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Leda is a beautiful, young Irish Red & White Setter who was struck by a car and needs an operation to save her leg. (More info to come soon).

All donations are welcome no matter how small, as it all adds up. Please look at  "Saveledasleg" on Facebook for more information.                                                          

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     Save Leda's Leg (Facebook Group)

                                                                                              

 

Leda is a beautiful, young Irish Red & White Setter

who was struck by a car and needs an operation to

save her leg. (More info to come soon)

 

Three ways to help out

 

1. DIRECT TO THE VET

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Furkids Veterinary Surgery

Shop 11

... 2 Shepherd Drive

Greenbank Qld 4124, Australia

ph +61 7 3200 0498

 

Account Details

Furkids Veterinary Surgery

Bank: ANZSWIFT Code: ANZBAU3M

BSB: 014 315

A/C: 370147579

 

Please put a reference of "Leda" so they know where the money is to go.

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2. PAYPAL TO ELAINE
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https://www.paypal.com/home
Elaine's email is esmmcdonnell@gmail.com

Funds sent in Australian currency get there quickest but all currencies will get there with a minor delay.

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3. ChipIn.com - which also goes to Elaine's paypal.
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http://surgeryfundforleda.chipin.com/surgery-fund-for-leda

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 Below is a link to the invoice (Vet bill). This is for Leda's treatment so far. Hope the link works.

The amount on this bill is $2354.50 Australian dollars.

 http://www.facebook.com/download/426315180778621/Toowoomba%20Vet%20...

 

 An update from Elaine. Latest update below.

Leda appeared not to be in so much pain today and was a bit brighter. There was even a first tail wag since the accident when Carolyn came over to say hello.
Furkids are being far more relaxed over the money issue than the original specialist was. They know that there are a lot of donations being made and will not stop surgery because money is not upfront.
I will get a better estimate tomorrow when the head vet gets to see the new xrays. She is fairly confident that she will be able to do it and Leda will not have to go to another specialist, but wants to see some xrays from other angles to make sure she knows what is going on in there.
The emails with the xrays didn't arrive, but hopefully will have them tomorrow.
She was being put back on IV fluids as she was a bit dehydrated. It was what we were expected as she was not drinking or eating on her own.
I think she is in good hands down there.

 

Leda at Furkids.

I left my baby, but she was looking a bit perkier today.

 

The staff at Furkids.

 

Furkids Veterinary Surgery.

 

Latest update from Elaine McDonnell.

Seems while I was chewing my fingers off yesterday afternoon, Leda was having her operation. Carolyn rang this morning to let me know she is doing fine and has started eating and drinking. Hip of course is still swollen and sore. Took a little while before I realised she had had it and Carolyn realised I hadn't been told. Saved me worrying about her being under anaesthetic.
More xrays tomorrow morning and if nothing has moved and she is still eating, drinking etc alright she may be able to come home tomorrow afternoon. If they aren't 100% happy she may stay in over the weekend.
Thank you so much everybody. Bad news: Should get the invoice on Friday as well and I find out what needs to be followed up. :D

 

Just heard from Elaine. She is on her way to collect Leda. It will be a round trip of about 4 hours. It is just after 11.00AM, Friday 8th February in Australia. They are 10 hours ahead of the UK. Will update again as soon as we get more news.

Two picture of Leda after her operation.

Photo: Another picture of Leda upon her return home...Thank you everyone for your help! We hope to post some more updates shortly!   Photo: The most recent surgery pics... The good news is, while painful, she's able to stand. The bad news is...now we wait to see if the clubbing issue resolves itself, and to get the new bills...At least she's home for now...

 

The most recent surgery pics... The good news is, while painful, she's able to stand. The bad news is...now we wait to see if the clubbing issue resolves itself, and to get the new bills...At least she's home for now...

 

 

 

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Andy,
Thanks for sharing this here! I hope many contribute from here too and then we can do it together!:-)

We can make a difference to Leda, as a community. Difficult to know how much so £20 on the way. Keep us updated so we know if we have made the target please.

Andy, this is great to show the better face of setterlovers! Could it be of help to share something on our FB-pages?

Henk, I posted the above yesterday on the red and white FB group. Did it get missed there? Do we put it again?

Thanks Catherine, saw it and have shared it on my personal FB. Hopefully it helps!

Irish Setter Lovers on FB have organised this, as Elaine and Leda are part of the group. The fantastic people on there, with friends and family, raised half the money needed  for the original leg operation quote over the weekend, but the final amount needed for the immediate operation to repair her bladder just after the accident, this leg surgery and the post-op aftercare isn't known yet - she's in the surgeon's clinic in Brisbane being assessed at the moment.

Hi Henk. Please feel free to share any of the infotmation that may help Leda. Andy

Thank you so much Angela Clarke. I will update as much as possible and you can also check by looking on Saveledasleg on Facebook. Once again, I thank you.

Anything to help a fur friend in need Andy, will chip in some money from our family:)) I wish her well. ((((hugs)))) Leda x

Thank you so much Dianne. It is fantastic how people work together to help a poorly dog. There are some really good people in this world.

Thanks also for sharing as i am not on FB, Andy. I have sent a donation through Paypal along with my best wishes for Elaine and Leda.

Thank you so much James. We can all make such a difference to Leda. This makes me feel proud to be part of the human race. Once again, I thank you. Andy

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