On a crisp November morning we received a text message from the NEMOHS.
"We have a dog with heart worms."
IF YOU MADE A PURCHASE FROM 2 BESTIES ANY TIME BETWEEN JULY 1ST & DECEMBER 24TH YOU ARE GOING TO WANT TO READ THIS. It is about YOU.
November is when we would normally be headed to purchase third quarter supplies for the Northeast Missouri Humane Society. Supplies that are paid for by the 20% of your every purchase from us. We were running behind (because LIFE) and had not reached the store yet. This is where we tell you that EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON. And it's true. Sometimes it doesn't make sense....but it holds true.
Ben needs us.
There was zero thought put into what must happen on our end. Ben needed us. He needed the money that would save his life. The staff at NEMOHS was not going to allow the heart worms to win and neither were we. We did not have the full amount required to treat him at the vet. We were not going to ask people to give again. Not after having just done so to save another dog from heart worms not long before Ben was diagnosed.
So what now?
First let us speak of Ben. He is a handsome eight year old white husky mix that, due to hardships in his family, ended up at the shelter. He had a great family that had cared for him since he was a pup. The sparkle in his eyes even when he was very