Dear Dogster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Dogster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Dogster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Dogster magazine, www.dogster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
Thank you for clicking this page and listening to our story. Recently we adopted a beagle named Rosco that's about 4 months old and unfortunately he suffered a really nasty fall from the very top of the stairs. This left him limping and whimpering to the point where we couldn't even touch him to try and help. We went to several vets, spending even more money just for x-rays and quotas. We waited a long time for x-rays, hoping the vet would send us home with a "just let him rest a couple of days, he'll be fine," but in reality it was news that would change this little puppy's life forever. He had a fractured fibula and a dislocated growth plate. Without the plate in the correct spot, his leg is completely useless. They said if we did not get the surgery, he would be limping for the rest of his life, but he can still live a normal life. We watch him limp to his water bowl and limp back into bed. We have owned him for just a month, yet we are so attached to this little guy. (despite how much pee gets all over our things) It really breaks our hearts to see him moving around doing his daily activities. Just watching him limp for the past couple of days kills us, we can't imagine how horrible it would be for him to live with this condition for the many years he has ahead of him. We got an estimate of about $5,000, it could be less, but it could also be more. As college students, there is only so much we can pull out of our own pockets to spend on another life.
We aren't asking for a big donation, every little penny helps us move closer to our goal of raising his playful puppy spirit back up. We appreciate any type of donation and we thank you for your time.