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Local animal rescue saves beagle and then raises money for her surgery to walk

Stella is a beagle pup born with misplaced knee-caps; she can't walk properly. She was spotted by Operation Ava, a Philly based no-kill animal rescue, and they began raising money for her surgery-soon Stella will walk confidently into her new life.

 
 
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PRLog - Feb. 17, 2012 - PHILADELPHIA -- During tough economic times, philanthropic giving plummets. One lucky dog named Stella
hasn’t had her cause hindered by the economy. Stella was born with a medical disorder
called Bi-Lateral Patellar Luxation, her kneecaps are misplaced on her legs and she cannot walk properly. Operation Ava, a Northern Liberties, Philadelphia no-kill animal rescue saved Stella from an overburdened shelter in the South-where she faced the possibility of euthanasia. The rescue quickly realized she needed surgery and launched a campaign to raise money to help Stella get the surgery she needs and walk confidently into her new life. Operation Ava hopes that after the beagle puppy’s 6-week recovery period, Stella will be adopted.

Stella has become a local celebrity. The surgery date has been tentatively scheduled for
February 29th, 2012. Everyone who meets Stella is infected by her upbeat and playful
personality. Operation Ava is still raising money for Stella’s post-surgical care as well as for
other needy animals. Stella’s full story has been chronicled in a video to help educate people on her story and spread the word about the local non-profit that new Stella was special, http://youtu.be/gsOTTLg2i5A. To donate to Stella’s care and to help other animals in need please go to www.operationava.org and click the donate tab or send checks to the Save-ALife Center, located at 858 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19320.




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Operation Ava is a no-kill animal rescue located in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Their mission is to provide life saving rescue and medical assistance for dogs and cats and the families that care for them.

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Source:Operation Ava
Phone:215-922-6023 x 26
Zip:19106
Location:Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - United States
Industry:Animals, Activism
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