Website Maintained by Website to the Rescue
Harley's Hope Foundation   ©   2010 - 2018   •  All Rights Reserved
Our purpose is to ensure low income pet parents and their companion or service animals remain together when issues arise.  The goal in doing so is to prevent at-risk animals from being surrendered or falling victim to euthanasia for treatable conditions and behaviors.

[Read More about Us]
Stay informed.
Join our mailing list.

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter



Volunteer With Us

We're always in need of dedicated volunteers to assist us in carrying out our mission.  If you'd like to help us keep more pets and their people together, please apply today
Did you know catnip has numerous health benefits?  Click here to learn more and to help support Harley's Hope Foundation
To read about the animals we've helped, please visit our Facebook & Twitter pages.

These are just a few of the animals helped by Harley's Hope Foundation
via assistance with major veterinary care, behavioral training, or emergency foster care.
Winter Pet Hazards
Connie applied for help for her family's dog, Whiskey, a young lab mix. Whiskey had an intestinal blockage and without surgery, he would have died within a day or so. Connie and her son live on Social Security disability income and have faced terrible times in recent years, including the accidental death of her son's father and her own battle with stage 4 cancer. Connie told us that her son absolutely loves Whiskey and sleeps with the dog who has helped him cope with his father's sudden passing.
Jesus and Chubbs are two out of three 7 week old pups diagnosed with Parvo. Sadly, the third pup, Raider, did not survive long enough to receive treatment. These two were hospitalized for several days, but are home now and on the road to recovery. Their large, human family lives on one income and thought they were doing a good deed when they took mama dog in from a bad situation.

Our first case of 2018 is definitely a cautionary tale involving vaccines and medical records. Maverick is a sweet, 9 week old pup who was hospitalized in a veterinary ER for 10 days battling parvovirus and roundworm. His person, Robert, got the pup from a breeder. Unfortunately, once Maverick became ill and was hospitalized, the breeder refused to return Rob's calls and pleas for help and information. Whether you get your new pet from a breeder, a rescue/shelter, or take in that "free" puppy or kitten from a neighbor, ALWAYS get copies of their vaccine records and the person or organization's policy on helping with sick animals post-adoption.

They say "no good deed goes unpunished" and Patrick learned that harsh lesson just recently.  He had adopted a friend's dog, Beiya, when the friend deployed two weeks prior to the dog falling ill.  At 9 years of age, Beiya was hardly a spring chicken, but Patrick expected to get down the road a bit before dealing with a potential tragedy.  It seems Beiya swallowed something she shouldn't have and it became lodged in her stomach.  She needed surgery right away to save her life, but Patrick, who works in a restaurant, needed help with the cost.

Claudio is 6 year old, male kitty who is facing a life-threatening emergency. He developed a urinary blockage due to crystals and a urinary tract infection over the weekend. His mom, Rebecca, a college student, got him to the emergency room when she noticed Claudio was struggling to urinate and what little he was passing was bloody. He was treated with IV fluids and meds in the ER, catheterized and sent home.

Nikita, a 10 year old Husky, has had chronic ear infections for the past several months. She was treated for infection, but when her ear began bleeding, Nikita and her mom, Marlena, were referred to a specialist who put the dog on stronger medication. Once the infection cleared and they were able to get a better look inside, the veterinarian saw something that warranted a CT scan and they found a mass.

February 27, 2018 is World Spay Day! 

Each year, one day in February serves as a reminder of one of the most powerful tools of animal welfare.  Some may argue that surgery hardly sounds like a thing to celebrate, but when that surgery prevents millions of animals from being abandoned and/or developing painful forms of cancer, the picture gets a little more clear.  

Click here to learn more.