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Central Texas K9 deputy needs help with medical bills

By on April 5, 2022 0

Gatesville, Texas (KWTX) – the The Coryell County Sheriff’s Office is asking for donations to help cover medical expenses for K-9 Deputy Stana, who needs surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left rear leg.

A GoFundMe account was created to help the department raise funds.

“If you can find the strength in your hearts to help this incredible young woman who has served Coryell County faithfully… Stana has spent the past five years helping deputies find and eliminate illegal narcotics throughout the county” , the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post. Publish.

The six-year-old dog is said to have suffered an injury and cannot put weight on his injured leg, “which causes stress on his hips, back and right leg, as well as causing him quite a bit of pain and discomfort,” the sheriff said. said the office.

The surgery, which will be performed locally at the Coryell Veterinary Clinic, would cost between $1,200 and $1,670 and the sheriff’s office does not have the budgeted funds to cover the procedure.

Once the surgery is done, Stana will retire with her master “to live out the rest of her years as pain-free as possible,” the sheriff’s office said.

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