Please help injured and neglected animals like Ivy this winter.
Your kind donation will help provide extensive care as costs continue to soar.
Ivy was involved in a vicious fight with another dog in her own backyard. She was left severely injured and covered in painful, open wounds. But her owner didn’t take her to the vet.
Ivy had no hope… until she was rescued by RSPCA Inspector Natalie and rushed into our loving care. Ivy spent here first week in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as she fought to survive. She needed everything from immediate pain relief and medication to fight infection—to surgery and a special feeding program over the long-term to help her fragile body gain strength.
As the cost of living continues to rise, our own costs have also increased significantly. The medical costs alone to help Ivy recover from her injuries and neglect added up to more than $12,000. And Ivy is just one example of the many animals we care for every day who need this level extensive care to survive.
Sadly, rising costs also mean fewer people are choosing to adopt because of the ongoing expenses of owning an animal, as well as the current rental crisis and not being able to find pet friendly rentals.. We do everything we can to prepare animals like Ivy for their forever homes, but animals are having to wait so long in our shelters because so few people are looking to adopt.
Our already-stretched resources are under immense pressure right now. But we must be ready help the innocent animals who need us this winter—the ones who have been hurt the most… just like Ivy. As our shelters reach capacity and our costs rise, we need urgent help to continue caring for every animal like Ivy.