Helping Hands for Hearts Fund

Unfortunately, many of the dogs that RADAR helps have not been loved and cared for the way they deserve, and many arrive at the shelter heartworm positive. For too many dogs, this is an automatic death sentence. Dogs who test positive sometimes are not even given the opportunity to be adopted or pulled by a rescue. Why? Because heartworm treatment costs money, and most shelters and rescues do not have the funds.

Due to this great need, we have established the Helping Hands for Hearts Fund. This fund is designed to supplement RADAR’s assistance of heartworm positive dogs by providing $50 to $100 towards each dog helped, as long as funds are available. Take a look at all of the dogs who have received assistance through this fund. Please click here to view links to articles and videos about heartworm treatment and prevention.

Prior to RADAR helping us, we did not have as many heartworm positive dogs even make it to the adoption floor. I am very pleased that it’s no longer a death sentence for a dog who comes into our shelter heartworm positive! RADAR has helped save so many dogs in Darlington, SC. Instead of telling a medically challenged dog, ‘We can’t afford to help you,’ we can now give them hope and a chance at life. — Susan Blakeney, RADAR’s Darlington County shelter liaison.

Your contributions to the Helping Hands for Hearts Fund will help us save more heartworm positive dogs by providing them with a second chance at life.

To see donors and assisted dogs from previous years, please click below:

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Donor List for the HHH Fund

Thank you to the following contributors:

Debbie Crider; Mariam Wright, in honor of Mary Lou Seymour; Jay Pulli & Peggy Marshall; Ken Siegert & Rick Thompson, in loving memory of their RADAR-assisted dog, Alice (fka Jordanna); Pamela Garnick, in memory of Alice (fka Jordanna); Chewy.com; The Men of 1789b; Kay Harrold; Elaine Stevens; Melissa Feeney, in honor of Bridget Johnson’ birthday; Rebecca Brafman; Marc Ehrenberg; Melissa Bitting

Dogs Assisted Through the HHH Fund

Sheba
$100

Bubbles
$100

Smoky
$100

Delilah
$100

China
$100

Harley
$50

Rita Mae
$50

Griffin
$50

Heather
$100

Alex
$100

Marley
$50

Lola
$100

Rem
$100

Jenny
$100

Harmony
$100

Sarah
$100

Delilah
$50

Jasper
$100

Magoo
$50

Happy
$100

Sasha
$100

Pawley
$100

Sandy
$100

Liza
$100

Ping
$50

Oreo
$100

Rock
$100

Nelly
$100

Beau
$100

Lilo
$100

Dixie
$100

Smokey
$100

Matt
$100

Cotton
$100

Scarlett
$100

Paul
$100

Brooke
$100

Samantha
$100

Skip
$100

Rudolph
$100

Maria
$100

Theos
$100

Montley
$50

Sissy
$100

Robert
$100

Balto
$100

Chandler
$100

Olivia
$100

Patsy
$50

Tyson
$50

Ranger
$100

Dallas
$100

Teddy
$100

Sully
$50

Humphrey
$100

Ophelia
$50

Trigger
$100

Bartley
$100

Brad
$100

Mandy
$100

Romeo
$100

Dupree
$100

Aladdin
$100

Jordan
$100

Mufasa
$100

Petunia
$100

Geezer
$100

Annabelle
$100

Goldie
$100

Hadley
$100

Zoey
$100

Rin
$100

Ace
$100

Avery
$100

Hoss
$100

Alexis
$100

Langston
$100

Pru
$100

Buddy
$100

Petey
$100

Lou
$100

Kaizer
$100

Roddy
$100

Theodore
$100

Wally
$100

Beau
$100

Noel
$100

Sabine
$100

Dunsten
$100

Betty-Joe
$100

Carl
$100

Ari
$100

Marilyn
$100

Riggs
$100

Aspen
$100

Carrie
$100

Rio
$100

Roscoe
$100

Travis
$100

Demi
$50

Delaney
$100

Susie
$100

Evie
$50

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Heartworm Disease in Dogs

You might also find these links helpful:

You’ve heard it before – your dogs should be on heartworm preventatives (preferably year-round, so that you don’t forget to start again!). Some might say that it’s too expensive. It’s about $150 for a year’s supply of preventative and for the cost of the test… or about 40 cents a day. That cost is well worth it when you consider the pain heartworms will cause your beloved pet, and the pain of potentially losing your pet to something that you can prevent.

Take a look at all of the dogs who have received assistance just this year through the Helping Hands for Hearts fund, and please make a donation.