The BC SPCA’s Kelowna branch is seeking public assistance to help Alice, a three-year-old dog that needs expensive surgery to help her walk pain-free again.
The SPCA says that Alice has a ruptured cruciate and a torn meniscus, and will require a “doggy knee surgery” in order to be able to comfortably walk and run again.
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“She enjoys playing outside and going for walks but she can’t do either right now because of her injury,” said Sean Hogan, Kelowna SPCA branch manager.
Alice requires a tibial-plateau-levelling osteotomy, a procedure that will cost $5,233 including rehabilitation, medication and daily care.
Alice will also need to recover at a foster home for at least eight weeks, according to the SPCA.
If you are interested in helping Alice or other animals at Kelowna’s SPCA, visit the SPCA’s website.