Baxter was brought to the vet as an emergency after being bitten by a Copperhead snake while running on a trail with his owner. Baxter needed to be treated with antivenom immediately at a cost of $2,400. Total cost of the antivenim and hospitalization for Baxter came to $3,500. Owner just finished graduate school and is looking for work, and contacted STARescue for assistance.
Baxter completed his antivenim treatment and was discharged from the hospital after two days. He is resting and will have a full recovery. Best of luck to Baxter and his owner!