We take on the tough cases.
We say yes to the ones who need emergency surgery. To the ones who need lifelong care for a chronic condition. To the ones who need a life-saving treatment for a treatable condition. And to those who need sanctuary and comfort in their last days.
We take the longshots.
To us, Every Animal Matters is not talk. It is our walk. We walk it into surgery, into hours of rehab, into all-nighters with sick puppies and tiny fading kittens. Step after—sometimes heartbreaking, labor-intensive— step.
We can only commit to doing that with your help.
Sherlock’s Medical Fund
Looking to give toward the care of all of our animals? Sherlock’s Medical Fund helps us take on the tough medical cases.
Created in memory of Sherlock, a #FFLAlum who found a loving forever home.
Severe gingivitis + dental
Post-FHO (hip) surgery care
Post-stenotic nare surgery
Heartworms are fatal in dogs if left untreated. The treatment, however, is usually considered too resource-intensive for many shelters and rescue groups, leading to a death sentence.
Not at Friends For Life.
Asthma, diabetes, behavior, urinary crystals, etc.
Mouth ulcers requiring lifelong vetting
Possible congenital defect or spinal trauma
Food allergy requiring a special diet
Blind senior + uncontrolled diabetes
Chronic ulcer + gingivitis
Megacolon requiring meds + SQ fluids
Diabetic ketoacidosis recovery
Epilepsy + Hypothyroid Care
Special diet for urinary issues + routine urinalysis
History of urethral obstruction
Diabetes in remission, routine vetting
Underweight + diarrhea of unknown cause