Buddy Saved by the Jesse & Bandit Fund

November 2018

Richmond puppy Buddy was about to be put down because his owner couldn’t afford a costly surgery. A last-minute help from the Jesse & Bandit Fund ensured Buddy could enjoy life without pain and was reunited with his family. Here is how the local news media reported on the case:

Taylor – British Columbia’s First Canine Open Heart Surgery

November 2015

The story of Taylor’s operation has received considerable media interest and coverage.  You can read more about this case via some of the media links noted here:

Teak the Police Dog


Global News BC – Abused Dog Rescue – July 28, 2013.

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Vancouver Sun – A2 – Vancouver police dog recovering – Tiffany Crawford – January 13, 2013.

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The Province – A4 – Stabbed dog to be retired – John Colebourn & Glenda Luymes – January 13, 2013.

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Metro – A1 – This dog’s lucky to be alive – Phylicia Torrevillas – January 13, 2013.

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