Skip to content

Hoyt's knee surgeries

Organized by: Andrew Spangler

Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
Andrew's Photo
 

Happy news!
April 01, 2016

I am very excited to announce that the orthopedic surgeon re-evaluated Hoyt after the first surgery and told me that Hoyt no longer needs the See More

THE STORY:

In April of 2014 someone abandoned 9 newborn puppies in a neighborhood in San Antonio. A friend of a friend graciously fostered and found homes for 8 of the 9 pups, one of which we committed to provide a home. When we showed up to get our pup, the foster provider mentioned she had one still without a home. She placed him in my arms to hold. All I could think was, "Do NOT look at him in the eyes." I felt a little lick on my chin, looked down, locked eyes and knew I had suddenly adopted two dogs.

Hoyt is a beautiful, fun, wonderful mixed breed dog. We think he is a mix of golden retriever and boxer (a boxador) but we don't really know. We love this dog and he loves nothing more than chasing his frisbee, running around the yard with his family and pretending he isn't too big to be a lap dog. Unfortunately Hoyt came up lame within his first year. He now can barely use his left rear leg and is in pain. He is a young dog, and loves to play, but unfortunately he physically can't and it is heartbreaking.

The orthopedic surgeon took x-rays and explained the bad news. Hoyt has a shallow groove (instead of a deep groove) where his leg bones meet resulting in luxating patella in both his knees. The deformity has also affected his leg bones and his hip development negatively. He needs surgery to repair both of his knees, and will most likely need a total hip replacement in the future. Each knee surgery will cost around $2500 and a total hip replacement is about another $4500.

$465

 

9% Raised of $5,000 Goal

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Christine

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jamie

    $20

  • Nicole and Tobias

    $100

  • Angelica

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Vicky Jo

    $25

  •  
  •  
  •  
Organized by

Andrew Spangler

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Donor Comments

Vicky Jo

Vicky Jo

DONATION: $25

Praying you reach your need soon. Sending love and good thoughts. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Angelica

Angelica

DONATION: $100

Thanks for all the love you give this big guy. Praying you can reach your goal and for a speedy recovery! 2 years ago

Nicole and Tobias

Nicole and Tobias

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jamie

Jamie

DONATION: $20

Good Luck Hoyt! I'm rooting for you. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Christine

Christine

DONATION: $100

To my baby Rollie/Hoyt get well. To Angela & Andrew, thanks for being a loving family for this boy! 2 years ago

Report this page — Let Us Know if you think this page is breaking the law or the CrowdRise Terms