Walker came to us a couple weeks ago. He’s you’re typical coon hound, a little bit vocal and very loving and intelligent. All the pictures are through the fence because as soon as I came in with him all he wanted was to sit in my lap and lick my face. 🙂 He’s only about 18 months old and has already had a hard start, but that doesn’t stop him from giving his all and loving fully.
Walker broke his leg while hunting. He got hung up in a fence and was taken to the vet. After he returned home he chewed off his cast and was never taken back in. His leg never had a chance to heal correctly. He is currently scheduled to go in for surgery in Des Moines on the 26th. The will fuse the bones in his ankle. Because he is so young there is a good chance he won’t even have a limp after he heals.
Here is where we need your help. We need both a home for Walker to recover in and the funds to help cover his surgery. If you can open up your home and foster Walker during his recovery please fill out a foster home application here. It will be an 8-10 week recovery and he will have to be kept calm. (As much as is possible with a young coon hound 🙂 ) As for the costs, his surgery will cost between $1,500 and $1,800. You can donate on our website, here. Just specify “Walker” as the recipient of the funds.
We’re hoping for a full recovery for Walker. He’s a great boy and deserves to live a great life! Check back for updates!