Red is a beautiful three-year-old dachshund who sadly became acutely paralyzed last week due to intervertebral disc disease–a common condition seen in his breed. Although his owners wanted to do everything possible to help him, the expense of the surgery was beyond what they were able to pay. That’s when Healing Haven stepped in. We split the bill with the owners so that Red could get the surgery he needed and deserved.

He is now resting comfortably at home while recuperating from the back surgery. It will be some time before we know if Red will regain function of his back legs, but even if he does not recover fully we can all be grateful that Red received the best possible chance.