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Puppy With Heart Defect Begs Dog Lovers For Support

22 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

Josie the Papillon mix isn't your typical puppy. Due to a heartbreaking past and unfortunate circumstances, her life expectancy is not much. At only 8 to 12 weeks old, Josie isn't expected to even live to be a year old. But she's not ready to give up. Life-changing surgery can increase her lifespan to over 10 years, which is what it should be. This surgery can't be completed without generous donations though. The Carthage Humane Society in Missouri used to be able to cover surgeries like this, but because of COVID-19, fundraising events have been canceled. So, Josie needs your help to get...
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