UPDATE: ~ 2 PM: Per Dr. Liston, everything went well with no complications! Yes!! I hope Sean & BHRR's Gretta are home safe and sound before the snowstorm really hits…..10-15 cm heading our way and, suppose to begin anytime now….

UPDATE: ~ 1 PM: Surgery is done. Phewwwww! She is just being woken up and, we will wait to hear what her surgeon Dr. Liston has to say. Sean is picking her up for 5:30 pm…..Thanks for the text update Becca!!

7:00 AM: BHRR's Gretta is on her way to Liston Animal Hospital with Sean right now to have her Cruciate Repair Surgery on her back left leg…..people may remember her taking a really bad fall in her approved temp foster home on ice….frown emoticon

One wishes that they could explain to such a sweet shy girl that everything will be better soon….. unsure emoticon
She was so worried……AND, in turn, I always worry about our dogs until they are safe at home again…YET, as always, she could not be in better hands……
We have been contacted by a few folks asking if they could make donations to her impending bills and, why we have not posted asking for monies.
We feel that having asked for help with BHRR's Stafford's $500 deposit in November for his own airway assessment/evaluation and urgent Neuter and, having just come off our first annual Fundraiser(this year was to help BHRR's Mavie, our IronMan who began to suddenly reject one of the plates in his legs), that we should not put any pressure on our amazing village/community by begging for yet, more donations to help another one of our special needs Great Danes.
It was then pointed out to myself by quite a few that, we should be leaving that decision to donate or not, to each person that reads our blogs and posts on fb and, that asking never hurts………
We have two events coming up(Global Pet Foods Bank Street approached us to see if we would be beneficiaries in their annual 'Show Us Your Heart' Campaign) AND, we are working on another unique, creative Fundraiser to try and help her own bills that shall run into the several thousands……
For those that may consider her cause, here is Dr. Liston's contact information. They will take credit card over the phone and, credit card, debit and cash in person.
We have enough in our BHRR coffers to put down a $800 deposit today for her to even have this cruciate repair surgery and, $1, $2 or even $5 would be embraced by anyone that may wish to consider her cause!
Liston Animal Hospital
4055 Carling Avenue, Kanata, ON K2K 2A4
(613) 591-0966
We promise to update as we can……ASAP!
Keep her in your best of wishes and thoughts and blessings today!

Donations can be made via PayPal ‘gift or ‘family and friends’ option or by email transfer to gwen@birchhaven.org 

(You do not need a PayPal account either)

You can also mail donations via a Bank Draft to:

Birch Haven Rescue & Rehabilitation Services
C/O Gwendilin Boers
2425 Totem Ranch Road West
RR#1 Oxford Station, Ontario
K0G 1T0

OR email transfer to gwen@birchhaven.org

OR via PayPal(please use the ‘gift’ option OR the ‘friends and family’ option) OR we shall have to pay service charge fees.

OR you can call Dr. Liston's office directly to make a donation via credit card over the phone (613) 591-0966 OR in person at Liston AH with cash, debit or credit card
4055 Carling Avenue,
Kanata, ON
K2K 2A4

**IF I am forgetting any of her ANGELS, it is completely unintentional and please EMAIL me**

BHRR’s Gretta’s Great Angels:  $380.00* donated to date & final Bills are going to be over $5,000(includes cruciate repair)
*Before PayPal fees
Maggie on behalf of FREEDOM DANE BHRR’s Adele – Mama to BHRR’s Gretta

The Janzen Family