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Humane Society of West Michigan: Build-A-Bear Youth Humane Education Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Updating our training-room equipment for humane education

This grant helps us teach humane education to the community and also showcase animals in need.

How many pets did this grant help?

One dog so far, and many more in the future

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

We had a great Dane/Lab mix named Ajax who had a torn ACL. We used our new equipment to showcase Ajax and his need for surgery and we were able to raise enough money to cover it. One Girl Scout troop (first photo) donated $150 towards his surgery when we showcased his story on our new equipment during their tour. Ajax is now recovering from his surgery in his forever home. He was adopted (second photo) in March 2017.

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