Pets We Have Helped

The following pet kids have all required assistance from VETS Animal Charity.  

We are so proud to be able to share their stories!

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Boo

Boo

3 year old Boo has cancer.  His Pet Mom came to us after vet visits and consults with oncologists and just didn't have the funding to support a treatment plan for this very serious disease.  VETS Animal Charity couldn't say no to such a young dog in crisis. Boo had surgery to remove his tumours and will be evaluated for chemotherapy treatment  in the coming

Peanut

Peanut

Little Peanut the Dachshund received frostbite on his ears and feet after being out for only a short time this weekend. VETS Animal Charity helped out his pet parents with their vet bill to get Peanut feeling better again and he made a full recovery. A good reminder to keep your pets safe and warm through bitter cold days!

Gatsby

Gatsby TPO surgery

Gatsby

Puppy Gatsby who isn't even 1 year old yet was in crisis and had been in excruciating pain as he was born with both hips being less than 10% in their sockets. With each step he took, he suffeed horribly as a step will cause his hips to pop completely out of the socket. He was been unable to run, jump or play. Not a

Mango

Mango

Sweet little Lovebird Mango, broke his leg ... badly. Imagine living on a broken leg, when you spend your life on that limb day in and day out?   His family did not have money to pay for surgery of this gruesome break.  A splint and bandage was applied to try and offer this as an alternative to surgery, but Mango just picked and pulled

Shih Poo Pup

Shih Poo Pup

This 17 year old Shih Poo Pup was in distress; not eating, lethargic, unresponsive.  VETS Animal Charity was able to fund this senior canines vet visit to determine exactly what was happening internally and offer medical advice to her pet parents for her future senior care.

Cheezers

Cheezers

Toy Poodle Cheezers was found abandoned and injured after being hit by a car.  Toronto Police Services kindly brought her to VETS Toronto and VETS Animal Charity was happy to pay for her surgical jaw repair since she had nobody to speak on her behalf. Her pet parents were never found, though we made many attempts.  We're happy to report she's been adopted into an

Smitty

Smitty

  Smitty was in desperate need of dental work as his mouth is infected, sore and causing further health issues for his internal organs. He had to be on antibiotics for the past 2 days to try and take down some of that infection, and when he was feeling better had a full mouth extraction less 2 teeth.  Sadly, only 2 could be saved. VETS Animal

Annie

Annie

Meet sweet Annie. She has bladder stones that are quite large and causing her extreme pain. She also has some other urinary issues of concern. VETS Animal Charity has arranged for her surgery, so she can finally find some comfort after weeks, maybe even months of pain and discomfort.

Betty

Betty

Betty came to us in critical, but stable condition. Her accident was tragic, and VETS Animal Charity was needed as this family went through the most difficult time they will ever encounter.  Betty was kept comfortable in intensive care under medical watch 24/7. Gone, but never forgotten.

Gander

gander

Gander

Gander snuck out over night and his family couldn't find him. It wasn't until the wee hours that he literally dragged himself onto their porch. They were so relieved to see him, and then devastated when they realized what had happened. He was hit by a vehicle but found the will to get himself home to the comfort of his family. They rushed him into emergency,

Bronx

Bronx

Bronx had been to various veterinarians, but none would assist him because his owner didn't have the finances to find out what was happening with is best friend.  He had lost almost 20 lbs in just over a month, was vomiting blood and was very sick. He's is the sweetest boy and even though he's so sick he's full of kisses for everyone. VETS Animal

Nikita

Nikita

My name is Nikita and I am a 6 year-old Siberian Husky who was rescued by my loving mommy and daddy from a very bad home. I was abused and left out in the cold until they came along and placed me in a warm and loving home where I met my brother Tucker, whom I love very much. We live in the Beach and

Toby

Toby

Toby, only 9 months old, was hit by a car and seriously injured.  Her pet mom did not have the finances to pay for the care and surgeries Toby would need to recover. VETS Animal Charity was there to help, and she even got to have a spay completed that she needed!

Dolce

Dolce

3 month old Dolce literally jumped out a window. She fell about 30 feet to the sidewalk. A huge thank you to 55 Division - Toronto Police Service who rushed her to an emergency clinic. Dolce arrived to the emergency clinic where a team of veterinarians consulted on her case.  Dolce was paralyzed, likely due to trauma from the fall.  She also had a shattered

Tim Bit

Tim Bit

  Tim Bit was found tied up outside at the Tim Horton's at Kingston Road and Victoria Park Avenue.  She has a few very large masses on her belly as well as some other concerning medical conditions. Tim Bit had surgery to correct and remove; an almost 1 lb. mammary gland tumour that had 7 other smaller tumours attached, bilateral polycystic ovaries, umbilical hernias and

Midnight

Midnight

Midnight found herself in big trouble which would have cost her, her life. It seems a much, much, much larger dog took a fancy to her and she became pregnant. Due to the size difference in breeds, she was unable to fully birth her pup and it was stuck (pelvic canal obstruction due to fetal over-size) while she struggled for a day or longer in

Wesker

Wesker

Wesker is the sweetest 7 month old pup that you ever did see. Wesker was attacked by a pack of dogs that did considerable damage to her face, neck, and body. VETS Animal Charity was able to fund her treatment plan to allow her a full recovery.  

Mya

Mya

Sweet senior Mya came in through emergency; lethargic, vomiting, not eating, and near collapse. Her Pet Dad is also a senior with very little income to support vet care for his pet kid. 14 year old Mya had been admitted into hospital, had numerous tests run to determine what the cause of all this was. VETS Animal Charity covered the cost of her diagnosis and treatment

Cheetos

Cheetos

  This adorable 7 month old pup got loose from his pet mom yesterday and tragically was hit and dragged by a pick up truck, that sadly didn't even slow down or stop in the Dawes/Victoria Park neighbourhood. Cheetos was rushed to emergency care where he was stabilized and made comfortable. Cheetos pet Mom has two little humans at home to care for and she

Nikita

Nikita

8 year old Nikita arrived into emergency care. She was vomiting, eating grass compulsively, trembling horribly, walking in a hunched down position indicating pain, her tummy was extremely painful to the touch, and so many more symptoms. Some blood work was run, with no answers. Nikita was going to need fact finding to help get the answers to her pain, but her family was not

Champagne

Champagne

A poster that has been put up around the Beach(es) neighbourhood requesting help to fund emergency medical care for a pet in crisis, was brought to our attention, and we're happy to say Champagne's medical care was paid for by VETS Animal Charity Champagne had 2 foreign bodies that required urgent surgery, at the same time he received a splenectomy, as there was potential concern for

Thelma

Thelma

We were added to an email for a request to help a Royal Canadian Navy Veteran in distress. There were key military folks included in the call to action for this hero that had fallen through the cracks and found himself personally in a terrible situation that required immediate action. His military family jumped in to make things right, without hesitation. While people were quick

Zuko

Zuko

Zuko had been very sick for 5 days. There was a foreign body that turned out to be a huge clump of fur in Zuko's tummy that needed to be surgically removed. Zuko's pet parents did not have the funds to pay for his surgery.  He certainly would not have survived much longer without help.  Zuko needed to stay in clinic for 4 days, as

Venus

Venus

Poor Venus has been so very sick all week. Vomiting, lethargic, not eating or drinking. The cost to run tests to determine what was wrong with Venus was overwhelming to her pet dad, and then treatment costs on top of that, so he came to VETS Animal Charity to help him help his pet kid. We're happy to say Venus is in clinic at College

Ludo

Ludo

  Poor Lido. In trying to avoid vet care, his Pet Dad turned to the advice of "Dr. Google". The advice he found was so very wrong. More than 15 hours later, Lido was rushed into emergency care in the early morning hours Saturday. Attempts have been made to avoid surgery as Lido's Pet Dad has financial constraints, but Lido's decline in health says surgery

Sasha

Sasha

  Sasha is a little sweetheart and she's been in distress & pain for weeks and weeks. Sasha's pet parents took her to their veterinarian and it was noted by that clinic in her medical file that she had a prolapsed rectum. The family could not afford the medical care required for Sasha. Out of concern for Sasha, their veterinarian contacted the OSPCA. The OSPCA

Weezie

Weezie

We received a call from Windsor/Essex County Humane Society yesterday to see if we could help out a pet in crisis that would otherwise be owner surrendered, with an uncertain future, due to owner financial constraints. Kindly, Central Animal Hospital in Windsor stepped up and reduced their fees, working with VETS Animal Charity, to help Weezie out, a 70 lbs American Bulldog that was unable

Duchess

Duchess

Duchess was vomiting up a constant large volume of blood last week, and she was rushed to Renforth Veterinary Clinic. It was determined Duchess was going to need 24 hour care in hospital. Her pet parents were struggling with the cost of admitted clinic care. VETS Animal Charity was happy to provide the needed finances to ensure Duchess received the care she needed to feel

Little Miss

Little Miss

Poor girl. Little Miss is an adorable 7 year old Shih Tzu that suffered the misfortune of being run over by a car in front of her house this weekend when she darted out the door unexpectedly. She was rushed to a local veterinary clinic, but they do not provide surgical services so had to refer elsewhere. Little Miss has been at home waiting for

Ogee

Ogee

Ogee was hit by a car this morning. He is a 10 year old boy that has lived his whole life outside, being fed by a family that entire time and offered an outdoor shelter. Sadly, they are on very limited incomes and do not have money to care for Ogee's injuries. We went and picked up Ogee tonight, not wanting to see him suffer

Sasha

Sasha

Sasha came to us after having a large mass protruding from her vulva that was already necrotic as it had been left untreated for quite some time.  She was in distress and at risk of many life threatening complications had she not received her surgery quickly. Sasha received the surgery she required, along with a spay and being only 6 years old, recovered very quickly.

Buddy

Buddy

Buddy is a beautiful 5 year old Border Collie. He was rescued by his current pet mom after being abandoned at a bus station 9 months ago. Buddy is vomiting, lethargic, jaundice, experiencing abdominal pain, is not eating.. He's rushed to VETS Toronto and admitted immediately. Doctor Mitelman begins fact finding, blood, urine, ultra sounds, x-rays. Ultra sound evidence shows peritonitis and pancreatitis differentials. Buddy

Buster

Buster

Buster

Buster was really not doing well as he had a mouth full of severe issues. Broken & cracked teeth, infected & bleeding gums, heavy tartar. All this was causing him serious health issues and was only going to get worse. His senior owner was devastated to watch her faithful companion become sicker and more uncomfortable each day. VETS Animal Charity assisted Buster and his pet

Cali

Cali

12 week old American Bulldog Cali needed financial aid from VETS Animal Charity to get medical help as she was vomiting, lethargic, not wanting to eat or drink, and extremely weak for 4 days. A few days under veterinary care ruled out suspected Parvovirus, and it was determined that it's an infestation of parasites causing this little one to be so very ill. After 5 days

Chico

Chico

  Chico was a feral cat that was rescued, but with that he came with extreme dental requirements and was in so much pain because of abscessed teeth and extreme gum infections. Chico is now happily an indoor cat enjoying life pain free.

Eva

Eva

Eva was found in Frontenac Provincial Park - FULL of ticks (she tested positive for Lyme disease), eye ulcers, severely dehydrated, starved, to name just a few issues she was experiencing. Some kind campers carried her out 4 km's over rough terrain to get her to safety and drove her to VETS Toronto where VETS Animal Charity was able to step in and fund her

Fred

Fred

Fred the Wonder Dog had Gastropexy surgery as he had experienced bloat multiple times, and his family needed financial assistance from VETS Animal Charity to pay for his surgery to save his life. Bloat is an odd and unpredictable but potentially catastrophic situation in which gas accumulates in a dog’s stomach and causes the stomach to twist and flip. Left untreated, bloat can kill a

Ghost

Ghost

Ghost is a kitten that was found in a garbage can over Halloween when she was about 3 weeks old. Though Ghost is kind and polite and the sweetest girl you ever did meet, she does have a huge medical issue. She's unable to defecate on her own. Her colon is extremely enlarged, stretched, and is unable to pass even very small sized feces. VetsToronto

Indie

Indie

Indie was left behind when her family moved.  She was found on the streets hungry, and in obvious distress.  It was discovered she had internal complications and required emergency surgery.  The family that found her was happy to give her a forever home, but didn’t have the funds for surgery, on top of vaccinations and required necessities when bringing a new cat into a home

Kaiser

Kaiser

    Kaiser wasn't feeling well for a few days so Mom & Dad were keeping a close eye.  When Kaiser started vomiting Christmas Eve, they knew they had to get help for their pet kid.  After some critical testing, it was determined Kaiser needed emergency colon surgery. VETS Animal Charity was pleased to be able to assist in saving this pets life, that was

Little Dude

Little Dude

Dude is home and feeling so much better than he did a couple weeks ago. Dude was unable to walk because of a suspected disc issue in his back. With the assistance of VETS Animal Charity, Dude is home, walking and on the mend.

Lucky

Lucky

This very polite young boy was found on a median with traffic zipping by.  A kind passerby stopped to help kitten and discovered a very large gash on the top of his head.  He was hanging on to life, and only a few steps away from being hit by another car. He was rushed to VETS Toronto, and because he didn't have an Owner to

Mystic

Mystic

Mystic

Poor Mystic took a spill while jumping and broke her pelvis.Her pet mom is on a senior pension and bills are already tight. VETS Animal Charity will pay for Mystic's pelvic fusion surgery and get her back into Mom's lap as soon as possible! We are asking the public as well as corporations for a special, one-time gift during this holiday season too help pet

Nelly

Nelly

  Nelly came to us in critical condition.   Her pet parents did not think she would make it through the night.  VETS Animal Charity was able to assist with financing to help Nelly with a speedy and full recovery.

Precious

Precious

Precious was out of strength to carry on.  She had so many ailments.  Severely underweight, a mouth infection so bad she was frothing with infection dripping from her gums, she was also so badly matted that she couldn't open her mouth to even eat.  The list went on with medical issues Precious was experiencing.  She stayed in clinic at VETS Toronto for almost 2 months,

Rascal

Rascal

  Rascal came to us found in terrible shape, with a coat extremely dirty and matted.  Since she had no pet parent to speak on her behalf, VETS Animal Charity stepped in and got Rascal shaved, and bathed.   It was discovered by our Veterinarian that she had horrific ear infections under all those mats.  So bad, that her ear canals were actually swollen shut.

Rogue

Rogue

  Rogue is an amazing little Boxer pup that isn't even a year old yet, but lives with extreme pain daily due to severe degenerative elbow deformity along with arthritis because of an underdeveloped and unfused elbow. VETS Animal Charity was able to assist with financing so Rogue could have the surgery he required to offer him a better quality of life. No pet kid

Simba

Simba

Sweet little kitten Simba was playing with a dangling bungee cord and got quite entangled in it when it went through his mouth and up into his eye. Simba had a full recovery.

Skyway Kitten

Skyway Kitten

Santa was watching over this little girl. Merry Christmas sweet angel. Only weeks old, and found in the middle of the road under the Skyway Bridge in Hamilton Myra & Andrew, against all odds, spotted her last night (how, they're not even sure). Oddly, there was no traffic, at all. Not a single car. As though there was a magical barrier, just waiting until this

Spazz

Spazz

R.I.P Spazz Spazz was a special feline friend, that suddenly became extremely ill.  Though Spazz crossed over Rainbow Bridge, we were honoured to have helped his family with financial support to fact find with hopes we would be able to treat the illness. Ultimately, we were only able to keep him comfortable in his final hours.   And so they may be gone from us,treasured

Tiny

Tiny

7 year old Tiny has a craving for plastic, and likes to eat everything plastic she can find. This has caused quite a problem in her tummy and she requires surgery to remove what's accumulated. Her Pet Mom did not have the means to pay for veterinary care to get Tiny though this, so VETS Animal Charity will cover the cost of Tiny's stay in