Dog’s We’ve Helped

Help For Charlie – Cincinnati, OH

Sweet Charlie has a wonderful family, but unfortunately is in need of a specialized eye surgery called Salivary Transposition.  Charlie’s family has tried everything possible, but unfortunately this surgery is the last resort. The surgeon needs to move the saliva gland to the tear ducts.  If this is not done, there is a very good chance Charlie will loose her eyes. 

Charlie is a beloved member of this family who have done their best to help Charlie, but this surgery needs to be done and they simply can’t afford the cost.  Charlie was a shelter dog who was adopted into this family two years ago.  They had just lost their dog Princess and knew that Charlie would have some “big shoes” to fill…….and fill them she has!  But now she needs our help…….

 Can you please help Charlie and her family get this surgery as soon as possible?  Charlie is less than 3 years old and has a full life to live………..




Gimme Shelter – Winter 2017

Junior, Tallahassee, FL

Junior, a 9 year old American Bulldog, was abandoned by his former family and rescued by a loving person who is dedicated to giving Junior the life he deserves. When he was diagnosed with heartworms, his new family appealed to The Mosby Foundation for help. Junior is now on the road to recovery and doing very well, and his family is so grateful.

Teenie, Dublin, VA

Teenie, the Beagle puppy, had adhesions that stuck her abdominal and pelvic organs together. The surgery to spay her required a delicate touch to separate the adhesions and avoid causing organ damage or bleeding. We are happy to report that with our help, Teenie received the specialized surgery and recovered very well.

Buddy, Naples, FL

As a young dog, Buddy, the Jack Russell, was found on the streets. His nder could not keep him, but his brother’s family stepped up and has given Buddy a loving home for the past 11 years. When Buddy developed two masses on his abdomen, his family turned to The Mosby Foundation for help paying for the surgery, and Buddy, who is described by his family as a true blessing, is now doing well.

Sienna, Franklin, NC

A former shelter dog who was trained to be a service dog, 9 year old Sienna, the German Shepherd, had multiple masses throughout her body. One on her left hip needed to be removed right away, and thanks to The Mosby Foundation, Sienna had surgery and is now described as “the best service dog ever.”

Lizzie, Little Compton, RI

Lizzie is an 8 year old Labrador Retriever who loves sitting on the back porch in the sun with her granddad. When Lizzie developed a soft tissue sarcoma of her leg, the only treatment for her was amputation. Thanks to The Mosby Foundation, Lizzie had her surgery and is once again enjoying her time on the back porch.


Bella, Fort Mill, SC

Bella, the 14 month old Boxer mix, was diagnosed with pancreatic exocrine insuciency, a condition caused when the pancreas cannot manufacture the enzymes necessary for digestion. As a result, although Bella’s food intake was normal, she was slowly starving. With medications and a strict diet, Bella is doing well and gaining weight.

Bailey, Mount Dora, FL

A torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in her knee caused 3 year old Bailey, a Siberian Husky, to be in continuous pain. Surgery to repair the tear and get Bailey running around her yard again was too expensive for her family. Thanks to The Mosby Foundation she received the surgery and is back to her old self once again.

Shiloh, Stuarts Draft, VA

Shiloh is a 7 year old female German Shepherd whose chronic ear infections made her miserable. The medications that were prescribed just didn’t seem to work, and cytology was needed to determine which antibiotics were needed to eradicate the organism. Thanks to The Mosby Foundation and their donors, Shiloh was treated and is nally free of


Madison, Woodford, VA

A 4 year old Chihuahua, Little Madison, needed emergency surgery because of pyometra, a life-threatening infection of the uterus. Fortunately, Madison received her surgery in time, and is back to her usual loving, happy little self.

Spongebob, New Albany, IN

Spongebob, an 11 year old Beagle, had such a large tumor on his ear that it looked like a third ear. The estimate for surgery to remove the tumor was a bit more than his family could handle, but thanks to The Mosby Foundation, Spongebob had the operation.

Captain, Virginia Beach, VA

Captain, the 3 year old Pit Bull, went to live with his new mom when her own daughter couldn’t keep him. When Captain needed bilateral ACL surgery, The Mosby Foundation stepped in to help fund the surgery. He is now doing very well, and is a much-loved member of the family.

Emily, Elkton, FL

A 3 year old Lab, Emily, was adopted earlier this year from a rescue group and then diagnosed with heartworms. With the help of The Mosby Foundation, friends and family, Emily was treated and is doing very well.

Karma, Grass Valley, CA

A Pit Bull, 2 year old Karma, had genetic defects in both knees, and as she grew, her knees could not keep up with the growth. Thanks to our help, Karma had surgery to correct the defect, and is now doing great.

Haven, Sulphur, LA

Five year old Haven, a mixed breed, needed ACL surgery. An active girl who loves to follow her dad around, Haven is once again running and playing after her corrective surgery. Her dad thanks The Mosby Foundation and the kind vet for helping him get

his girl back.

Piper, Columbia, SC

Piper is a 1 year old Golden Retriever. After many visits and tests, Piper’s vet diagnosed her with Immune-Mediated Meningitis, which is an autoimmune infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord. Although this condition can be caused by several things, it was toxoplasmosis, a parasite, that caused Piper’s meningitis. Since she received proper early treatment she is on her way to a wonderful life.

Ovi, Bloomington, IL

An 8 year old Pit Bull, Ovi, had a taste for non-food items like the sofa! As a result, Ovi was sick a lot and the vet said he had a very irritated stomach. Now, after medication, Ovi is back to being his mom’s best friend and support system as she deals with her own medical issues.

Grayson, Erie, PA

An abdominal sarcoma made Grayson, the 9 year old Pit Bull mix, miserable. His mom nally found a vet willing to help Grayson, but she could not aord the cost of treatment. Thanks to The Mosby Foundation, Grayson is bouncing back and doing very well.

Shaylan, Woodland, CA

An Irish Wolfhound, 4 year old Shaylan, was diagnosed with aspergillosis, a fungal infection, in her sinuses. The transnasal treatment needed was beyond the nancial resources of her family, so they turned to The Mosby Foundation. Now Shaylan is healthy again, and her six loving family members are so thankful to have their girl back.

Rugar, Eagle River, AK

In a porcupine vs puppy ght, poor Rugar lost! With quills stuck all around his muzzle area, Rugar was miserable, and his family reached out to the local re department. The reghters took Rugar to a local clinic, and the clinic contacted The Mosby Foundation for help since Rugar’s family couldn’t aord the treatment needed.Thanks to the re department, the clinic and The Mosby Foundation Rugar is doing very well, and hopefully staying away from porcupines!

Beauregard, Marion, VA

A Basset Hound, 9 year old Beauregard, was rescued from an abusive situation by his new mom. When Beauregard developed a mass on his back leg, chemo was needed. His mom worked very hard to raise the money for his treatment, but needed to turn to The Mosby Foundation for additional help. Beauregard is still receiving chemo, but so far he is doing very well, and the vet is confident that he will have a complete remission.

Help for Dunkin – Clarksville, MD

Little Dunkin is a precious beloved member of a wonderful family and is in dire need of surgery.  Dunkin was born a pseudo hermaphrodite, meaning he has both female and male reproductive organs despite being born a boy.  Because of this he suffers from recurrent life-threatening urinary tract infections.  Dunkin has been through 3 surgeries and numerous rounds of antibiotics. Unfortunately, these approaches have proved to be only a Band-Aid.  His doctors recommend a pre-pubic urethrostomy and are optimistic that this surgery has a 75% chance of success.  Without this surgery Dunkin’s infections will become more and more resistant to antibiotics until they take his life.

Unfortunately Dunkin’s family simply can’t afford this life-saving surgery.  As Aimee tells us, “Dunkin is the happiest and most loving little dog, and we can’t stand the thought of losing him. We are running out of time to save his life, and we really need your help!”




Help for Balin – Solana Beach, CA

Balin Update:  1-30-17 

Hi, Carole! Sorry for long reply, I wanted to do good photos and videos of Balin…

thank you so much for your kindness and wariness. Balin is doing pretty well. Every day we going to a Dog’s beach and he makes his muscles stronger. Two days ago he again handled home stairs, so we proud of him!


Balin Update:  1-3-17 

(Unfortunately Balin was in such bad shape he needed to have surgery immediately.  We were not able to raise the $15,000 to have both hips replaced at the same time, so the funds raised paid for an FHO……….please see the note below from Balin’s Mom)

Happy New year!))

Balin had surgery last Thursday at Specialty Hospital in Sorrento Valley, San Diego. In the end, the doctors decided the best option for him was a 2-sided femoral head resection, FHO. He had both sides affected so badly, that with one-side THRs (Total Hip Replacement) he wouldn’t be able to stand. When they did the surgery, they confirmed this, as he had really bad arthritis. In a good case, this surgery will be sufficient. In the bad case, we might have to return to THR option in a year or so. Cases like this are described in vet literature.

Well, he is home now, pretty weak and on three drugs. He is doing ok though, we have 5-minuted walks three times a day, supporting him with a sling. The surgeon said he’ll improve dramatically over the next few days and we’ll probably do physical therapy so he learns to walk again.

Thank you so much again for your support!)


Please meet Balin, a handsome Bernese Mountain Dog puppy rescued from a terrible breeder in Russia.  This puppy isn’t even a year old and is in need of complete hip replacement surgery on both sides.  The surgeon tells us that with this surgery and proper veterinary care Balin will be able to live a long, healthy, normal dog’s life.  Currently, he is in such pain that he is dragging his feet every step he takes and wearing away the nails and causing severe bleeding.  Maria tells us that Balin is fantastic, smart, loyal, and a great companion.  They consider Balin their other “son.” Unfortunately, his condition is getting worse with him growing and gaining weight.  He can barely walk…………

This family has been terrific, adores this dog, and has worked so hard to raise the funds so badly needed for Balin.

Will you please help Balin walk again?   He is so close to having the life he deserves…………No amount is too small. We need your help to make this possible.



Help for Ryka – West Enfield, ME

12.19.16 – Fund Drive Closed

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Ryka is a beautiful German Shepherd pup that turned one year old in October. Unfortunately, as shepherds are too often inclined, because of some breeding practices, Ryka has severe bi-lateral hip dysplasia and is in a tremendous amount of pain. Ryka was rescued after her new mom, Sheila, saw her on a site when her 3rd family was trying to rehome her due to not being able to afford the care she needed.

Sheila and her husband desperately need our help so they can offer this puppy the life she so badly deserves.

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