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Furry Friends Network: Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

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The donation was put towards the medical expenses incurred for Angel, who was diagnosed with bilateral luxating patellas. She had her first knee repaired Oct. 28.

It helped us with medical expenses.

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When just a 4-month-old puppy, Angel was chained to her front porch in downtown Harrisburg and left there to endure both cold December days and nights. Thankfully a neighbor cared enough to find help for Angel. Angel spent a year in foster care without any luck in finding her forever home. As she matured, it was evident that Angel needed training beyond what a foster parent could provide and entered the Hounds Of Prison Education (HOPE) on Nov. 4, 2012. She stayed there until she was adopted on June 28, 2014. Without the HOPE program, who knows what would have happened to Angel? Angel is adjusting to life outside of prison, and is continuing to work with a trainer as she learns to live without bars. Sadly, Angel has been diagnosed with bilateral luxating patellas (her knee caps move in and out of place). This is a very painful condition and extremely expensive to fix. Angel is only 3 years old and has a lot of romping to do!

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