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I have a five months old dog. yesterday night she vomits twice and now she doesn't eat at all. she has no energy and her stomach was growling. what should i do ?
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My goodness! Your puppy needs to see her vet! Right now! This could definitely be life threatening.

Now I am going to make a big leap of faith. If I am wrong, please forgive what follows and be on your way to the vet with her.

I am concerned that, because that was not the first thing you thought of, and did, you are going to say that you cannot afford to take her to a vet. If so, I have a very hard thing to say. Along with some potential help.

Even if someone gave her to you for free, no dog is free, but quite expensive. When my vet told me I needed to get a service dog, he sat me down and began to make a list of expenses. Good quality food. Bed, toys, collar, leash, etc. Regular monthly flea & tick medicine, all year long where I live in the south of America. Pet health insurance until she turns 7, when most will no longer insure a dog, then a regular large amount of money set aside for vet care, more each year as she gets older and more things go wrong. Since my service dog would be a big dog, the costs would be higher. Back in 1990, that total was $2,000 a year.

Many people cannot afford the dog(s) they own. That's not fair to the dog at all.

Now, for your puppy, there may be some help on this list here. But before the list, she needs help.  Get her to a doctor now. Find someone who, after seeing you have this list, will know you are making an effort.
1. Set up a crowdfunding page. YouCaring.com has a specific area for raising funds of animals, and, better yet, YouCaring does not charge for their site; others do. If you use some other site, don't worry; you don't have to pay them; they just take a cut of what your donors give.

2. Call your local SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals; they often have help or know who does.

3. Start seeking help from the appropriate people on this list, and I am praying for you and your puppy:

#1 – IMOM (In Memory of Magic) www.mom.org

This all-volunteer 501(c)(3) charity helps people cover vet bills when they just can’t do it themselves. They also help with spay/neuter and have a staff on hand to answer questions or get you the resources you need for any issues with your pet.


#2 – YouCaring.com


#3 – RedRover

RedRover.org has grants for people who need financial support. This can be for an animal you rescued, or your own pet. They also have a program that helps with disaster relief, criminal seizures and hoarding cases.


Read more at http://iheartdogs.com/cant-pay-for-your-pets-needed-care-these-12-programs-can-help/#B4cBhTq92cQgzZaK.99

#4 – Harley’s Hope Foundation

This nonprofit’s mission is to ensure low income pet parents and their companion or service animals remain together when issues arise. Some of the services they offer include: Pet Assistance Fund, Service Animal Aid Fund, Senior Services Project and Medical. More can be found on their website.

#7 – Brown Dog Foundation

After going through the experience of not being able to care for dog with cancer, Carol Smock (along with six others), started Brown Dog Foundation to help others avoid the situation Smock found herself in back in 2006. It’s a public charity “that provides funding to families who find themselves in similar situations – a sick pet that would likely respond to treatment, but due to an unforseen circumstance, there is not enough money immediately available to make it happen.”

#8- Disease Specific

Another router is to look for groups that help with specific diseases. For example, Canine Cancer Awareness, The Magic Bullet Fund, Helping Harley Fund, and Muffin Diabetes Fund. (H/T: Chewiesays.com)


#9 – The Pet Fund thepetfund.org

The Pet Fund provides financial assistance to owners whose pets need veterinary care. In addition to their own programs, they have a lot of resources on their site, including links to many area and/or group specific programs that may fit your needs.


#10 – Banfield Charitable Trust

The Banfield Pet Hospital has its own programs for owners that can’t afford their pet’s care. Of course they cover emergency surgeries, but they also cover routine, preventative care.


#11 – Meals on Wheels

Many people do not realize that Meals on Wheels also helps people feed their pets. Sponsored by Banfield Pet Hostpital, the Meals on Wheels Pet Program was created to make sure seniors were able to provide food for their pets.


#12 – The Onyx & Breezy Foundation onyxandbreezy.org

Another privately run nonprofit started in memory of the founder’s dogs, this foundation has a host of programs including helping people with medical bills. They also donate to many other programs, including cancer research, and they are a good resource for information if you need help finding a grant that fits your situation.

Also:

The Big Hearts Fund

Cats in Crisis

Diabetic Cats in Need fdmb-cin.blogspot,com

The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund dccfund.org

Frankie’s Friends frankiesfriens.com

Handicapped Pets Foundation hpets.org

Labrador Life Line

The Mosby Foundation themosbyfoundation.org

Paws 4 a Cure

The Pet Fund thepetfund.com

Pets-DC

Shakespeare Animal Fund



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GREAT RESPONSE--Aunt Jane.....
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