SashaSasha’s Story,

Ann, an animal lover with a full-time job decided to save a life by adopting a dog from a local rescue group. Ann was able to provide the best care for  her “best friend” Sasha while working full-time. But things took a turn for the worst – Ann became disabled and could no longer work.

Soon Ann discovered that her beloved Sasha was in pain and needed emergency extraction for an infected tooth.

Ann wrote – “Normally I can provide the best possible food and care, heartworm and flea/tick prevention, and regular vet attention, but this current crisis is absolutely beyond my means”

That’s when Ann reached out to STARelief and Pet Assistance’s Aid-A-Pet Grant Program.  STAReleif was able to cover the cost of Sasha’s emergency surgery.

“I’m very happy to report that Sasha came through her surgery today with flying colors! Dr. Haynes said the tooth had splintered deep above the gum line and must have been very painful. He successfully removed it, and we’ll follow up in ten days to check the extraction site.”

“Luckily your grant arrived Christmas Eve, right before the holidays.  If the surgery hadn’t been possible, I don’t know what we would have done.” – Thanks so much again, and Merry Christmas!


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