Please help NADSR pay for TVT/cancer treatment

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Please help NADSR pay for TVT/cancer treatment

Post by cake73 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:04 pm

Hi, everyone!

Fiona was taken into NADSR's care early January 2018 as an owner surrender. We learned while awaiting a spay appointment that Fiona was in fact pregnant. Then it was discovered she had TVT, transmissible venereal tumor of the external genitalia.

Transmissible venereal tumors (TVTs), sticker tumors and infectious sarcoma is a histiocytic tumor of the external genitalia of the dog, and is transmitted from animal to animal during mating. It is one of only three known transmissible cancers in mammals. Surgery alone often leads to recurrence. So Fiona will need to receive chemotherapy which is very effective for TVTs. The prognosis for complete remission with chemotherapy is excellent.

NADSR has since whelped the litter and all pups are pending pre-adoption applicants.
It is now time for us to concentrate on getting Fiona healthy and ready for adoption! Your help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your support!

https://fundrazr.com/11LIc3?ref=sh_5OW9e_ab_5OZHe
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Cheryl in MA, with rescued DS
Kaya, adopted January 2006 (over the bridge, September 2014)
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Minnie, adopted March 2015


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Re: Please help NADSR pay for TVT/cancer treatment

Post by centrop67 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:12 pm

I was really happy to see that she got her funding! :wtg:

Here's a big thank you to any DSF members that contributed!

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Tell us about yourself: I live in Metro-West Boston with my husband and our two rescued Dutch Shepherds, Marley and Minnie. He loves to nap. She loves anything involving activity. Our first rescued DS, Kaya, loved to tug. I volunteer for the North American Dutch Shepherd Rescue and am a member of the NADSR BOD.
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Re: Please help NADSR pay for TVT/cancer treatment

Post by cake73 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:09 pm

We are SO relieved to have been able to meet our fundraising goal!
Our Facebook page has 10,900+ "likes" but 10 people contributed to Fiona's fundraiser.

Fiona has already had her first TVT treatment (it went very well!) and will undergo her second treatment soon, if she has not already. Fingers & paws crossed that she will need only these two treatments. Her foster has been exposing her to basic obedience and some light exercise and reports that this sweet girl is responding great!
Cheryl in MA, with rescued DS
Kaya, adopted January 2006 (over the bridge, September 2014)
Marley, adopted February 2008
Minnie, adopted March 2015


North American Dutch Shepherd Rescue
https://www.facebook.com/NADSR.DSRescue

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