In memory of JAKE, a 3-year-old yellow Lab, who passed away during treatment for advanced Heartworm disease.
Jake arrived at the Humane Society of the Delta in West Helena, Arkansas, with a fever and a cough. He tested positive for Heartworm. C.A.R.E. was contacted to find Jake rescue assistance. Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue committed to Jake and C.A.R.E. agreed to help with his heartworm treatment and to arrange his transportation to Denver.
While traveling West to Colorado, Jake had layovers with other rescuers in St. Louis and Kansas City. He charmed them with his sweet disposition. He traveled next to Hays, KS and received treatment at the Animal Health Center in Hays. Three days later, Jake had an unusually severe reaction to the treatment and did not survive.
In recognition of this courageous, handsome, and wonderful dog, C.A.R.E. has started a fund in his memory. Donations raised will help other shelter animals with medical conditions or injuries. As funds allow, C.A.R.E. will also help pay for some spay/neuter procedures to get animals ready for rescue.
There will always be animals that need assistance. C.A.R.E. hopes to help some that need it the most. C.A.R.E. will raise funds separately for Jake's Fund. In doing so, veterinary costs to the shelters and rescues are significantly reduced for the animals we help in Jake's memory.
Please donate online (link on this page) or mail donations to C.A.R.E. at 5276 S. Hanover Way, Englewood, CO 80111 with a note in the memo section for Jake's Fund.
All of the animals pictured on this page have been helped by Jake's Fund.