So when one doggie dad faced veterinary bills totaling just shy of $24,000, he claimed he was willing to go to remarkable measures to keep his baby girl alive.
Jaxon is the father of a two-year-old Weimaraner named Rambo. For reasons that are still unknown, Rambo went into hypovolemic shock, which means her heart was unable to pump blood to the remainder of her body. Not just that, but she also developed gastroenteritis, or a tummy flu.
” She began vomiting throughout the night over 30 times and by Saturday morning we were in the emergency veterinarians,” said Rambo’s dad.
As you might have expected, this created her health to decrease quickly, and they weren’t certain how long she ‘d need to remain in emergency care. On top of hypovolemic shock and tummy trouble, fluids started dripping right into her lungs, and she developed pneumonia. One of her lungs also collapsed.
Going to the emergency veterinarian under 24/7 observation is essentially what conserved her life but it cost approximately ₤ 1000 ($ 1200 USD) per day to be in their treatment. Rambo’s insurance would cover her up to ₤ 6500 ($ 7,800), but her bill was already around ₤ 11,500 ($ 13,800) after only a single week in their care.
So Jaxon created a GoFundMe web page to attempt to increase funds for Rambo’s lifesaving care. He also said that he wanted to ‘sell his house.’
“If the most awful happens and Rambo requires major surgery, the cost of this as well as the aftercare is something I require to be able to provide my little baby lady,” said Jaxon.
Her father came to be so worried that he began sleeping in his car that he parked near the veterinarian, so that he would not be too far from his precious baby girl. But not only did more than 600 people donate, with the total raised currently surpassing ₤ 10,000 ($12,000), Rambo responded to less intrusive therapies, and they were able to avoid surgery altogether.
“My baby is never all better, it will certainly be a long road to recovery for her and she still requires 24/7 observation at this point along with a significant quantity of medication. However, we did what we claimed we would certainly, we came home,” said Jaxon.
Thanks to all the love, support, and superior care, Rambo started to make a amazing healing. After 2 long weeks, she was finally able to leave the hospital and head house with her devoted father.