R.
Victoria, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
susan P.
Kelowna, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
Deb M.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
Diane M.
Burnaby, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
Lisa W.
Vernon, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
Sheila K.
Vernon, BC, Canada
donated: C$25
Catherine Anne M.
Campbell River, BC, Canada
donated: C$20
Raea D.
New Westminster, BC, Canada
donated: C$20
Jordanna K.
Vancouver , BC, Canada
donated: C$20
saei R.
Burnaby, BC, Canada
donated: C$10

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