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Honor the Memory of Your Beloved Dog - A Haven to Home Emergency Medical Fund
Cinnamon's Memorial Fund
In memory of their beloved dog, Cinnamon, Haven to Home has received a generous gift from her owners to establish Cinnamon's Memorial Fund.
This fund will be used to help defray excessive medical costs, for dogs brought into Haven to Home's program, to save the dog's life and/or assure the dog is provided a quality of life.
In addition to accepting general donations for the fund, memorial contributions will be accepted to honor the memory of beloved dogs who have passed on. Your brief memorial message and a small picture of your dog will be posted here on Cinnamon's Memorial Wall. Please use the Paypal link below to make your gift or print the form to mail in a gift. A special THANK YOU to Cinnamon's owners for their generous gift to honor Cinnamon's memory.
If you'd like to mail your gift please print the brochure here.
Cinnamon's Memorial Wall:
Cinnamon Bear was a loyal and happy Tibetan Terrier who loved tractor rides, long walks to the creek every evening, and chasing George the family cat up trees whenever the opportunity arose. She looked forward to long boat rides on the river in the summer. In winter she danced in the falling snow and ran through snow piles using her face for a plow. On windy days she would sit in the driveway and let the breeze blow in her face as if she was riding in the car with her head out the window, which she often did on many of our family drives.
In April 2010 a small bump appeared on Cinnamon's side. This was the start of what would be a tragic outcome for our little furry friend. A visit to our vet revealed a large tumor surrounding the liver. The next step was an ultrasound for a clearer picture of the involvement of the tumor. The news was no better. The lump on her side was due to the tumor, which had severely displaced her organs now causing them to protrude out her side. With heavy hearts we packed her up and headed to Cornell Veterinary Hospital with hopes of a miracle. It was an amazing facility and Cinnamon was treated like a queen, but the miracle we hoped for was not meant to be. With the placement of the tumor so close to a main blood supply to the liver and severely displaced organs her chances for a successful surgery and recovery were poor. After one more surgeon's painfully honest opinion, we did what we thought was the best for her.....to live out the rest of her life, as comfortably as she could, for what ever time she had left.
On December 12, 2010, despite being very weak, Cinnamon insisted on going outside. There she took her last walk through a snow pile, saved just for her in the shadow of our house, just a few hours before her last breath.
Our hope is that in memory of Cinnamon, donations to her Memorial/Medical Emergency Fund will help provide the medical attention needed to save the lives of animals that have a chance to recover and enjoy a happy, healthy future.
In memory of Sebastian. Dennis' loyal little buddy and sidekick who faithfully worked in the store with him every day.
Gracey - Good little girl of Lisa Kellett sadly missed. Gift given by Wilma Stevenson.
In loving memory of Tyler Bear and Teddy Bear. Pictured with their loving boys is Rodney Blausser and his dear late wife Patty. Thank you Mr. Blausser.
"In loving memory of Mugsy, the oldest boy of our dear friends, Dave and Chris. Rest in peace, buddy!" Gift given by the Troutman family.