HAVE A HEART FOR CASPER
Pets, Animals - Dogs
Both of my operations were… My Name is Casper and i was born with a rare heart disease called Severe Pulmonic stenosis... I was fortunate to have a wonderful group of people support me and help me live... THAT'S WHAT THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED TO !!!
Both of my operations were fund raised by hard work, Thank you to all those who have helped.... i can not tell you how thankful i am to know you all! you have all saved me... not once but TWICE...
for those of you who would like to get to know me and my rare problem you may go to my page and read my diary : http://www.dogster.com/dogs/743188
Please keep posted here, so you can see me live :) ON WEBCAM
YOU CAN ALSO JOIN MY SUPPORT GROUP here's the link to my group
IF YOU WISH TO CONTINUE MAKING DONATIONS FOR MY CHECK UPS YOU MAY DO SO DIRECTLY TO THE UNIVERSITY
YOU MAY : cal FL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL and do it over the phone with Credit or debit and they will send you a receipt and it is TAX DEDUCTIBLE
the number is 352- 294- 9894
the donation is for CASPER SANTOS Account number- 241807
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU LET THEM KNOW MY NAME AND ACCOUNT NUMBER
or if you like you can make a check to
P.O. BOX 100121
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
make sure that on the check it says that it's for
ACCOUNT NUMBER 241807 and its for CASPER SANTOS
*** AS LITTLE AS $1 CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN MY HEALTH GETTING BETTER MOM HAS TO TAKE ME BACK THERE AT LEAST 5 MORE TIMES THIS YEAR AND EACH TIME THEY HAVE TO DO EKGS/ULTRASOUNDS ON ME, AND OTHER TESTS THAT ARE VERY PRICEY***
what is PULMONIC STENOSIS??? the condition that i was born with ...
here's some info [ Pulmonic stenosis is a congenital narrowing in the region of the pulmonary valve, which lies between the right ventricular chamber of the heart and the pulmonary artery. As part of the normal circulation of the heart, the right ventricle pumps blood to the lungs to receive oxygen. The oxygenated blood goes back to the left side of the heart from which it is pumped out to the rest of the body.
With pulmonic stenosis, there is partial obstruction of normal blood flow, most commonly due to a malformation of the pulmonic valve (pulmonic valve dysplasia), but the abnormality may be immediately above or below the valve as well.
The effect of this partial obstruction is to force the heart to work harder to pump blood to the lungs. The extent to which a dog will be affected depends on the degree of narrowing (stenosis) of the valve area. With severe stenosis, the dogs will likely develop congestive heart failure due to the increased workload of the heart. The hemodynamic consequences of pulmonic stenosis are the development of right ventricular concentric hypertrophy (enlargement) and reduced filling of the left ventricle. The right ventricular concentric hypertrophy causes reduced right ventricular compliance with reduced distensibility.
Mild to moderate stenosis can be monitored, severe needs a operation… or your pet had a life span of 6-12 months left.] UNFORTUNATELY MY STENOSIS IS SEVERE