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I'm running so that dogs just like our bandit have a better life.
Genna has attended so many cruelty and neglect cases. But she was shocked when
she saw little Bandit for the first time.
His fur was
so heavily matted and he was obviously in pain.
He snapped and growled at Inspector Genna, even though she was
there to help him. This was going to be a challenge for him, and for Inspector
Imagine how scared he must have been – not
knowing that a better life was just around the corner.
Bandit had been living outside in a garden in the South West.
Bandit’s owner said that he hadn’t been clipped for months, but it was more
like years. She knew she couldn’t provide proper care for Bandit, so
surrendered him to the Inspector.
Bandit was in so much pain from the heavy matting of his fur
pulling on his skin. He couldn’t bear to be handled and would snap and try to
bite anyone who tried.
The vets removed over a kilo of matted fur. They had trouble finding
his tail from the large clumps of matted fur. Bandit was given a dose of pain
relief to ease his discomfort.
Bandit’s road to recovery had begun, but it was
not going to be easy.
It’s likely that Bandit had not been taken to a vet very often,
and his matted fur was covering up a number of other health issues that needed
to be treated.
generous people like you, he would be able to get all the medical treatment and
care he needed to recover.
With daily gentle care, some anxiety medication and behaviour
exercises, Bandit started to show signs of improvement in his behaviour. After
a week or so, he stopped growling at animal attendants, or trying to snap at
them when they wanted to take him for a walk.
Bandit’s future was uncertain before he was rescued – but thanks
to incredible supporters like you, he found our loving new home.
such I’m running to the rescue from 18-31 October to help RSPCA’s incredible
inspectors save more animals like Bandit from cruelty. With your help, RSPCA’s
inspectors can rescue all these creatures great and small!
Please suppawt me by making a tax-deductible donation to my fundraising page. Every dollar raised will help keep more kittens, puppies, farm animals and wildlife safe.
Thank you so much!
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I’ve raised $350
Reached 50% of fitness goal
Reached 100% of fitness goal
Thank you to my Sponsors
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Kerry And Chris Bonwick
A great cause Garth. Good luck.
On ya Garth
Chris & Brenda
Russell & Maureen Parry
Bandit is so beautiful. I can't believe how neglected he was. Keep up the good work Garth.
Good luck Garth & Bandit!!
Well done Garth Kindness is great
Andrew & Rita
How lucky for Bandit that you’re such a good doggy dad and that you want to help other dogs like him! Good work, Garth!
Love your dog Bandit - my daughter Kate in Abu Dhabi had a dog called Bandit too but had to leave it behind in LA. Broke her heart. Good luck with the rum
Good luck Garth - good exercise for you (!) and great help to the RSPCA
Awesome effort Garth on both the run and the fundraising for a great cause!!