Please Donate for Darling (Spaying/Dental)

July 17, 2014: A lot has happened in such a short time. I recently got an interview for a new position and I received my exit allowance/severance. Thus I am going to close this donation page. Thank you to the donor for the 100,000 won! At the time I received it I was in a desperate situation and Darling really needed to start her basic medical procedures, etc. When the dogs and I are settled into a new place, I will be sure to pay it forward to another animal in need! ♥♥♥

July 14, 2014: Darling got her next set of vaccinations today! A second dose of Canine Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus Vaccine and the Canine Coronavirus Vaccine. Her next and last shot is scheduled for August 3rd, 2014. I will then finally be able to schedule spaying and dental scaling.
She did so much better today! She was still fearful but she didn't lash out or poop herself or flail around like she did last time.

July 10, 2014:

I got an email from a generous donor but I haven't had a chance to check my account yet because just as I was, I ran out of pages in my bank book. I have time tomorrow to head to the bank to ask for a new one before they close but in the meantime I'm just going to write that we have raised 100,000 won of the 400,000 won goal. Thank you! I'm going to keep donors anonymous just to be safe but if you don't mind me listing your name, please let me know. Darling has had some progress, not big leaps, but small changes in her behavior like using the pee pad more often and less accidents. She plays back a little now when Odessa tries to play with her and when we go on walks, she doesn't freak out as much when somebody approaches. I still try to walk her where there is very little people because as soon as she sees a group of people up ahead she brakes and tries to pull back to where she feels safe. She's also stopped barking when I leave the apartment in the morning for work but she still barks when I leave on an errand and she wasn't expecting it. She usually barks and whines for about half a minute and goes quiet. I'm going to visit the vet tomorrow to inquire about finishing Darling's vaccinations because they said they'd message me but it's been almost three weeks now.

June 27, 2014:
Hi everyone,

I thought I'd post a short video of Odessa and Darling (My forever pup and her foster sister). I found Odessa when she was recommended to me by volunteers and her foster on the ARK site. Her original name is Osoon and I sometimes still call her that. The one year anniversary of when I adopted her is coming up and I can't imagine my life without her and can't even imagine how I got along previously without her. She's filled an emptiness in my life I didn't even know I had and I hope I'm fulfilling all her expectations as her fur momma. Recently, another dog has come into my life and it couldn't have happened at a more uncertain time. I found her on the streets and unfortunately have not been able to locate her original owner(s). I named her Darling (after Wendy Darling) because I needed to call her something other than "Lost Dog". I am working to try and get Darling up to date on vaccinations but I need help with her spaying and dental scaling. Please help if you can and check out Darling's profile if you are willing to be her temporary foster. Please keep in mind that Darling is skittish and scared of people.

Thank you~!

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UPDATE (June 24, 2014): Darling started her vaccinations today! She got the Canine Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus Vaccine and the Rabies vaccine. I went to the vet across the street from me because Darling is still very skittish of the outdoors and terrified of strangers. We had to muzzle her because like I mentioned before, she is a fear-biter. The poor thing was so terrified once the vet and assistants started handling her that she pooped herself 3 times. The vet took the opportunity to check her poop and fortunately found nothing amiss. Strangely though, throughout it all, she didn't make a sound. We are scheduled for another set of vaccinations in one or two weeks (they said they'd message me to bring her in). I then took Odessa, my forever dog, to our regular vet and found that she has issues with her bladder again and her kidneys are in bad shape. She is taking medication and I have to make sure to give her lots of water and add wet food but the vet warned me that there's a chance that she won't get better, just stabilized, and it's possible that she'll need more treatment later on. Because of this reason and more, trying to get Darling into adoptable shape is getting harder for me to afford on my own. If you can, please help me with Darling's vet bills. Thank you!

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Hello everyone! I never thought I'd ever have to do this but Darling just sort of ran into my life at the last moment. She was a lost dog I picked up on May 29, 2014. I was in car pool heading back home and the teacher who drives me home noticed that there was a little dog running down the middle of the road. Our windows were rolled down because the weather was hot and he called out to the dog: "Why are you in the road?" The dog heard him and actually ran into our path as he was trying to drive past it. We almost hit her. He stopped the car and I got out. I called to her and she came trotting over. She seemed a little hesitant but she let me pick her up. When I got into the car with her, she knocked out in my arms. She must've been exhausted running down that burning asphalt. Later on I would notice she had sunburns on her ears and nose and her paws were slightly burnt. The first thing I did when I got dropped off back home was to put her into my forever dog's carrier and take her to my vet who confirmed she had no microchip and seemed relatively healthy. I put her on heart worm preventative a few days later when it became less and less apparent we would find her owner. For the next two weeks I scoured Korean lost and found sites, posted on Facebook pages, took her to vets, walked her up and down the riverbed, taped up found posters, and had a friend call the local shelter. We found no sign or word that anybody was looking for her. So I tried to find her a better forever home, only to realize that she was not ready. She needs time, training, and rehabilitation.

My contract ends next month. I've been trying to find another position but I'm not going to risk putting her or myself in a desperate situation, which is why I've been asking for a temporary foster to take her in until I can secure a new stable job.

In the meantime, while all this uncertainty is happening, I think it's important I deal with all her medical requirements and issues. She needs a full extensive check up, vaccinations, spaying, and dental scaling. The check up and vaccinations I think I can afford but I need help with her spaying and dental work. I was going to wait but realized spaying and getting her teeth healthy should be a priority.

So despite the less than ideal situation I'm in, I'm not willing to give up on Darling. I know she can be a great dog and with time, she can be ready to be adopted out to a family that she deserves.

I need your help!

The estimate for the spaying is 250,000 won.
The dental scaling will cost about 150,000 won.

If you can help with the vet bills please transfer donations to my bank account:


Every little bit helps! Please let me know if you've made a donation and how much so I can keep track.
Thank you for reading.

Link to Darling's profile:

Tags: vet bills, spay/neuter, surgery