Jake

Distinguished gentleman has infected gums and rotted teeth, a couple of which have fallen out. Needs dental surgery soon.

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About the Campaign

He’s the most interesting dog in the world!

Well, he’s one of the cutest anyway! This in Jake. He is a seven year-old gentleman with very bad teeth. So bad, they are now painful to chew, and he is eating funny, trying to chew on only one side of his mouth. The gums are infected, and some teeth have already fallen out. He needs dental surgery, and pretty soon too.

Jake’s teeth:

Erica adopted him when he was eight months old. A woman had purchased Jake from a breeder, who had probably misrepresented what breed he was, and even though he isn’t that big, the woman had wanted a little little dog, and she no longer wanted Jake! He had also gotten sick, and she was kind of annoyed with him and giving him away or taking him to the shelter. Fortunately Jake found Erica who took him in!

Jake and his best friend Bella (also a rescued pup):

She took him to the vet, it was a minor thing, and he got better and has been a good boy all this time. But Erica admits she got distracted with life, and a daughter with special needs, and just didn’t take care of Jake’s teeth as well as she wishes she had. In January, noticing his problems chewing, Jake went to the vet and got an estimate for dental surgery.

Erica has some of the bill covered, but it is more than she can pay right now, so Jake needs everyone’s help to get fixed up. All donations are just for him, and paid only to the vet (Orchard Vet Clinic in Vancouver, WA) when the surgery is performed. A copy of the estimate is below, click to enlarge it:

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13 comments

  • Anonymous

    Beautiful pup and prayers this gets funded quickly. Teeth problems are PAINFUL!

    April 15, 2024 at 12:46 pm Reply

  • Victoria Gilmore

    Our senior needs dental, want to help

    April 17, 2024 at 9:02 am Reply

  • Carole Broderick

    Poor baby! I’m sure after his teeth are fixed or removed, he’ll be much happier. My Yorkie was acting grouchy for several months but after she got her teeth fixed, she went back to being happy and playful like she used to be!

    April 17, 2024 at 3:06 pm Reply

  • Sheila Anthis

    Jake, I hope you get some relief soon and will feel much, much better!

    April 17, 2024 at 7:18 pm Reply

  • Debbie Anderson

    What a precious boy you are Jake! I hope you get your surgery soon so that you can be back to feeling great again. Hugs!

    April 19, 2024 at 11:23 am Reply

  • Diane Parker

    Jake is adorable. He doesn’t need to be in pain any longer. I hope he gets all the $ needed for his teeth so he can enjoy eating again. I hope Erica is feeding him oft food? My dog Lexie has no teeth and eats soft food with no problems.

    April 24, 2024 at 11:02 am Reply

  • Anonymous

    Jake is a precious baby. When my teeth hurt I’m miserable . It must be same for animals. Hope this helps him get the help he needs.

    April 24, 2024 at 11:57 am Reply

  • Beverley Huppert

    Stay strong, Jake.

    April 24, 2024 at 5:02 pm Reply

  • JULIE HARRIS

    We have all been there -no one should have to decide

    April 24, 2024 at 5:05 pm Reply

  • Anonymous

    Let’s hope Jake will do just fine! Good luck with everything!

    April 29, 2024 at 8:25 pm Reply

  • Christine O'Brien

    Hi Jake you are adorable. I hope you get all the money you need. Good luck!

    April 30, 2024 at 8:28 am Reply

  • Antoinette Martinez

    Get well soon Jake

    May 2, 2024 at 6:25 pm Reply

  • Laura Anjoorian

    Go get those teeth done!!

    May 8, 2024 at 12:48 pm Reply